808 fatwas

  • Ruling on son financing his father's Hajj before performing Hajj himself Date: 20-4-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My son would like to take care of all the expenses for Hajj for his father. However, my son did not make Hajj himself yet although he would surely love to do so Allaah willing. So he thought of letting his father go first as he (his father) is not able to pay for the Hajj trip and so on himself. Is it possible in this case that, even.. More

  • Spending money saved for Hajj to build house Date: 5-4-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh. I have a doubt regarding the money that was collected for Hajj. We have started building our house now with the Help of Allaah. We already built it eight years ago but it was not completed. Now my dad needs some money so dat we can finish it. We had been collecting money in order to do Hajj next year.. More

  • Son not obliged to pay for poor parents' Hajj or 'Umrah Date: 22-3-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. After my husband's promotion, we thought to send my in-laws for Hajj but are not able to do sofinancially. Also, my father-in-law is not ready to go yet because of some medical reason,and my mother-in-law insists on performing 'Umrah only. What should we do? Please help us. .. More

  • Traveling to Madeenah between 'Umrah and Hajj during Tamattu' Hajj Date: 27-2-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. A person performing Tamattu' Hajj from Pakistan performed 'Umrah and then went to Madinah. On returning from Madinah, he did not perform 'Umrah, nor did he assume the state of ihraam (ritual consecration). Is there any penalty for not performing 'Umrah on returning from Madinah as he went out of the meeqaat (places where the pilgrims.. More

  • Clipping nails before cutting hair in Hajj Date: 17-1-2016

    When our agent informed my father that he had slaughtered, I trimmed my nails first and then cut my hair to end my state of ihram. Does that invalidate my Hajj? Also, if a person forgets to say takbeer (Allaahu Akbar) before throwing a stone, then what should they do? I am not sure that I forgot, but it is just a feeling/suspicion. May Allaah reward.. More

  • Spending on IVF takes priority over paying for Hajj on behalf of a deceased person Date: 16-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum dear scholars. My question is the following: If a person saves money in order to perform the Hajj for his deceased brother (he has performed his own Hajj) but later on plans for IVF from this money as he has no child, then what should he give preference to? Perform hajj or go for IVF? .. More

  • Dying hair or beard before slaughtering udhhiya Date: 16-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum, I want to know whether it is allowed to color or dye the beard or hair before slaughtering the udhhiya? Is this allowed? May Allaah reward you. .. More

  • Reward of deceased when person performing Hajj on his behalf dies during Hajj Date: 16-1-2016

    My question is the following: I heard that if a person dies while performing Hajj, he will be resurrected as performing the Hajj on the Day of Judgment and go to Paradise without questioning. What if that person was performing Hajj for a deceased one and dies, will the deceased also be resurrected as performing Hajj and go to Paradise? .. More

  • A person is not obliged to save money to be able to perform Hajj Date: 2-1-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum dear brothers and scholars. My wife has already performed her Hajj and wants to perform Hajj for her deceased father. However, she ignores whether her father had enough money at any stage of his life in order for Hajj to have been an obligation on him at that time. She does know that her father was well established and earned enough.. More

  • One loses hair while in a state of ihraam Date: 20-12-2015

    Assalaam alaykum. I am losing a lot of hair; what should I do during hajj? Do I have to pay any kaffaarah (expiation)? .. More

  • A woman who wears the niqaab uncovering her face in ihraam Date: 27-11-2015

    I am in great dilemma regarding the face veil of woman during Ihram at Hajj. I know that covering the face is not permissible during ihram but that one can use a cap or some thing else that helps veil the face of a woman in front of non-mahram (permanently unmarriageable) people at Hajj. My question is: Is it mandatory (fard) for the woman to use a.. More

  • Two opinions regarding the permissibility of performing Hajj on behalf of a deceased person Date: 18-11-2015

    Assalaamu alaykum dear scholars. What are the reasons or different references on the basis of which two opinions emerged for doing Hajj on behalf of the deceased. One opinion by the Hanafi madhab is that if a deceased did not make a will for doing Hajj on his behalf, then money from the inheritance cannot be utilized for performing Hajj on his behalf... More

  • Men performing Hajj and ‘Umrah on women's behalf and vice versa Date: 8-9-2015

    I want to ask how a person can perform Hajj on behalf of another person, men on behalf of women and vice versa, especially as regards Idhtiba‘ (male pilgrims wearing the clothing in a particular manner: passing it from below the armpit and putting it over the left shoulder), walking with a fast gait in the first three circuits of tawaf (circumambulation),.. More

  • Breaking Ihram for ‘Umrah before Hajj and ruling on hair-combing and bathing Date: 8-9-2015

    By the will of Allaah, I will perform the obligation of Hajj. I will leave my house in a state of ihram (ritual consecration) and perform ‘Umrah. Is it permissible for me to remain in the state of Ihram till I perform Hajj? Is it permissible to comb my hair and bathe? .. More

  • Is the Udh-hiyah whose price is completed by the one who is deputized to buy it valid? Date: 8-9-2015

    A low-income family gave me an amount of money to buy one sheep to be sacrificed on 'Eed Al-Adh-ha. When I went to the market, I found out that the amount that they gave me was not sufficient for purchasing an Udh-hiyah (sacrificial animal) that meets the sharia specifications. So I paid the remaining amount from my own money so that I could buy the.. More