A man wants to perform Hajj. He lives in Germany for the last 20 years. He is now un-employed for the last 13 years. He is healthy and does not look for work. He receives an amount monthly by the state, that also for the last 13 years. The money he receives is by telling the state that he cannot find work or informs the state that he cannot work due to medical reason, but…
I have a small religious question for you. Is it obligatory for the husband to take wife to perform hajj or is it mandatory for him to pay for hajj expenditure of wife in the following two situations i.e.
There is a general tendency nowadays to form groups by some agents for ‘Umrah. The problem with this method of ‘Umrah is that some of the ladies also want to perform ‘Umrah but they do not have a Mahram to accompany them. In the process, what the agents do is to declare some males in the group as Mahram of these ladies so that the official requirement is fulfilled. I wanted to know whether this…
There is a ḥadīth in the Sahih of Bukhari which says that hajj has greater status than jihad. Does this ḥadīth not contradict all other hadiths on jihad? The Prophet (sws) put jihad third in good deeds after the salah (prayer) and serving parents.
What is the ruling on performing hajj while menstruation??? Can one do tawaaf e ziyarah after 12th Zilhajj after hajj days are passed?
What is hajj-e badal. I just read that in USA somebody can perform hajj for somebody else for $1500.00. They quote two hadiths of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) narrated by Ibn Abbas. Appearing in Bukhari’s Sahih the ḥadīth is claimed to be a sahih. Is there anything like hajj-e badal or its just an innovation?
Recently I heard on a Pakistani channel the story of Rabi bin Suleiman who was going for Hajj, while in Kufa seeing the poor economic condition of a syed zadi, he gave all his belonging except what he needed to go back without performing Hajj. He was being told by Muhammad (sws) in his dream that God is pleased with him; an angel will perform Hajj every year for him till the Day of Judgment.…
If you are living in Madina and you go to Jeddah at your relatives house from where you decide to perform Umrah. You wear the ihram and then perform your umrah, so is this right.
Suppose I apply for Hajj and my application is not approved for certain reasons or my name does not come out in the ballot. People tend to say: Allah has not called you yet. What I am asking is that is this true? And if it is then how would you substantiate it through the Quran or Ḥadīth?
My question is about stoning and pelting the jamarāt during hajj, on the 11th and 12th of the lunar calendar. Can ramy be conducted before 1200 on these days? Why do the scholars say that the time for ramy for these days starts after midday?
I apply for hajj and my application is not approved for certain reasons. My name does not come out in the ballot. People tend to say that “you have not got a call from God.” My question is this: Is this true? If it is then how would you substantiate it through the Quran and Hadith?
Hajj has been prescribed for every Muslim who is financially well-off and physically fit to undertake the journey, meet the financial costs and be able to perform the rituals. It is a common observation that majority of the people going for Hajj come from the lower income groups and they bear lot many hardships in raising money for the Hajj. But out of sheer reverence they sacrifice their primal needs at the altar of religious…
There is a Hadith in the Sahih of Muslim which says that Muhammad (sws) said that if somebody intends to offer an animal on Eid al-Azha he should not cut his nails and should not trim/cut his hair (head, underarms and private parts) from 1st to the 10th of Zilhijjah i.e. till Qurbani. Kindly guide
Two years ago I intended to go for umrah. Now I am married and a mother of one-year old baby by the grace of ALLAH and can afford easily all expenditures of umrah. The problem however is that my baby is just one-year old and is on my breast feed. It would be difficult for me to leave her behind for 15 days. It would also not so easy for me to take her with…
If faced with a decision to perform Umrah or provide financial help to the poor and destitute (there are many in Pakistan) what is the right thing to do? Go for Umrah and make the hotel owners and airlines rich or help the poor?
1. What is hajj al-badal? I just read in USA that for $1500.00 somebody can perform hajj for somebody else. They quote two Ahadiths of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) which are claimed to be sound. Is there anything like hajj-e-badal or there is nothing like that?