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  • Pillar on Mount 'Arafah not obelisk Date: 22-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. I am a man who has embraced Islam. I have been intensely studying and researching about Islam and all its sciences for years. Meanwhile, my faith has been increasing more each time, praise be to Allaah, The Exalted. I believe that I am becoming a better Muslim every time, little by a little. Recently,.. 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

  • Whether one who dies on day of ‘Arafah is regarded to have stood at it Date: 25-8-2016

    Our mother died suddenly on the night prior to the day of ‘Arafah, and it was Monday. She was not suffering from any disease. She was forty-seven years old and was of good health. She used to fast every Monday and Thursday and the three white days i.e. from the thirteenth to the fifteenth of every lunar month. She used to observe all her religious.. More

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

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

  • Pilgrim menstruating on day of ‘Arafah Date: 23-8-2016

    My wife will travel for Hajj along with her parents after a few days. Her menstruation period coincides with the Day of ‘Arafah. What is the Sharee'ah ruling on her Hajj? .. More

  • Ruling on leaving ‘Arafah then returning to it again Date: 16-1-2014

    What is the ruling on leaving ‘Arafah during the Day of ‘Arafah to buy some stuff and then returning to it after ten minutes? Is it permissible to leave ‘Arafah again to pray at the Namirah Mosque and return to ‘Arafah after praying? Please advise. .. More

  • He went to ‘Arafah directly and did not enter Makkah except on the Day of Nahr Date: 14-5-2013

    My question is related to Hajj. I have the intention to go for Hajj, Allaah Willing. If I go for Hajj and arrive on the Day of ‘Arafah and go directly to ‘Arafah without making Tawaaf Al-Qudoom and Sa‘y, and after throwing the pebbles I go to make Tawaaf Al-Ifaadhah and Sa‘y for Hajj, then am I required to make Tawaaf Al-Qudoom? Is it valid.. More

  • Masjid Namirah is actually in 'Uranah Date: 10-12-2012

    Shaykh Muhammad ibn ‘Uthaymeen (may Allaah have mercy on him) said: It was narrated that on the day of ‘Arafah the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) stayed in Namirah (which is a place near ‘Arafah) until the sun had passed its zenith (which is the beginning of the time for Zuhr), then he rode, then he stopped at the bottom.. More

  • The boundaries of 'Arafah area Date: 6-12-2012

    Although the boundary of Arafah is well marked by big boards ,but Google Earth shows that boundary is not symmetrical. For example there are two parallel roads and on each road there is one yellow billboard marking the boundary but one billboard is ahead of another. How can a person be ensure that he is within the boundary if he stands in between.. More

  • She began menstruating on the Day of 'Arafah Date: 25-6-2010

    If a woman begins menstruating on the Day of ‘Arafah, what should she do?.. More

  • Distance between Makkah, Madeenah, Mina, Muzdalifah and ‘Arafah Date: 14-3-2010

    What is the distance from Makkah to Madeenah, as well as to Mina and to ‘Arafaat; and, also between Mina and ‘Arafaat, and Mina and Muzdalifah? I believe that this information is very essential for the pilgrim to know, so that he may have a clear mental picture [of his pilgrimage journey] and perfectly perform his Hajj (major pilgrimage), Allaah.. More

  • Performed Hajj, but did not stand at ‘Arafah and authorized someone to stand there on his behalf Date: 13-1-2010

    A man authorized another man to stand at ‘Arafah on his behalf with the excuse that he could not reach it because he is paralyzed, and he had come to Hajj from Algeria. He performed Tawaaf (circumambulation) and Sa‘y (walking between Mounts Safa and Marwah) on a stretcher and also authorized someone to throw the pebbles on his behalf. Please.. More

  • Rulings of Arafah and Muzdalifah Date: 6-12-2006

    Asalam Alaikum 1.Inshallah" this year I plan to perform Hajj" with my family. since every year there is a number of pilgrims are increasing so those who are going through Moallims" they are not reaching in Arafat on time or before Zhur Prayers because of increasing pilgrims. what is the ruling of standing in Arafat. 2. Is it an obligation to stay night.. More

  • A pilgrim wants to optionally fast on Monday and Thursday Date: 9-6-2005

    Can a pilgrim fast on Mondays and Thursdays if he has the habit of doing so? I do feel that I have committed a lot of sins always and I do askfor forgiveness but that state is always with me. What can I do? Please give me some ways in which sins are forgiven apart from Tawbah and Wudu. .. More