Tawaaf without ablution

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Question

A woman performed Tawaaf without ablution and forgot to repeat it during the month of Hajj. What is she required to do?
Fatwa
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This case is contested among scholars. The majority of them maintain that Tawaaf is invalid, whereas others said that it is valid and that a sheep must be slaughtered, according to Imaam Ahmad  may  Allah  have  mercy  upon  him or a camel is to be slaughtered, according to Abu Haneefah  may  Allah  have  mercy  upon  him.
Based on the view of scholars who think that her Tawaaf is invalid, your wife is still in the state of Ihraam and is required to avoid all Ihraam violations until she goes to Makkah to perform Tawaaf then Sa‘y, after which she would have completed her Hajj and comes out of the state of Ihraam.
However, we believe that your Tawaaf and Sa'y were valid, but it is better to be on the safe side and slaughter a sheep. Ibn ‘Abbaas, May Allah Be Pleased with him, said: "Whoever ignored or forgot any of his Hajj rituals should slaughter an animal." Allah Knows best.

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