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  • A loan guarantor may perform Hajj

    Question: Next year (Allah Willing) I intend to perform Hajj and my husband will be with me and perform Hajj on behalf of my deceased father from my own money. I helped my brother to take a loan to buy a flat and I guaranteed the loan because his financial conditions do not allow him to take the loan according to the requirements of the bank in Sweden... More

  • Ruling on underwear during the state of Ihraam

    Question: Is it impermissible for the pilgrim, whether male or female, to wear underwear during Hajj? Answer: 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 ‘alayhi wa sallam, is His Slave and Messenger. The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alay.. More

  • Had sexual intercourse before terminating Ihraam

    Question: I will travel for Hajj this year, so when should I assume Ihraam? Does sexual intercourse invalidate Ihraam? Thanks. Answer: 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 ‘alayhi wa sallam, is His slave and Messenger. It.. 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.. 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.. More

  • She did not complete the rituals of ‘Umrah because of heavy rain

    Question: Assalam alaykum,I wanted to perform umra and entered into the state of ihram,but could once I started from house(jeddah) there was heavy rain so I did not go to Makkah to complete the umra.What is the expiation? Answer: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except.. 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

  • Minor termination of Ihraam

    Question: When can a pilgrim terminate the state of Ihraam? We will return home after staying the night in Muzdalifah and before throwing the pebbles. Our home lies outside the boundaries of the Sacred Precincts. Answer: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and.. More

  • Intending Hajj but dying before performing it

    Question: If a person intended to perform the obligation of Hajj and died before Hajj was due, will the reward for his intention be recorded for him? Answer: 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 ‘alayhi wa sallam, is His.. 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.. 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.. More

  • The Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, sacrificing one sheep for all his nation

    Question: Assalamualaykum, Can more than seven muslimsmembers give sacrifice of Eid ud Dhuhaa on one camel,buffalo…etc, since Prophet Muhammad Sallallahualyhiwasallam had given a sacrifice of one animal(goat) for whole ummah ? Assalamualaykum Answer: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none.. More

  • The ruling on removing skin or nails in the state of Ihraam

    Question: I read that clipping the nails is one of the violations of Ihraam. If a pilgrim finds that a nail or part of a nail needs to be removed because it hurts or disturbs him, and he removes it, does he incur any sort of compensation? What about removing dead skin which grows besides the fingernails or toenails as well as the dead skin on the.. More

  • The ruling on shortening some parts of the pilgrim's hair

    Question: I performed Hajj and when I arrived at Al-Haram (the Sacred Mosque). I performed ‘Umrah (lesser pilgrimage) and after making Tawaaf and Sa‘ee between Mounts As-Safa and Al-Marwah, I lost my companion to whom I had given all my belongings out of fear of it being damaged. The last ritual remaining was to shorten my hair, as they.. More

  • A Muhrim wearing a cloth to which a deodorant is applied

    Question: I'm expected to leave for my 1st Umrah in 40 days time InshAllah. Please provide an an urgent answer to the following question: I wish to know that if there is any substance which would be permissible to apply during Ihram in order to prevent the foul odour caused by sweating ? As per my understanding, deodorant sprays would be Haraam ........... More

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