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  • Ruling on a sacrificial animal bought with money saved for charity

    Question I save a small amount of my salary for the purpose of giving it in charity without specifying where it should be given and distributed according to people's need. Is it permissible to use an amount of this money to buy a sacrificial animal to be slaughtered on ‘Eed Al-Adh’aa? May Allah reward you. Fatwa All perfect praise be.. More

  • What a pilgrim intending Tamattu‘ Hajj should say

    Question I heard a notable Shaykh talking about an issue related to the pilgrim who performs Tamattu‘ Hajj: when the pilgrim intends to perform ‘Umrah, he must say upon assuming the state of Ihraam (ritual consecration) from the Meeqaat (designated place for assuming Ihraam), “O Allah, I am answering your call to perform ‘Umrah.. More

  • The ruling on removing skin or nails in the state of Ihraam (ritual consecration in pilgrimage)

    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 heels?.. More

  • Traveling for a distance that would allow for shortening prayers after ‘Umrah (lesser pilgrimage) 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 state.. More

  • Performing Hajj before fulfilling other obligatory duties and Sharee`ah related expenses

    Question I broke about thirty oaths and have 3000 Saudi Riyals for Hajj. What should I do? Please advise. May Allah reward you. 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 ‘alayhi wa sallam, is His Slave and Messenger. If the questioner.. More

  • Issues related to Hajj on behalf of the deceased

    Question Can I perform Hajj this year on behalf of my late friend who did not perform the obligatory Hajj, from my own money? I want to keep his money which he dedicated for this purpose for one of his relatives or his wife whom I know is intending to perform Hajj on his behalf, but she could not this year. Please bear in mind that I have already performed.. More

  • The Hady (sacrificial animal) in Hajj

    Question How would I slaughter a Hady during my Hajj with my 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 ‘alayhi wa sallam, is His Slave and Messenger. If you are performing a Qiraan or Tamattu‘ Hajj, then you are required.. 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

  • 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

  • The ruling on going from ‘Arafah to Makkah before going to Muzdalifah

    Question My wife and I intended to perform Hajj with our one year and three month old baby girl who is very attached to her mother. We went from ‘Arafah to our house in the Al-‘Azeeziyyah district of Makkah instead of heading directly to Muzdalifah in order to feed the child, change her diaper, and fulfill our own needs as well. After that,.. More

  • Farewell Tawaf for Hajj

    Question: We performed Hajj this year. On the 12 of Dhul Hijjah, we arrived to Mecca to perform Tawaf Alwada'. Right after the end of the Zuhr prayer, and the people in charge of our group told us that the buses will leave right after the 'Asr prayer. So we performed Tawaf Alwada' first and we were finished with it about an hour before 'Asr, so we waited.. More

  • Farewell Tawaaf

    Question: I went to perform Hajj this year and I was unable to do the last portion which was the farewell due to the menses and my brother has said that it does not really matter if you did it or not. I want to know that my Hajj is complete or not and do I have to do it again? Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify.. More

  • Accepting Hajj expenses as a gift

    Question: I am currently pursuing graduate studies in the USA. I have requested my brother in Qatar to make the necessary arrangement for my Hajj trip this year. It is my intention to pay him the trip cost prior to my Hajj. He refuses to take the money from me and wishes to pay for my Hajj as his gift to me. Will my Hajj be accepted? Fatwa: All perfect.. More

  • Proper way to recite during prayer, and shaving the head during Hajj and Umrah

    Question: 1. I pray Isha Salah at home. In the first 2 Rak'ah of the fard prayer I recite Surah mulk, half in 1st rakah and half in 2nd. Then in the last 2 Rak'ah I only recite Fatihah. Is this ok? Are there any restrictions to the number of A'yats recited in the fard prayer, and does the same apply for the other 4 prayers or are there recommended.. More

  • On Hajj he stoned early

    Question: I went to Hajj two years ago with my wife. During the Hajj I was sick. On the 12th of Dhul-Hijjah. I through the stone just before the Zawal 5-7 minutes because the Government announced over the speaker that people with a family can throw stones before Zawal, during this time I was sick. Do I have to scarifies a sheep in Mecca? Can you please.. More

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