Is it compulsory to don the ihraam when returning to Makkah after visiting Jeddah?

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1. Zaid is going for umrah next month with his family, after performing umrah, when in Makkah Mukarramah, he plans on going to Jeddah with his family to the beach and places of tourists attractions, on returning back to Makkah Mukarramah from Jeddah, is it compulsory for the family to have Ihram on and do Umrah again?

2. In the above situation, if it’s compulsory for them to do Umrah and put on Ihram, can they put on Ihram from Jeddah, if not then from which place?

3. In the above situation, is there any way or leeway in Shari’ah that when going to Jeddah from Makkah Mukarramah on returning back to Makkah Mukarramah from Jeddah, the family don’t have to put on Ihram and do Umrah?


A: No, it is not compulsory.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.