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The Nafl Tawaf

Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim by Naielah Ackbarali Similar to how one can perform a voluntary (nafl) prayer, one can also perform a voluntary (nafl) ṭawāf while in Makkah. Scholars note that it is more praiseworthy for a non-resident of Makkah to perform the nafl...

Haj rituals

Asalaamalaikum My doubt is while doing tawaf e ziayrah and stoning of devil, my mind was full of thoughts regarding to few things. I was reading Qasar and was in doubt if I was correct or not. There were many thoughts going on in my mind at that time. Will it affect...

Upper body exposed in Ihraam

Asalam alikom. I have doing Umrah and I completed the tawaf and after I prayed 2 rakats in Ibrahim station, but I saw Black stone was not busy, so I tried to kiss it, and it got busy there suddenly. I kissed it but my upper ihram disappeared from nearby the black...

Can I sit on a wheelchair to do Tawaf?

Question: Can I sit on a wheelchair to do Tawaf? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. In principle, it is compulsory (wājib) to walk during tawāf (circumambulation) if one has the...