Can I Perform a Voluntary Circumambulation (Tawaf) for Someone Else?

Hanafi Fiqh

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam

Question: As salam alaykum,

Can I perform a voluntary circumambulation (Tawaf) for someone else?

Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh,

I pray that this message finds you well, insha’Allah.

Yes, it is permitted to send the reward of any voluntary deed to another believer, whether alive or deceased.

Please see the following related answers: Can I Donate to Charity on Behalf of Another Person? and: Can I Donate the Reward of Recitation of a Surah to Multiple People? and: Donating Reward to the Dead: A Detailed Answer

And Allah alone knows best.


Tabraze Azam

Checked & Approved by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani