Hajj and Umra

March 16, 2023 2 mins

Do I Need To Pay Expiation if I Fly Past the Miqat Without Ihram?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question While performing ‘umra from Uzbekistan, the plane flies directly through the Miqat Qarn al-Manazil and goes to Jeddah airport. Our intention will be first to go to Medina. After that, we will go to Medina first by bus. From Medina, we wear Ihram at Dhul Hulayfah and go to […]
February 25, 2023 2 mins

What Are the Requirements for Shaving One’s Hair for ‘Umra?

Answered by Shaykh Irshaad Sedick Question  I performed Hajj and did the first ‘umra and removed all hair with a zero machine trimmer, and after a few days, I did a second one and removed hair with the same zero trimmer machine. Is this valid in Shafi’i Fiqh? Answer In the Name of Allah, the […]
February 22, 2023 2 mins

Is It Valid To Only Climb Partially up Mount al-Safa During ‘Umra?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question My father and I differ in the manhaj we follow and many times in fiqh also. To not cause further fitna from our differences (as has happened in the past), I try not to dispute with my father now vocally and disagree with him in my heart. In our […]
February 7, 2023 2 mins

How Can a Person with a Constant Gas Problem Perform ’Umra?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question If a middle-aged male has uncontrollable and constant gas and filth-related issues, how can he perform ‘umra? Can such a person perform Salah and do tawaf? And can he enter Prophet’s (Allah bless him and give him peace) mosque and perform Salah? And what will be the precautions or […]