Performing umrah without a mahram

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Q: My mother’s age is 59 years and she wishes to do umrah but we have financial resources of only one person to perform umrah. I do not have money to perform umrah and be a mahram for my mother. So please advise if my mother can go alone to perform umrah?


A: No.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, 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.

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