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  • Expenses of Hajj are prohibitive (too high)

    Question: I am thinking about performing Hajj in the month of Dhul-Hajj, but sadly the high cost of going on Hajj is always a problem and millions of other Muslims feel that way. I need your help to find a solution for me or at least some advice. Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy.. More

  • Seeking forgiveness of and for others during Hajj

    Question: Could you please tell me whether it is compulsory upon every Muslim going to perform Hajj, to ask forgiveness from people whom they may have had disputes with or done something as such to create conflict? If so is it still compulsory for a person going to Hajj to ask for forgiveness from people even though they may have not had any disputes,.. More

  • Returning to Makkah after missing one's flight...

    Question: If someone leaves Makkah after completing Umrah for Jeddah and misses the flight and comes back to Makkah to his hotel and wait for next flight for another few days, what will be his status in Makkah? Can he perform another Umrah or can he pray in Masjid Al Haram at all. Please explain. Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord.. More

  • When to enter Ihraam for 'Umrah

    Question: I have planned to go 'Umrah. I am living in Riyadh. I m not going direct to Makkah. First I visit my relatives in Jeddah and after that from there I will go to 'Umrah. I want travel by bus (Public transportation from Riyadh to Jeddah). So, my question is about wearing the Ihraam. Can I wear the Ihraam from Jeddah? Its not possible for me.. More

  • Earning a reward equal to Hajj and 'Umrah

    Question: I want to know is this an authentic Hadeeth: The Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, says: “Whoever reads Fajr (for men, specifically in Jama'ah, for women at home, in Jama'ah, or wherever) and remembers Allah until sunrise (that is, reads Qur'aan, memorizes chapters, etc.), then prays two Raka'h (units) of Shurooq (sunrise) he.. More

  • Not sure he completed stoning during Hajj

    Question: I made Hajj this year, may Allah accept the Hajj from all Hujjaj. In the third day of Eid, when I was making Rami at the Jamra al-Aqab Asughra, I wasn't sure I threw stones in the circle. There was too much of a crowd that I couldn't get close enough to make sure I made the seven stones. The other two Jamrat (Wusta and Kubra) were fine, I.. More

  • Going on Hajj while in debt

    Question: Is it proper for my friend whoborrowed a debt from me to perform Hajj? If he dies, must his immediate family members settle the debt? Is it necessary for me to make it Halal? Advise me on all these in details. Fatwa: All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and.. More

  • Sex in Hajj and Umrah

    Question: Is the man allowed to make love with his wife during Umrah or Hajj? 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 is His slave and Messenger. It is unlawful for the person performing Hajj or Umrah to have sexual intercourse or indulge in.. More

  • Performing Hajj-Tamatu

    Question: I am Indian and stay in Al-Khobar (Saudi Arabia). This year I am intending to perform Hajj-Tamattu’, Insha Allah. With this intention I performed Umrah last Thursday, i.e. 01-Jan-2004. On Friday after Fajr prayer I, along with my wife, performed Tawaf-e-Weda, since we were leaving after Jumu’a’ prayer from Mecca back to.. More

  • Obligation of Hajj and when it is due

    Question: I am struggling to purchase a separate house in good locality to impart good deeds and provide good education (Islamic as well as other education) to my children. Currently I am living with my parents in on area that has many bad influences upon my family and is a fear living area. I have saved some money to purchase a house but I lack sufficient.. More

  • Perfoming Hajj with someone else's money

    Question: I want to go to Hajj but I took some money from someone without his knowledge and I can't give it back to him. What shall I do to keep Haram money from me? Fatwa: Praise be to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds; and may His blessings and peace be upon our Prophet Muhammad and upon all his Family and Companions. If you have enough money that could.. More

  • Wants to perform Hajj but feels restrained by monetary claims

    Question: Thanks for the help on my previous Qs. I am intending and planning to go on The Hajj this year Insha Allah, but before that I have this debt to pay (I hate to call it debt because of its nature). This is what happened. I hit this car and it got scratched nothing else happened. But the lady insisted to have the whole bumper changed anyways... More

  • The Hajj is when Muslims perform the Hajj

    Question: "The Hajj is when Muslims perform the Hajj" this statement by Ibn Taymiyyah, is this a Hadeeth, if it is then from which Hadeeth source. If this is not a Hadeeth, just an opinion by Shaykh Ibn Taymiyyah then I want to know under which subject and what occasion he said so. Also what this opinion means. Please inform me. Fatwa:.. More

  • Giving Zakat money for Hajj

    Question: Can a Muslim uses his Zakat money to give for Hajj? 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 is His slave and Messenger, may Allah exalt his mention as well as that of his family and all his companions. The scholars differed regarding.. More

  • Should he perform Hajj or care for his ailing father?

    Question: I live in USA, I am 33 years old and I’m the only son for my parents (I have one sister). I have made the intension to do Hajj this year but I just found out that my father who lives in Egypt has a heart problem which may require a surgery or at least close care from our family. Will this be OK if I decided to postpone the Hajj till.. More

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