159 fatwas

  • Making Athkaar (mentioning Allaah) is not a condition for the validity of Tawaaf rounds Date: 13-1-2010

    It was my first time to go for ‘Umrah some time ago and I was not aware of the rulings of ‘Umrah. While circumambulating the Ka‘bah in the second and the third rounds I was not sure whether I made any Athkaar or supplications or not. Therefore, I made two rounds to substitute the second and third rounds. I recited some reported supplications.. More

  • Tawaaf without ablution Date: 11-1-2010

    A woman performed Tawaaf without ablution and forgot to repeat it during the month of Hajj. What is she required to do?.. More

  • Missing Tawaaf Al-Ifaadhah due to ignorance Date: 11-1-2010

    Allaah Blessed me with Hajj two years ago. It was the first time I performed Hajj. After I threw the pebbles for Al-‘Aqabah Al-Kubra, I shaved my hair, terminated the state of Ihraam, and spent the night of the 11 and 12 days of Thul-Hijaah in Mina. Whilst there, I threw the pebbles (of the 11th and 12th) then I went to Makkah to perform the farewell.. More

  • Minor termination of Ihraam Date: 11-1-2010

    When can a pilgrim terminate the state of Ihraam? We will return home after staying the night in Muzdalifah and before throwing the pebbles. Our home lies outside the boundaries of the Sacred Precincts... More

  • Forced to authorize someone to throw the pebbles Date: 11-1-2010

    A man forced his wife to authorize him to throw the pebbles on her behalf although she was capable of doing so by herself?.. More

  • Going to At-Taa’if after performing the Farewell Tawaaf Date: 10-1-2010

    A pilgrim has finished the rituals of ‘Umrah and wants to make the Farewell Tawaaf and leave the Sanctuary, but he wants to visit At-Taa’if. Should he make the Tawaaf and go to At-Taa’if or is At-Taa’if part of the Sanctuary, knowing that he intends to visit Al-Madeenah after that?.. More

  • Combining between Maghrib and ‘Ishaa in Muzdalifah and staying there for prayer time only Date: 10-1-2010

    I performed Hajj this year and on our way from ‘Arafaat to Mina we performed the Maghrib and ‘Ishaa’ Prayers combined and shortened. Later, we realized that we had not entered Muzdalifah yet, for we saw a sign indicating the beginning of Muzdalifah. A Muslim advised us to perform the prayers again, and we did but we did not stay in Muzdalifah.. More

  • Purification upon throwing the pebbles? Date: 10-1-2010

    Is it a condition that the pilgrim performs ablution upon hurling the Jamraat in Hajj on the Days of Tashreeq?.. More

  • Performing part of Tawaaf in the second floor Date: 10-1-2010

    During Hajj, and while circumambulating the Ka‘bah, I made the first two rounds at the ground floor. Because the place was overcrowded and I was unable to continue in the ground floor, I went to the second floor and performed the remaining five rounds without starting from the beginning. Is that valid?.. More

  • Advancing and delaying the Sa‘y of Hajj Date: 7-1-2010

    Is it permissible to perform Sa‘y for Hajj on the seventh day of Thul-Hijjah or earlier?.. More

  • The ruling on shortening some parts of the pilgrim's hair Date: 6-1-2010

    I performed Hajj and when I arrived at Al-Haram (the Sacred Mosque). I performed ‘Umrah (lesser pilgrimage) and after making Tawaaf and Sa‘ee between Mounts As-Safa and Al-Marwah, I lost my companion to whom I had given all my belongings out of fear of it being damaged. The last ritual remaining was to shorten my hair, as they told us, but I.. More

  • The ruling on going from ‘Arafah to Makkah before going to Muzdalifah Date: 6-1-2010

    My wife and I intended to perform Hajj with our one year and three month old baby girl who is very attached to her mother. We went from ‘Arafah to our house in the Al-‘Azeeziyyah district of Makkah instead of heading directly to Muzdalifah in order to feed the child, change her diaper, and fulfill our own needs as well. After that, we went on.. More

  • Ruling on neglecting Ramal in Tawaaf and running in Sa‘y Date: 21-12-2009

    May Allaah accept fasting and Qiyaam (standing in Prayer) from us and you. I went for making ‘Umrah (lesser pilgrimage) in Ramadhaan, and all praise is due to Allaah, but in Tawaaf I did not do Ramal during the first three rounds. Also, in Sa‘y I did not run between the two green marks. In the third Sa‘y, I went to drink water because I.. More

  • The rationale behind Ramal being impermissible for women during Sa‘y Date: 21-12-2009

    The Sa‘y between As-Safa and Al-Marwah is done in compliance with the practice of Haajar the wife of Prophet Ibraaheem, may Allaah exalt his mention. My question is, why are men, but not women, required to do Ramal between the two green marks during Sa‘y when they do that in compliance with a woman’s practice?.. More

  • Pelted only one Jamrat on the 11th and 12th of Thul Hijjah Date: 8-9-2009

    I did HAJJ in 2007. I pelted stones on Jamrat Aqaba on 10 ZILHAJ, shaved my head, made sacrifice thru bank on same date and finally removed my IHRAM. On 11 ZILHAJ, pelted stones on Jamrat Wusta and performed Tawafa Ziyara. Same night had sex with my wife. On 12 Zilhaj pelted stones on Jamrat Sughra. On 13 Zilhaj performed Tawaf Alwida Is my HAJJ.. More