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  • Using hoverboard in Tawaaf and Sa'y Date: 28-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu, Shaykh. I have pain in my heels and knees. Is it permissible for me (being a woman) to use a hoverboard wheel that exists these days? Families use these to go to the park and so on? (Please note, praise be to Allaah, that I am covered from head to toe and wear a loose abaya). Also, can I use it in Makkah.. More

  • Tawaaf Al-Ifadhah in Qiran Hajj applies to both Hajj and ‘Umrah Date: 25-8-2016

    Is Tawaaf Al-Ifadhah done by a person who is performing Qiran but has not done Tawaaf Al-Qudoom sufficient to clear himself of his liability of performing Tawaaf (circumambulation) for Hajj and ‘Umrah together or for Hajj only? .. More

  • Validity of Tawaaf done while carrying child with filth Date: 23-8-2016

    During my Tawaaf (circumambulation) for ‘Umrah around the Ka‘bah, I was carrying my little child and driving the other in a wheelchair. However, I had a very strong suspicion, which was close to certainty, that my child urinated and that the clothing of Ihram (ritual state of consecration) was affected by some filth of which I could not identify.. More

  • It is permissible to take a short break between circuits of circumambulation Date: 8-9-2015

    By the will of Allaah, I and my wife will perform ‘Umrah next week. My wife is in her first months of pregnancy. I read in your Fataawa that it is permissible to take a rest between circuits of Tawaf (circumambulation) and sa‘y (going back and forth between Mount Safa and Mount Marwah). My question is: What should I do? Should I wait with her during.. More

  • Reciting the Quran from the Mus-haf during Tawaf Date: 8-9-2015

    Is it permissible to recite Quran from the Mus-haf (physical copy of the Quran) while performing tawaf (circumambulation) in Hajj or ‘Umrah? .. More

  • He died without performing tawaf al-Ifadhah Date: 7-9-2015

    My father, may Allaah have mercy upon him, performed Hajj and completed all rituals, but he did not do tawaf al-ifadhah. He died after he returned to his country. What should we do now? Should I repeat Hajj on his behalf or perform tawaf al-ifadhah only? Inform us, may Allaah grant you success! .. More

  • Is Tawaf performed by someone who experiences an erection valid? Date: 7-9-2015

    My wife and I performed the obligation of Hajj. During Tawaf Al-Ifadhah, I experienced an erection, but I did not ejaculate. I repeated the tawaf (circumambulation). Is there a sin on me and my wife? .. More

  • Voluntary Tawaf vs voluntary prayer Date: 7-9-2015

    What is the ruling on performing tawaf (circumambulation) and sa‘y (going back and forth between Mount Safa and Marwah) by a non-pilgrim? I want to perform tawaf and sa‘y and supplicate Allaah Almighty. .. More

  • Breaking ablution during Tawaf Date: 7-9-2015

    Does passing wind during tawaf invalidate one's ‘Umrah? What if one is unable to renew his ablution due to intense crowdedness? What should one do in case he completed tawaf without renewing the ablution? .. More

  • What to do if one is performing Tawaaf when the obligatory prayer is held Date: 27-1-2015

    While performing Tawaf, if the time for Farz namaz comes in between, what we have to do?.. More

  • Ruling concerning someone who found a trace of impurity on his clothes after performing Tawaf Date: 22-9-2014

    After I had finished the farewell tawaf (circumambulation) and returned to Jeddah, I found a trace of impurity on my underwear, as it got into the anus. What is the ruling on this, knowing that I reside in the city of Jeddah?.. More

  • Tawaf is not invalidated by vomiting Date: 21-9-2014

    During Hajj, a woman vomited while performing tawaf al-ifadhah (circumambulation for Hajj). She cleaned the place of vomiting and did not perform ablution, then she completed tawaf till the end of the seven rounds. Is she liable to anything?.. More

  • A pilgrim dies before performing Tawaf al-Ifaadhah Date: 21-9-2014

    What is the ruling on a pilgrim who died but performed neither tawaf al-ifaadhah (Hajj circumambulation) nor tawaf al-wadaa‘ (farewell circumambulation)?.. More

  • Doubt after performing an act of worship is meaningless Date: 21-9-2014

    What is the religious ruling concerning a woman who performed Hajj and intended to combine tawaf al-ifadhah (circumbulation for Hajj) and tawaaf al-Wadaa‘ (circumambulation before leaving Mecca) in one tawaf (circumambulation), but now she doubts that, when she was in Mecca, she held the intention of performing tawaf al-wadaa‘ only? What should.. More

  • Sunnah prayers do not substitute for the two rak‘ahs of tawaf Date: 21-9-2014

    Should the two rak‘ahs (units of prayer) offered after tawaf (circumambulation) during ‘Umrah be separate and independent rak‘ahs or may they be two rak‘ahs of Sunnah prayer for an obligatory prayer for example? What is the ruling on these two rak‘ahs if one performs tawaf after the Asr prayer (a time in which prayer is disliked)?.. More