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