805 fatwas

  • Taking Udhhiyah slaughtered in someone else's name impermissible Date: 21-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My question is with regards to the Udhhiyah (sacrificial animal). There is a coupon system available nowadays. Once the slaughtering is done, we have to go and collect it. Is it ok if the sheep that they give us after slaughtering is not the one that was registered in our name? .. More

  • Preferable Hajj rituals for Makkah residents Date: 22-11-2016

    Which type of Hajj is preferable for the residents of Makkah, Tamattu’or Ifraad? .. More

  • Employer refuses giving employee permission to perform Hajj Date: 22-11-2016

    A man works in an Islamic institution and wants to perform Hajj, but his chief at the institution is not giving him permission, what should the employee do now? The chief at the institution is a Mufti. .. More

  • Sharing Udhhiyah with employee of interest-based bank Date: 10-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am currently looking for seven people in my neighborhood in order to collect some amount of money to buy a cow as sacrifice (Udhhiyah). While I now have three people, one more person came to us, saying that he wanted to join us in the Udhhiyah. The problem is that he works in an interest-based bank. We do not know whether he works.. More

  • Expiation for not throwing Jamaraat in Hajj Date: 10-10-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I made Hajj in 2010, but I have been wondering if I sufficiently completed the rituals for it to be considered valid. The key point in question is that I only pelted the Jamaraat in Mina on the first day after Muzdalifah. I was very tired from the walk from Muzdalifah to Mina and then to Mecca. There was a person hired by our group.. More

  • Performing Hajj and ‘Umrah on installments Date: 28-8-2016

    Is it permissible to go for Hajj or ‘Umrah on installments? Some companies offer ‘Umrah on installments. With such offers, one is considered financially able to perform Hajj or ‘Umrah, especially if performing it is an immediate obligation. If it is impermissible, then who bears the sin, the company's owner or the pilgrim? .. More

  • Whether one can give his mother unlawfully gained property to perform Hajj Date: 25-8-2016

    Is it permissible for a man whose money is ill-gotten to give his mother some of it so as to perform Hajj, putting in mind that she does not know that his money is unlawful? .. More

  • Giving up throwing pebbles on second day of Tashreeq and spending its night at Mina out of ignorance Date: 25-8-2016

    My father performed Hajj in the early 1980s i.e. nearly twenty-seven years ago. Having acted in throwing the pebbles upon what he understood from Allaah’s saying (what means): {Then whoever hastens [his departure] in two days – there is no sin upon him} [Quran 2:203], he threw the pebbles on the first and second days of 'Eid rather than on the first.. More

  • Sell car to pay for obligatory Hajj Date: 25-8-2016

    I have a car and would like to perform the Hajj. Should I sell it for this purpose? I save a sum of money enough for me to perform ‘Umrah every two years. But I could not save those sums to perform Hajj because I feel that I miss the Ka‘bah so much, and saving those sums for Hajj would take six years – and I could not wait this whole time without.. More

  • Donating hides of sacrifices to build Masjid Date: 25-8-2016

    A religious committee supervising the construction of a Masjid would like to carry out a profitmaking project for the sake of the Masjid. It is to collect, with no return, the hides of 'Eid sacrifices from their owners after doing the ritual and sell them to a company specialized in leather manufacturing. They plan to benefit from the price in building.. More

  • Leaving Makkah for Ta’if and returning to Makkah once again during Hajj Date: 25-8-2016

    I am a resident of KSA who works as a physician at Ta’if. I intend to perform Hajj this year. Is it permissible for me to leave the sacred sites for Ta’if to fulfill some needs and then return to resume the rites without neglecting any of them, given that those needs are unnecessary? Is it impermissible to leave at all? If the employer in Ta’if.. More

  • Ritual purity not condition for standing at ‘Arafah and Muzdalifah Date: 25-8-2016

    While I was standing at ‘Arafah during my Hajj last year, my Ihram (ritual state assumed for consecration) clothing was affected by impurity in the toilet. When I came out, I saw the impurity and was too shy to wash it away before the people – may Allaah forgive us and you too. Now I am regretful for that behavior. I performed the prayers with the.. More

  • Help son get married or perform Hajj Date: 25-8-2016

    A woman asks: if she has the money that enables her to perform the obligatory Hajj and, at the same time, has a son who wants to marry: should she perform the Hajj that is due on her first or marry her son? .. More

  • Paying expiation on behalf of another without his knowledge for leaving obligation Date: 25-8-2016

    I would like to pay an expiation on behalf of my sister, without her knowledge, for leaving one of Hajj’s obligations. Is this permissible? .. More

  • Whether liability for sacrifice stands against intention of performing Hajj Date: 25-8-2016

    Last Ramadan, I assumed Ihram (ritual state of consecration) for ‘Umrah from Jeddah, for which a sacrifice has become due on me; and I have still not been able to offer it. Now I intend to perform Hajj. Is it due on me to offer the sacrifice before intending to perform Hajj? When I intend to perform Hajj and arrive in Makkah, should I then slaughter.. More