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  • No need to wash new Ihraam clothes Date: 11-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Shaykhs. With Allah's mercy, I will be going on Hajj this year, praise be to Him. My question is: do we have to wash new Ihraam (ritual state of consecration) clothes for women or men before wearing them the first time (out of respect of going to Makkah and Madeenah)? Please supplicate for us so that we can do all rituals without.. More

  • Ruling on reciting Talbiyah in congregation Date: 8-9-2015

    What is the ruling on making congregational Talbiyah (phrase said in Hajj and ‘Umrah) and Takbeer (saying Allaahu Akbar [Allaah is the Greatest])? .. More

  • Ruling on decorating the house to celebrate the pilgrim's return home Date: 2-9-2015

    What is your opinion about celebrating the return of a pilgrim from Hajj by decorating the interior of the house? .. More

  • Drinking Zamzam water while standing / What to say to a person returning home from Makkah Date: 20-11-2014

    Is it necessary/obligatory to drink the Zam Zam water in standing position? What should we say when meet the man/woman at first time after he/she returned performing Haj/Umra? .. More

  • Celebrating the return of pilgrims and decorating the house Date: 8-3-2012

    Is it permissible to celebrate the return of pilgrims by decorating the house and writing on the walls? .. More

  • Feels embarrassed to kiss his wife after having kissed the Black Stone Date: 12-4-2011

    I have just offer My UMMRAH. and luckly ALLAH SWT give chance me many time to touch Khana Kaba and kiss the BLACK STONE and Cloth of Kaba. now i have return back, and as a human being i have my sex desires with my wife. but when ever i do kiss to my wife on lips and other body parts i feel ashamed that these lips has kissed the GOD HOUSE . and what.. More

  • Using the nickname 'Hajji' to call the Muslim who performed Hajj Date: 22-3-2010

    assalamu alaykum! mostly of the muslim brothers here in southeast asia are used to add the name Haji on their first name if they finished a Hajj.Is this bidaah? or any dalil from the hadith and quran in regards to this matter?.. More

  • Holding festivals to bid farewell to a pilgrim and to welcome him Date: 2-12-2008

    Assalaamu Alaikum. In some cultures, gatherings and celebrations are held for Hajjis before leaving to Makkah and when they are received back home. Is it the Sunnah of the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam? What do you think of these traditions? I am afraid that such celebrations could be some sort of showing off that may lessen the benefits gained.. More

  • Lowering the head when entering the Haram Mosque Date: 18-11-2007

    Why are we asked to lower our heads when we enter through the door of Babus Salaam and not to raise it until we come in view of the Holy Kaaba. This is done when one goes for Hajj or Umra. What is the significance of this? .. More

  • Performing forty prayers in Al-Haraam Mosque during Hajj Date: 2-9-2007

    I have not read much about Hajj as yet, and intend to go this year insha Allah. Many people tell us that in order to perform Hajj, we must read 40 Salaah in MAsjid al Haram. Is this true. I have 3 children and donot have anyone to tend to them for such a long time. Allah (SWT), is the best of planners but we would like to know if this is only traditional.. More

  • Dividing one's property amongst his heirs before performing Hajj Date: 11-7-2006

    Insha allah ,my father is proposed to perform Haj.He is not having financial liabilities.but he is having some assets in the form of land.Some persons advised him to share this property among his children and do the Hajj.We the childrens , not demand for sharing the property.what is the sharia ruling regarding this issue provided my father is not.. More

  • The Du'a of the pilgrim returning from Hajj Date: 22-3-2005

    What is the origin of the belief of some people that when a pilgrim returns from Hajj, his/her supplication is answered by Allaah for forty days and so people ask the returning pilgrim to make Du'aa to Allaah for them? Is it true in general or is it specific for the returning pilgrim? .. More

  • Du'a at first sight of Ka'bah Date: 8-7-2002

    At beginning of July I'll be going to Makkah and Medinah for the very first time in my life Insha Allah. And I'll be doing Umrah. I have read and heard that the very first sight/look of al-Ka'bah, your Dua' is Mustajab. Does this mean that only one Dua' can be made and answered at the first sight of Ka'bah or does it mean that all Dua's I make in this.. More

  • Visiting Returnees from Hajj Date: 31-3-2002

    I've recently been informed of a practice of visiting a person who has returned from Hajj. There are three days to visit this person (similar to visiting the relatives of one who has died). Is this from the Sunnah to do this? .. More

  • Celebrating Return from Hajj Date: 15-1-2002

    What is the position of Islam on a celebration being organized after one returns from Hajj. This takes the form of going to the Jummat mosque to announce one's safe return by thanking Allah. After the Jummat prayer people are provided with food and drink at the Hajj's home. .. More