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  • Missing Tawaaf Al-Ifaadhah due to ignorance

    Question: Allah Blessed me with Hajj two years ago. It was the first time I performed Hajj. After I threw the pebbles forAl-‘Aqabah Al-Kubra, I shaved my hair, terminated the state of Ihraam, and spent the night of the 11 and 12 days of Thul-Hijaah in Mina. Whilst there, I threw the pebbles (of the 11th and 12th) then I went to Makkah to perform.. More

  • An indebted person offering a sacrifice on ‘Eed Al-Adhha

    Question: In the Name of Allah, The Most Merciful, The Most Beneficient. Assalam-O-Alaikum, I had borrowed some money from someone and I am also willing to do a sacrifice of an animal this Eid-Al-Adha 2009. My question is that whether the sacrifice, I will make, be accepted according to Shariyah, as I already owe to that person. Because some people.. More

  • The two Rak‘ahs of Ihraam and ruling on applying Vaseline in Ihraam

    Question: I have a question about Ihraam. Should I perform two Rak‘ahs after entering the state of Ihraam or are these two Rak‘ahs simply recommended and not obligatory? One more question, if I apply Vaseline before entering the state of Ihraam so as to prevent inflammation, will this invalidate Ihraam, given that theVaseline remains.. More

  • Making ‘Umrah on behalf of the living and the deceased

    Question: Allah The Almighty blessed me with a ‘Umrah that I will perform in the last ten days of Ramadan. When I perform ‘Umrah, will I get the reward for the number of ‘Umrahs I make? I mean if I stay in Makkah for six days and make ‘Umrah every day and thus make ‘Umrah six times, will I gain the reward for six ‘Umrah.. More

  • Traveling for a distance that would allow for shortening prayers after ‘Umrah in the Tamattu‘ Hajj

    Question: A Muslim after finishing his ‘Umrah in the Tamattu‘ Hajj traveled to Taa‘if, Jeddah or Madeenah. Now he wishes to return to Makkah. What is the place where he should assume his state of Ihraam, knowing that he may return to Makkah several days before the day of Tarwiyah (the 8th of Thul-Hijjah)? Should he remain in the.. More

  • The rituals and rulings of Hady for a Tamattu‘ Hajj

    Question: I intend to perform the obligatory Hajj, if Allah wills, with my mother and wife this year. I have read that the best kind of Hajj is Tamattu’. So, what should I do? I live in the city of Jeddah and I wish that you instruct me about the best way to perform the Tamattu’ Hajj and whether or not I have to slaughter a Hady (sacrificial.. More

  • Does one seventh of a sacrificial cow free the liability of a mother and her son for their Udh’hiyah?

    Question Is it possible for a son and his mother to offer one seventh of a big sacrificial calf as an Udh’hiyah that is shared by seven people? The son has a job and he lives with his mother. Fatwa All perfect praise be to Allah, the Lord of the worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad, sallallaahu.. More

  • Making ‘Umrah (lesser pilgrimage) on behalf of the living and the

    Question Allah The Almighty blessed me with a ‘Umrah that I will perform in the last ten days of Ramadan. When I perform ‘Umrah, will I get the reward for the number of ‘Umrahs I make? I mean if I stay in Makkah for six days and make ‘Umrah every day and thus make ‘Umrah six times, will I gain the reward for six ‘Umrahs.. More

  • Traveling for Hajj at a very high cost

    Question A sister wants some explanation on an issue related to Hajj. In our country, some people travel to Hajj as organized by the state which may take years of waiting. Other people travel for Hajj through travel agencies that charge them very high costs compared to the state-sponsored method. Someone told her that paying such high costs is extravagance.. More

  • Being unsure whether or not two or three pebbles fall into the pit

    Question Allah The Almighty blessed me with Hajj last year. With regards to the day of slaughtering, I still harbor doubts that while throwing pebbles at the Kubra Jamrah (the big pillar), two or three pebbles did not fall in the pit; although my colleague confirmed the opposite: that the pebbles did indeed fall in the pit and that my doubts are only.. More

  • He shaved his armpit while wearing Ihraam (ritual consecration) clothes

    Question I made Ghusl (ritual bathing) and then wore the clothes of Ihraam. Afterwards, I shaved my armpit while wearing Ihraam clothes. So, what is the ruling on that? What should I do? When I shaved I thought that I was allowed to do so while wearing the clothes of Ihraam. Fatwa All perfect praise be to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds. I testify.. More

  • Delaying Hajj to help the wife after childbirth

    Question A man owes money to others and wants to fulfill the obligation of Hajj. Which is preferable, to perform Hajj or settle his debts? If the creditors accept receiving their money later on, should he perform Hajj first? Also, is it a valid excuse to delay Hajj in order to help the wife after childbirth? The childbirth is expected one week before.. More

  • Ruling on taking Hajj expenses from the family of the deceased to perform Hajj on his behalf

    Question I performed Hajj on behalf of the deceased father of one of my friends. His family insisted that they give me the expenses that I had during Hajj. I took them upon their insistence but I do not want the money because I feel that I took the reward of Hajj from people while in fact I want the reward from Allah. Should I give out that money in.. More

  • Ruling on neglecting Ramal (brisk walking) in Tawaaf (circumambulation) and running in Sa‘y (between Mounts Safa and Marwah)

    Question May Allah accept fasting and Qiyaam (standing in Prayer) from us and you. I went for making ‘Umrah (lesser pilgrimage) in Ramadan, and all praise is due to Allah, 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.. More

  • Performed Hajj, but did not stand at ‘Arafah and authorized someone to stand there on his behalf

    Question: 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.. More

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