This answer was collected from Askimam.org, which is operated under the supervision of Mufti Ebrahim Desai from South Africa.

Giving Zakaat to one’s father in law

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Assalaamualaikum yarehmatullahwabaratuh! Can I give zakat money to my father in law to perform umrah? I sold off some of my gold to pay off zakat. He gave my husband some money which he wants back to perform umrah. He cannot return the money as he does not have now, have spent it. So can… read more »

Which type of Hajj should I perform?

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Asslamoalikum, I am looking to do hajj this year inshaAllah, was doing some research to which hajj should i perform  Tammo’tu or Qiran my preference was to do the same as what our beloved Prophet Muhammed (may peace be upon him) has done which is Qiran but looking at ahadiths he had… read more »

Using umrah fees for investing

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Assalamualaikum,   One our a travel agent in our  city is only charging Rs 25000 for umrah. However, others are charging Rs 65000..When I enquired why the amt is so less as compare to other travel agent, he said that he uses his customers money as an invesment in property and currency and… read more »

Car Finance

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I am having car finance from Dubai Islamic Bank under Mohraba for 5 years. I am planning to go Umrah in November 2017 and I’m paying installment without any delay. Pls suggest it is allowed or not. Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu… read more »

Can a woman travel with her son in law?

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 I WANT TO TAKE MOM TO HAJJ AND UMRAH WITH MY HUSBAND..SO MY QUESTION IS CAN I TAKE HER WITH ME AND MY HUSBAND TO HAJJ AND UMRAH AS MY DAD HAS PASSED AWAY LAST YEAR..tHANKYOU Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi… read more »

Can we read jumah at the airport?

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Assalamu alaikum We will be leaving for umrah on Friday. We will be departing from King Shaka airport and it will be around jumah time. Can we read jumah at the airport? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. In… read more »

Going for ‘umrah while being in debt

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Assalmualaikum. I pray that this finds you well, I have made intentions to go umrah with my parents. I am a female single mother and I have low income. Initially I had the complete funds to pay for the trip but after making a substantial deposit I had a reduction in my income and as… read more »

Ruling when one passes meeqat without ihram

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Assalamalaikum I am an Indian, Hanafi, leaving in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, I made few trips to Taif and Riyadh (official, personnel, pleasure) and crossed Meeqat and coming back unknowingly, knowingly came through Huddood Al Haram. The muftis local here gave the ruling of doing mandatory umrah by wearing Ahraam again from meeqat in my… read more »