Is My Umra Valid?

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat is asked about the validity of Umra if a sister has doubts about purity. I went on Umra during my period. My periods stop on the sixth day, but this time it didn’t stop until the thirteenth day. On the twelfth day I went and did Umra, thinking I am now in […]

How Can I Complete My Hajj During My Menstruation?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum If a woman is on her menses during the time the obligatory Tawaf or the Farewell Tawaf is to be completed, and she will be still on her menses when she departs from Makkah, how is she to complete her Hajj? Answer: assalamu alaykum The Farewell Tawaf […]

Can I Take My Child to the Mosque or Make Tawaf With Him?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum Is it true that we can’t take young children into a mosque and that we can’t perform the circumambulation (tawaf) with them? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, No, it is permitted to take young children into the mosque area as long as you are reasonably sure […]

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

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. […]

The Tawafs of Hajj

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: 1. Tawaf al Qudoom is to be performed before arriving in Mina, although most local Hajj organisations do not take their group to Makkah. When should the Tawaf al Qudoom be performed? 2. When should we perform Tawaf Al Ifadah – should this be done on the day of […]

A Hajj Reader

Revised 20th September, 2013 Dhul Hijja, the month of Hajj, is fast approaching. Hundreds and thousands of blessed Muslims are packing their bags, checking their travel documents and flocking to airports around the world, to make the journey to Mecca, Saudi Arabia. This brief document is a resource for those travelling for Hajj this year, […]

What Are the Rulings of Performing Tawaf, Sa’y, and Prayer While Carrying a Baby With Dirty Diapers (Nappies)?

Answered by Ustadh Faraz A. Khan Question: Assalamu Alaikum, I have a question regarding Umrah/Hajj. My husband and I are planning on performing Umrah this year inshAllah. we intend to take our 8 month year old baby as well. What I’d like to know is, is ones umrah valid if they’re carrying a baby on […]