Most frequent questions and answers

If any person have intention of staying in Makka tulmukarramah for 15 days or more excluding his stay in Mina,Arafat and Muzdalafa then he won’t do Qasr otherwise he has to do Qasr if he is staying in Makkah less then 15 days.

Firstly, Tawaf Ziyara cannot be done before the tenth, under any reason or justification. In the event of extreme rush, it can be delayed after the tenth.

Men have two options when they complete the Hajj or Umra; either they can shave the head (which is called Halq) or they can trim the head (which is called Qasr). Do not symbolically snip a few hairs from each side as Qasr. This is wrong and forbidden in Shariah.

Fasting on the 13th Zul Hajj is not valid because it falls on the days of Tashriq. As for the Qurbani, our religion has prescribed three days for this, the 10th, 11th and 12th.

The two Rak’ats for the Ihram are Sunna; Jabir (may Allah be pleased with him) reports that he saw the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) perform two Rak’ats at Zul-Hulaifa when he wore the Ihram. We are told it is better to recite Surah Kafirun in the first Rak’at and Surah Ikhlas in the second.

The scholars say this is permissible when there is no long-term harm to the body in doing so. Otherwise it is forbidden.

Once the parents are married legally, then the step-children will have the same rulings as conventional children. In other words, they will be considered as normal brothers and sisters in Shariah. Therefore, they are classified as Mehrams.

If for some reason, beyond your control, you cannot perform the stoning of the pillars on any day, you must pay Dam

The falling out of hair which occurs naturally does not void the state of Ihraam. It is only if hair is pulled out or plucked deliberately, that will void the Ihraam. Only then is the payment of Dam necessary. If the shedding of hair is excessive, then it is good practice to give some Sadaqah. According to some of the Scholars, for every three hairs a Sadaqah equal to the amount of Fitrah is advisabl.

Adopted sons will not be considered as Mahram if he has not been breast-fed by the adopting mother.

Imam Abu Hanifah (RA) has a very strong opinion on the issue of women travelling without Mahram. Therefore in Hanafi Mazhab a woman should not travel alone or with a group of women or with a person who is not Mahram.

A Sister’s husband will not be considered as Mahram. It doesn’t matter if the sister is also travelling.

The money that you use to pay for the Hajj must be from Halal sources. It is stated in Prophetic tradition, ‘Indeed Allah is Pure and accepts only that which is pure.

Men and women stay in separate tents in Mina. The men’s and women’s tents are normally adjacent to each other.

It is compulsory on one who is in the state of offering Hajj to go for Hajj, due to being Sahibe Isteta’at (one upon whom Hajj is compulsory). If the daughter has already performed the Fardh Hajj then it will be highly rewarded by Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta’ala for her to pay for her parents’ Hajj.

In essence, a credit card amount or a loan is a debt. So therefore Hajj should be performed when a person can actually afford it, not with money that actually is borrowed and interest-laden.

This is not true. Minor sins can be removed through lesser acts too (Wudhu, for example) and if Hajj did only remove minor sins, then there would be no reason to highlight its great significance and reward.In the commentary of the famous Hadith ‘whoever performs Hajj for the sake of Allah…returns home like the day his mother gave birth to him’. So Hajj, when performed properly and sincerely for Allah, removes all sins.

In essence, the stay in Arafa constitutes the most important part of the Hajj. If a person misses this pillar, his Hajj is not valid.

Inshallah we will be performed according to the Sunnah of the Prophet Mohammed (SAW). There will be the chance to select between Hajj Tamattu and Hajj Qiraan.

This is not part of the package. Coupons for Qurbani can be purchased separately.

Luggage is stored safely at your accommodation in Azzizia.

Obviously, during Hajj days you will need an Ihraam. The weather is generally very warm all of the time but in Madina, it can get chilly at times. It is recommended to pack at least one item of warm clothing such as a jumper. The rest of the time you will need cool, comfortable clothing that is easy to move in.

Tamattu – A pilgrim enters the state of Ihraam with the intention of performing Umrah only. After the completion of Umrah, this Ihraam is removed and another state of Ihraam is adopted before 8th Dhul Hijjah with the intention of performing Hajj. Qiraan – A pilgrim enters the state of Ihraam with the intention of performing Umrah & Hajj. On reaching Makkah, a pilgrim first performs Umrah and then performs Hajj in a single state of Ihraam.

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