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Wearing contact lenses during hajj or umrah

Q: Can I wear my contact lenses during the 5 days of hajj or even umrah for that matter? I do have weak eyesight but my contacts are coloured.A: Yes.And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by:Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Original Source...

Avenues of zakaat

Q:1. Can my wife use her zakat money to send my parents or other relatives to hajj?2. Can she save her zakat money for two or three years so that it reaches certain amount and could be used for bigger causes?3. What are the ways in which the zaakat money can be used,...

Hajj for a woman without a mahram

Q:1. In India, most of the ladies have a lot of gold with them, will it be fardh on them to do Hajj if their husbands or other mehrams don't have that much of money to go for hajj. In this case what needs to be done by a woman and her mehram?2. Many people in India...

Going for umrah before performing Hajj

Q: If I really save my money I can probably go for hajj within 5 years in shaa Allah, but what if I can't wait that long as I'm really longing to go to Makkah. Can I just go for umrah? I went there a month ago and I am still craving to go there and I can't wait for 5...

Using haraam and halaal money to purchase a land

Q: I have some land and a house which was bought with mixed, lawful and unlawful money. At present, I have no business and no money on hand. Moreover, I took some unconditional loan from my relatives. That loan is still due. Now I wish to sell the land and repent...

Performing hajj with haraam money

Q:1. If a person has haram income (drugs money, interest money, money claimed through fraudulent activities, etc.) will Hajj and Zakat be Fardh on him based on that income?2. If it is not Fardh and he still performs it, will the obligation be uplifted or not?3. Will...

Shaving one’s own head after hajj

Q: Is it permissible for a person to shave his own head to come out of Ihram for Haj? Please provide a reference as I am a student.A: Yes. Refer to Mu`allimul Hujjaaj.And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by:Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) ...