Menses and Ihram

Q: I am intending to preform hajj tammatu. We are flying out on the 23rd August. The issue is I will be on my 5th day of menses and won’t attain purity until the 28th of August. Would I make intention for ihram and be in the state of ihram and how would I proceed […]

Read More

Intention and Miqaat

Q: I recently performed umrah with my 18 year old son. During the flight from Riyadh to Jeddah we were not advised correctly of the miqaat point by the flight attendants. We made the intention however 15-20 mins prior to landing in Jeddah. However my son isn’t sure if he prayed the talbiyah. Please advise […]

Read More

Miscarriage and Umrah

Q: My wife had a miscarriage at 86 days of her pregnancy. She was bleeding intially, later spotting since then. Her spotiing stopped for 2 days on 18 days after her miscarriage. She took gusal and did umrah. Just after finishing umrah she started spoting again. Does she have to sacifriice a sheep or give […]

Read More

Umrah with Baby

Q: I wish to go for umrah in with my husband and 2 month old son. Can I perform the umrah with my baby while I breast feed him and he will be with me all the time?   A: You may take the baby with you for Umrah and breastfeed him if you really […]

Read More

Entering Meeqaat without Ihraam

Q: If a person sets out for umrah with the intention of visiting Madina first, but due to travel constraints has to go to Makkah first, will there be any penalty due for entering Makkah without ihraam? A. It is not permissible to pass a Meeqaat point without Ihraam. (Badaai'us Sanaai' V2 P164). If a […]

Read More

Ihraam and Types of Visa

Q: We are going to Saudi Arabia to visit our married daughter, parents, brothers and their families. We'll also perform Umrah and go to Madina during this visit. Three members of the family got visit visas from Saudi but the other two had to obtain umrah visas. The intention of the whole family is the […]

Read More

Drinking Alcohol and Umrah

Q: Can a person who drinks alcohol can go on umrah?   A: If a person who drinks alcohol made taubah then he can certainly go for Umrah.   If the person did not stop drinking alcohol, but is able to control himself and not drink alcohol while on the journey for umrah, then also […]

Read More

Drinking Alcohol and Umrah

Q: Can a person who drinks alcohol can go on umrah?   A: If a person who drinks alcohol made taubah then he can certainly go for Umrah.   If the person did not stop drinking alcohol, but is able to control himself and not drink alcohol while on the journey for umrah, then also […]

Read More

Umrah Removing Poverty

Q: Is it correct that there is a Hadith to the effect that performing Umrah removes sins and poverty? A. A Hadeeth mentions that when Haj and Umrah are performed consecutively, poverty and sins are wiped out just as a furnace removes dirt from iron. (Ibni Maajah V2 P964). Another Hadeeth mentions that sins committed […]

Read More

Umrah Removing Poverty

Q: Is it correct that there is a Hadith to the effect that performing Umrah removes sins and poverty? A. A Hadeeth mentions that when Haj and Umrah are performed consecutively, poverty and sins are wiped out just as a furnace removes dirt from iron. (Ibni Maajah V2 P964). Another Hadeeth mentions that sins committed […]

Read More