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Conditions of Hajj and Umrah (Hanbali Fiqh)

Answered according to Hanbali Fiqh by HanbaliDisciples.com
Q: What conditions must be met for Hajj and Umrah to become obligations?
A: The conditions of Hajj and Umrah are of 3 categories which are conditions of obligation, conditions of sufficiency, and conditions of validity.

The conditions of obligation include:

1. Islam

2. Total freedom

3. Mental soundness

4. Pubescent

5. Capability

6. FOR WOMEN ONLY: Presence of a mahram

All of these conditions must be met for Hajj and Umrah to be obligatory.

The conditions of sufficiency include:

1. Islam

2. Total freedom

3. Mental soundness

4. Pubescent

All of these conditions must be met for the obligatory Hajj and Umrah to be fulfilled.

The conditions of validity include:

1. Islam

2. Mental soundness

Both of these conditions must be met for Hajj and Umrah to be valid.

This answer was collected from HanbaliDisciples.com. The questions have been answered by Imam John Starling.

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