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Wearing a stitched belt in Ihraam

Question السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته What’s the ruling on using those stitched belts to hold the ihram?   Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. ...

Medicinal Creams in Ihraam

Question Assalamualaikum ww. Can a person with skin conditions use creams that have a scent (not a good smell) whilst in ehraam?   Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi...

Applying Scented lotion in Ihraam

Question As Salaam Mu Alaykum. I applied lotion on thinking it’s unscented but it scented! Is it ok because it was a mistake?   Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi...

Wearing an eye mask in Ihraam

Question What is the ruling of wearing eye masks whilst in Ihraam? One Mufti told me its fine. Please advise   Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi...

CRPS – Sandals and Umrah

Question: Assalamu-Alaikum-Wa-Rahmatullahi-Wa-Barakatu Respected Muftisaab. I struggle with a chronic pain condition in my left foot and leg known as CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome). Amongst many other effects, this condition causes hypersensitivity to...

Flight attendant putting on ihraam in Jeddah

Q: I work as a flight attendant for an airline. Sometimes when I come to Jeddah, once I come to the hotel, I shower and put on my ihram on and go and do umrah. Is this ok?A: It is permissible.And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best. Answered by:Mufti Ebrahim Salejee...

Wearing underwear in ihraam

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...

Visiting Makkah without the intention of umrah

Q: I want to go to Makkah for ziyarat but not with niyyat of umrah. Is it allowed to go to Makkah without ihraam? I live in Dammam and as per my visa I am not allowed to do umrah. So I can’t do umrah. Also I haven’t done umrah before so can I visit Makkah?A: If you...