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  • Interrupting Tawaaf and Sa‘y to offer prayer Date: 24-8-2016

    Out of ignorance of the fact that the prayer interrupts the round of Tawaaf (circumambulation), whenever I interrupted it for prayer, I would resume it from wherever I ended. This happened with me many times, of which I remember that I interrupted Tawaaf Al-Ifadhah for the Maghrib prayer and interrupted a round of Sa‘y (going back and forth) between.. 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

  • Pushes wheelchair for a disabled person; is his Tawaf and Sa‘y valid? Date: 21-9-2014

    I intend to perform ‘Umrah in the coming month of Sha‘baan, Allah Willing. I will be accompanying my grandmother, and she is an old woman who cannot perform tawaf (circumambulation) and sa‘y (going back and forths between Mount Safa and Mount Marwah) except in a wheelchair, and I will be taking care of that (i.e. pushing the wheelchair). Does.. More

  • Ruling on performing Sa‘y after the Farewell Tawaaf Date: 16-1-2014

    My husband and I performed Hajj last year and we performed Sa‘y between As-Safa and Al-Marwah after performing the Farewell Tawaaf. We did not know that this is impermissible. Is our Hajj valid? Should we do something to make it valid? .. More

  • He has doubts about performing his Sa'y correctly Date: 2-4-2012

    Assalamu alaikkum........ I performed hajj as tamattu two years before.In the Umrah,I doubt whether my Saaiey ( walking between Safa and Marwa) was correct.I did the Saaiey on the first floor,broke it for Tahajjud and Fajr prayers and then continued the rest of the Saiey.Finally I doubt whether I really started the Saiey from Marwa instead of Safa.. More

  • It is not obligatory to climb up to the top of Safa and Marwah Date: 19-8-2011

    Assalamu Alaikum Is it necessary to climb upward at safa turning point of ground level corridor? Wheel chair person simply turns after one or two steps forward at safa turning point. what about people who perform sayee at roof or basement ? Does safa hill start as soon as level ground starts to uplift or is there some artificial elevation ? .. More

  • Advancing and delaying the Sa‘y of Hajj Date: 7-1-2010

    Is it permissible to perform Sa‘y for Hajj on the seventh day of Thul-Hijjah or earlier?.. More

  • Ruling on neglecting Ramal in Tawaaf and running in Sa‘y Date: 21-12-2009

    May Allaah accept fasting and Qiyaam (standing in Prayer) from us and you. I went for making ‘Umrah (lesser pilgrimage) in Ramadhaan, and all praise is due to Allaah, but in Tawaaf I did not do Ramal during the first three rounds. Also, in Sa‘y I did not run between the two green marks. In the third Sa‘y, I went to drink water because I.. More

  • The rationale behind Ramal being impermissible for women during Sa‘y Date: 21-12-2009

    The Sa‘y between As-Safa and Al-Marwah is done in compliance with the practice of Haajar the wife of Prophet Ibraaheem, may Allaah exalt his mention. My question is, why are men, but not women, required to do Ramal between the two green marks during Sa‘y when they do that in compliance with a woman’s practice?.. More

  • Man's exposing his right shoulder when performing Sa'i Date: 26-12-2005

    MY question is regarding rituals of Umrah. As we know for men, the right shoulder should be kept open during Tawaaf of Ka'bah. What is the ruling when doing Sa'i of Safa and Marwa? The shoulder should be kept open or closed or anything is allowed? I hope you understand my question. Waiting for your reply. Also if I go to Hajj the rulings will.. More