Ihraam Archives - IslamQA

Find answers to your Islamic questions 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.

Wearing underwear in ihraam

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Q: I went for hajj this year. I had to wear underpants under my ihram due to a medical reason which was approved by my doctor. During hajj I was told I have to pay a dum because I am not allowed to wear any other clothing apart from ihram, regardless of a medical condition…. read more »

Using deep freeze or deep heat in ihraam

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Q: Is it permissible to use Deep Freeze/Deep Heat when in ihraam (for pains etc.)? The spray and ointment has a strong menthol smell. A: Yes. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked & Approved: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source

Tying ihraam from Madinah Munawwarah

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Q: I frequently travel to Saudi Arabia. What if I decide to do umrah one day from Dammam to Madinah. Do I need to wear ihram from my house/hotel in Dammam or can I wear the ihram at Dammam airport also. A: If you travel from Dammaam to Madinah Munawwarah and thereafter from Madina Munawarah to Makkah… read more »