Giving money to someone to perform hajj for esaal-e-thawaab

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1. Can a sum of money be given to a person going for hajj for sawaab for a marhoom who never made hajj?

2. What would constitute a fair amount to be given?



1. Yes.

2. The amount required to fulfil the hajj.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

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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