805 fatwas

  • Postponing Hajj to look after patient in intensive care Date: 24-8-2016

    Is it permissible for one to not perform Hajj this year in order to look after somebody in the family who is very sick and has been in intensive care for about a month? The person was chosen by lots, which are organized by the state, to perform Hajj. .. More

  • Carrying bag on shoulder during Tawaf and Sa‘y Date: 24-8-2016

    What is the ruling on carrying a small bag on the shoulder or the back during Tawaaf (circumambulation) and Sa‘y (going back and forth between Mount Safa and Mount Marwah) to keep such belongings in it as sandals or a mat during the state of Ihram (ritual state of consecration) given that the bag’s hand is sewed with its body? .. More

  • What heirs should do if one collected money for Hajj and died before performing it Date: 24-8-2016

    A wife died while she was financially and spiritually preparing to perform the obligatory Hajj. The question is: shall her husband perform Hajj on behalf of her given that he has already performed Hajj for himself, or shall he give the money that she collected before her death in charity to the mosque? Shall he distribute it among the heirs? Who are.. More

  • Validity of Hajj if pilgrim emits pre-ejaculatory fluid in front of Ka‘bah Date: 24-8-2016

    I was performing Hajj on behalf of my father, and when I was in front of the Ka‘bah, I phoned my mother, who gave the phone to my wife to talk to me because there were problems between me and her. I spoke with her and asked her about her health and about the children. As I was speaking to her, I felt that some pre-ejaculatory fluid came out, I made.. More

  • Concluding marriage contract after invalid ‘Umrah Date: 24-8-2016

    I was in Makkah for the purpose of performing ‘Umrah, and during my Tawaaf (circumambulation), my ablution was broken, and I did not repeat it due to my unjustifiable shyness in this situation. Perhaps the reason was that there were other families along with me and my family. I was engaged, and the wedding contract was concluded afterwards, given.. More

  • Required duration of stay at Mina to meet obligation of spending night there Date: 24-8-2016

    Last year, I performed the obligatory Hajj. On the first day of Tashreeq, we left Mina between 12:30 and 1:00 A.M. in order to perform Tawaaf al-Ifadhah and the Sa‘y (going back and forth between Mount Safa and Mount Marwah) of Hajj. We spent the rest of the night at our dwelling in Makkah. The next day, we returned to Mina once again. The time of.. More

  • Shaving head and cutting short hair on day of Nahr not specific to Mina Date: 24-8-2016

    After throwing Jamrat Al-‘Aqabah Al-Kubra on the day of Nahr, the pilgrim should shave his head in order to make the first dissolution of Ihram (ritual state of consecration). Is it due on him to get his head shaved at Mina, or it is permissible for him, after throwing the pebbles, to go to Makkah and get his head shaved there? .. More

  • Someone intends to perform Hajj but does not do it in same year Date: 24-8-2016

    There is someone who performed ‘Umrah during the months of Hajj with the intention to do Hajj At-Tamattu‘, saying, “I am responding to Your Call (O Allaah) by doing ‘Umrah followed by Hajj At-Tamattu‘,” and then returned to his homeland. When it was the time of the season of Hajj, he was detained from setting out for Hajj. What is the ruling.. More

  • Standing at ‘Arafah after noon Date: 24-8-2016

    What is the ruling concerning someone who comes to ‘Arafah after noon? .. More

  • Pilgrim returning home without completing Sa‘y for Hajj Date: 24-8-2016

    What is the ruling on failing to perform Sa‘y (going back and forth between Mount Safa and Mount Marwah) for Hajj? After having performed the farewell Tawaaf (circumambulation), I tried to do the Sa‘y, but I could not complete the seven rounds because the lower part of my foot was inflamed, and I was forced to leave Makkah on the same day. I was.. More

  • Throwing pebbles before Zawal due to fear of crowd Date: 24-8-2016

    I performed Hajj this year, and it was very crowded. I took my wife and children with me. On the second day of throwing the pebbles, i.e. the day on which one could hasten to leave if he so likes, I threw pebbles before zawal (the time when the sun declines from the middle of the sky) because I feared the crowd for my children. What is the validity.. More

  • Whether Udh-hiyah is due only by intention Date: 24-8-2016

    I intended to give an Udh-hiyah (sacrificial animal), but I did not designate it. At the same time, my brother deputized me to offer an Udh-hiyah on his behalf. I then bought four sacrificial animals without designating any of them to myself or to my brother. Is it permissible for me to keep one of those four animals for my family? .. More

  • Woman performs Hajj without permission of husband who does not observe her due rights Date: 23-8-2016

    I am a fifty-five-year-old woman and would like to perform Hajj and ‘Umrah in the company of my thirty-year-old, mature son. There has been a split between me and my husband for twelve years because of familial problems. I am still 'hanging'; neither separated by divorce nor khul‘ (divorce requested by the wife in which she returns the bridal gift)... More

  • Someone performs Hajj from unemployment compensation given to him and his wife and children Date: 23-8-2016

    There is someone who lives in Germany along with his wife and children. Since both he and his wife are jobless, the work circle gives them the residence charge in addition to three hundred and fifty euros for each as well as two hundred euros for the children. This man could save a good sum of money from what is given by the state to him, his wife,.. More

  • Sleepwear during Ihram Date: 23-8-2016

    Is it due on the performer of Hajj or ‘Umrah to put on the clothes of Ihram continuously, even while sleeping? .. More