This answer was collected from TheMufti.com, which is a fatwa portal managed by Mufti Ismaeel Bassa from South Africa.
Q. If a person forgets to perform two Rakaats after the Tawaaf of Hajj or Umrah, is there a penalty for it? A. It is Waajib (compulsory) to perform two Rakaats Salaat-ut-Tawaaf after every Tawaaf. Hence, the performance of two Rakaats Salaat-ut-Tawaaf after the Tawaaf of Hajj or Umrah will still remain Waajib (compulsory) on… read more »
Q. How should a person be buried if he passes away in the state of Ihraam whilst performing Umrah or Hajj? Should he be buried as is, in the state of Ihraam without covering the head etc.? A. The burial procedures of a person that passes away in the state of Ihraam is the same… read more »
Q. AS SALAAMU ALAIKUM Mufti Saib When performing Wajib or Nafil Tawaaf after completing the seventh circuit do I need to make the eight ISTILAM or just 7 ISLILAM JAZAKULLAH A. It is Sunnah to commence and complete the Tawaaf with Istilaam. Hence, after completing the seventh circuit of Tawaaf, one will make Istilaam for… read more »
Q. A lady in my community wishes to leave for Umrah with her foster-sister’s son. Both sisters were breastfed by one woman. Is it permissible for her to go for Umrah taking her foster nephew as her Mahram? A. Your foster-sister’s son is considered to be your foster-nephew. Accordingly, your foster-nephew is a Mahram to… read more »
Q. Can my mum go with my husband ie her son-in-law for umrah ? And her only sister stays with her and has no husband or children. Can she go with them as well ? A. A mother-in-law is a Mahram (prohibited in marriage). A mother-in-law’s sister is not a Mahram (not prohibited in marriage)…. read more »
Q. Can I do a Nafl Tawaaf after the Tawaaf of Umrah and before the Saee of Umrah? It is difficult to find place at times, in the Mataaf for a Nafl Tawaaf with the construction/work in and around the Mataaf area. A. It is Sunnah to follow-up the Tawwaf of Umrah with the Saee’… read more »
Q. What should a person do if he/she doubts the number of circuits in the Tawaaf-e-Ziyaarah of Hajj and the Tawaaf of Umrah? A. If a person has a doubt regarding the number of circuits performed in the Tawaaf-e-Ziyaarah of Hajj or the Tawaaf of Umrah, then he/she should repeat the circuit in which there… read more »