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  • Hajj: Its definition, Status, Rulings and Conditions - II

    Islamic jurists extensively discussed whether Hajj is an immediate obligation or could be deferred, with some of them adopting the opinion that Hajj is un-deferrable, while others see that it is deferrable. The former opinion is that of the Hanbali, Maaliki, and Hanafi scholars. They supported their opinion by adducing a number of evidences including.. More

  • Hajj: Its definition, Status, Rulings and Conditions - I

    Praise be to Allah The Almighty who made pilgrimage to His House obligatory upon the people of faith since the time of Ibraaheem, may Allaah exalt his mention, until the time of Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, the best of mankind. We thank Allah The Almighty for distinguishing this Ummah (Muslim nation) with the inheritance of the Holy.. More

  • Circumambulating The House

    Ibn Umar, may Allaah be pleased with him, narrated that the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, said: “Enjoy this House (i.e. The Ka'bah) because it was demolished twice before, and will be lifted after it gets demolished the third time.” [Ibn Hibbaan and Al-Haakim: Authentic according to the conditions of Al-Bukhaari and Muslim] In.. More

  • Matters Related To The Udh-hiyah

    Respected readers! Know that you are allowed to make use of your sacrificial animal (Udh-hiyah) in the following manner: 1) Eating from it 2) Feed others (relatives or neighbors) 3.)Giving parts of it as charity Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {….So eat of them and feed the miserable and poor.} [Quran 22:28] The Prophet, sallallaahu.. More

  • Offering Udh-hiyah on Behalf of the Deceased

    Types of Udh-hiyah An Udh-hiyah (sacrificial animal) that is offered on behalf of the deceased is divided into the following three types: The first type: For the deceased to be part of an Udh-hiyah being offered on behalf of living people. This is like when one offers an animal for himself and on behalf of his household, and the deceased is one of.. More

  • "But If You Are Prevented (From Continuing Hajj) …"

    Allah Says (what means): {…But if you are prevented, then [offer] what can be obtained with ease of sacrificial animals….} [Quran 2:196] This sentence in the verse is conjoined to the opening sentence of the verse: {And complete the Hajj and 'Umrah for Allah...}. After commanding Muslims to perform Hajj and 'Umrah, Allah stated the rulings.. More

  • Performing 'Umrah During the Hajj Months

    Allah Says (what means): {….And when you are secure, then whoever performs 'Umrah [during the Hajj months] followed by Hajj [offers] what can be obtained with ease of sacrificial animals….} [Quran 2:196] After mentioning what the person in the state of Ihraam (sacral state) who was prevented from performing (or completing) Hajj or 'Umrah,.. More

  • Rites of 'Umrah

    The Following is a Brief Description of the Rites of 'Umrah: 1) When the one who intends to perform 'Umrah reaches the Meeqaat (place of assuming the sacral state), it is recommended for him to bathe and clean himself. The woman should also do the same even if she was menstruating or experiencing postnatal bleeding, however she should not perform Tawaaf.. More

  • Hajj of the Child

    The Hajj performed by a child is valid whether that child is discerning or not. Ibn ‘Abbaas, may Allaah be pleased with him, said, “A woman lifted up her young boy and said, ‘O Messenger of Allah, would this child be credited for performing Hajj?’ He answered: ‘Yes, and there would be a reward for you.’” [Muslim].. More

  • The Muslim Woman's Hajj

    Allah The Almighty Sent His Messenger, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, to all mankind. The Islamic obligations, rewards and punishment apply to men and women alike. Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {Whoever does righteousness, whether male or female, while he is a believer - We will surely cause him to live a good life, and We will surely.. More

  • Pillars of Hajj, Its Obligatory Acts and Sunnah Acts

    Acts of Hajj Comprise Three Categories 1) Pillars that one must perform so as not to invalidate his Hajj, because they cannot be compensated. 2) Obligatory acts that necessitate offering a sacrifice if they are not performed, without invalidating one’s Hajj. 3) Voluntary and recommended acts of Sunnah that complete the pilgrim’s reward... More

  • What Do You Do in the Following Cases? - II

    If a woman starts menstruating or has post-partum bleeding before performing Tawaaf Al-Ifaadhah (circumambulation): She should remain in Makkah until she becomes pure and perform Tawaaf at her convenience, even if the month of Thul-Hijjah has ended, for the Tawaaf Al-Ifaadhah has no specific time according to the right opinion, and her company should.. More

  • What Do You Do in the Following Cases? - I

    Some unforeseen situations may arise during Hajj, and in order to deal with them the pilgrim needs to know the ruling according to the Sharee‘ah (Islamic legislation) on any of them. This enables him to behave in the most fitting manner and keeps him away from committing what is forbidden, and makes him complete his rites safely without troubling.. More

  • How Should a Pilgrim Perform the Rites of Hajj? - II

    Visiting Al-Masjid An-Nabawi in Madeenah *You should head towards Madeenah, either before or after performing Hajj, with the intention to visit and offer prayer in Al-Masjid An-Nabawi, for a single prayer to be offered in it is better than one thousand prayers to be offered in any other mosque, except for Al-Masjid Al-Haraam. *When you arrive there,.. More

  • How Should a Pilgrim Perform the Rites of Hajj? - I

    The best way in which a Muslim can perform the rites of Hajj and ‘Umrah (lesser pilgrimage) is to do them in accordance with what is reported from the Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, in order to attain thereby the love and forgiveness of Allah The Almighty (what means): {Say, [O Muhammad], "If you should love Allah,.. More

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