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Can a Non-Muslim Visit Mecca?

Answered by: Shaykh Ahmed bin Mohamed Umarji


Can a non-Muslim visit Mecca?

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Imam an-Nasafi explains that the view of the Hanafi jurists is that non-Muslims are not allowed to perform hajj and umrah, however, it is allowed for them to enter Makkah Mukarramah and the Masjid al-Haram. 1

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Written by Shaykh Ahmed bin Mohamed Umarji

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

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  1. Tafseer an-Nasafi, Page 432, Darul Marifah Beirut

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