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Umrah

Sa’y Violations & Penalties

Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim by Naielah Ackbarali Performing the sa’y is a mandatory (wājib) rite of the umrah. If the sa’y is omitted, the umrah will be valid but one will owe a penalty of slaughtering a sheep. If it is omitted without an excuse, one is also sinful....

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...

Ihram Violations & Penalties

Bismi Llahir Rahmanir Rahim by Naielah Ackbarali It is a condition to enter into a state of iḥrām (pilgrim sanctity) in order for the other main umrah rites to count. In other words, it is obligatory to enter into a state of iḥrām and the umrah will be invalid without...

Umrah

Asalaamalaikum I have done Umrah and used zero trimmer to remove all my hair from head. After 3 days , I did second umrah and removed all hair using the same zero trimmer? I want to know is it correct as zero trimmer is equivalent to blade which removes hair...

Rulling of shariah on money as gift

Assalam o alikum , My question is someone has given some money to me as gift for my personal usage such person is Hindu ….. I wanted to know tht money can I use for religious purposes of the following 1) perform umrah or Hajj 2) give sadqa 3) help poor for the purpose...

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...