159 fatwas

  • Pushes wheelchair for a disabled person; is his Tawaf and Sa‘y valid? Date: 21-9-2014

    I intend to perform ‘Umrah in the coming month of Sha‘baan, Allah Willing. I will be accompanying my grandmother, and she is an old woman who cannot perform tawaf (circumambulation) and sa‘y (going back and forths between Mount Safa and Mount Marwah) except in a wheelchair, and I will be taking care of that (i.e. pushing the wheelchair). Does.. More

  • Tawaf is not invalidated by vomiting Date: 21-9-2014

    During Hajj, a woman vomited while performing tawaf al-ifadhah (circumambulation for Hajj). She cleaned the place of vomiting and did not perform ablution, then she completed tawaf till the end of the seven rounds. Is she liable to anything?.. More

  • A pilgrim dies before performing Tawaf al-Ifaadhah Date: 21-9-2014

    What is the ruling on a pilgrim who died but performed neither tawaf al-ifaadhah (Hajj circumambulation) nor tawaf al-wadaa‘ (farewell circumambulation)?.. More

  • Doubt after performing an act of worship is meaningless Date: 21-9-2014

    What is the religious ruling concerning a woman who performed Hajj and intended to combine tawaf al-ifadhah (circumbulation for Hajj) and tawaaf al-Wadaa‘ (circumambulation before leaving Mecca) in one tawaf (circumambulation), but now she doubts that, when she was in Mecca, she held the intention of performing tawaf al-wadaa‘ only? What should.. More

  • Delays leaving Mina until after sunset; what to do? Date: 21-9-2014

    I performed Hajj, praise be to Allah, with a group from Kuwait. The group hastened to leave Mina having spent only two nights there without any excuse, given that the group organizers delayed the throwing of pebbles until after the Maghrib prayer in the second day of Tashreeq. Should we have stayed at Mina that night as well? Is it incumbent on us to.. More

  • Sunnah prayers do not substitute for the two rak‘ahs of tawaf Date: 21-9-2014

    Should the two rak‘ahs (units of prayer) offered after tawaf (circumambulation) during ‘Umrah be separate and independent rak‘ahs or may they be two rak‘ahs of Sunnah prayer for an obligatory prayer for example? What is the ruling on these two rak‘ahs if one performs tawaf after the Asr prayer (a time in which prayer is disliked)?.. More

  • Authorizing someone to throw pebbles without a valid excuse entails offering a sacrificial animal Date: 17-9-2014

    A few years ago, I performed Hajj, all praise be to Allah. On the first day of tashreeq (i.e. the 11th of Thul-Hijjah) and after throwing at Jamrat Al-‘Aqabah (stoning of the devil), my mother fell to the ground due to the heavy throng. Therefore, my brother took my mother's pebbles to throw them on her behalf and I insisted that my mother and all.. More

  • Acts of Hajj for which purity is a condition Date: 17-9-2014

    Praise be to Allah, I performed the rituals of Hajj, but some small drops of urine used to come out of me. I am thinking about this ever since I returned from Hajj. Is my Hajj accepted or not? Should I repeat the Hajj, in spite of its great expenses, or is there an expiation that I should observe. Please advise... More

  • Nothing wrong with performing tawaf by day and delaying sa‘y till night Date: 16-9-2014

    I arrived at Makkah to perform ‘Umrah. I arrived after the ‘Ishaa’ prayer. I did not pray Maghrib. After tawaf (circumambulating), I combined and shortened Maghrib and ‘Ishaa’, then I performed sa‘y (going back and forth between Mount Safa and Mount Marwah). Is my ‘Umrah valid, knowing that I came from Kuwait by plane?.. More

  • Spending the night at the end of Muzdalifah instead of Mina in case the crowds are too big Date: 16-9-2014

    Our camps in Hajj were located at the end of Muzdalifah, and we did not spend the night in Mina. They said that there is a fatwa that allows our stay in this location. Was our stay in this location valid?.. More

  • Throwing the Jamrah with eight pebbles Date: 19-1-2014

    During Hajj, when I came to throwing the pebbles, I doubted the number of pebbles which I had thrown in the pit. So, I considered the lesser number in order to be sure that they are seven. When I threw the pebbles of the next Jamrah and counted the total number of pebbles, I discovered that eight pebbles were thrown at the first Jamrah, because I had.. More

  • The due time of the Farewell Tawaaf Date: 19-1-2014

    Is it permissible to perform the Farewell Tawaaf two days before I leave Makkah, given that I frequent the Ka‘bah and pray there after the Farewell Tawaaf? .. More

  • Some rulings about shaving and shortening hair Date: 19-1-2014

    To end the state of Ihraam, one is required to shave or shorten his hair. I would like to ask the following relevant questions: 1- Is the head hair meant only? Or does the command include hair of other bodily parts? Is the evidence behind specifying the head hair the verse in which Allaah The Exalted Says (what means): {with your heads shaved and.. More

  • Enjoining good and forbidding evil during Tawaaf is permissible, not considered arguing Date: 19-1-2014

    During Tawaaf, I saw a pilgrim near me beating another one with his leg. I stopped him with my hand and said to him: "Why are you doing that to your brother?" Thereupon, he wanted to beat me on my face with his shoe without saying any word. I said to him: "Sufficient for me Is Allaah and He Is The Best Disposer of affairs." Then he drew the shoe from.. More

  • Ruling on performing Sa‘y after the Farewell Tawaaf Date: 16-1-2014

    My husband and I performed Hajj last year and we performed Sa‘y between As-Safa and Al-Marwah after performing the Farewell Tawaaf. We did not know that this is impermissible. Is our Hajj valid? Should we do something to make it valid? .. More