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Haj & Umrah

Acting as an Umrah Mahram for the wife’s siste

  Q. A friend of mine made intention to perform Umrah in December 2014 (his wife, and two daughters), however he wants to take his wife sister with.   PS. the wife and the sister are from two different fathers. Can he (my friend) be a Mahram for the wifes sister. …

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Using a Sheikh as a Mahram for Haj

  Nasihah (Advice): The Benefit of Making Dua For Others   One effective way of having Duas answered is to make Dua for others. It is recorded in the Hadith that the Dua of a Muslim for the next Muslim in his absence is never rejected. In another Hadith, it …

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Performing Umrah without a Mahram

Nasihah (Advice): Blessings of Family Ties:   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah (Radiallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said, “Learn about your family lineage and roots so that you may join family ties. For family ties brings love in the family, increases one’s wealth and brings Barakah to one’s life”. …

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Jewellery in Ihraam?

  Nasihah: Sayyiduna Ubadah bin Samit (Radiyallahu Anhu) reports that the Prophet of Allah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “Whosoever loves to meet Allah, Allah loves to meet him and whosoever dislikes meeting Allah, Allah dislikes meeting him” (Sahih Muslim, Hadith #: 2683) ____________________________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. Is it permissible …

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50 Laws pertaining to hajj

by Mufti AH Elias These laws will aid that scholar, student and hajji travelling for Hajj this year. Please keep safe and abide by these laws. 1.Hajj is the Ibaadaat relating to the body and wealth. 2. Once Hajj becomes Fardh it should be performed, can be delayed. There is …

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Does performing Umra make Haj compulsory?

Nasihah (Advice): Greeting with Salaam when entering the home brings Barakah in the home:   Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) advised Sayyiduna Anas (Radiyallahu Anhu): “My son, greet your family with Salaam when you enter [your home], it will bring blessings for you and your family.’‘ (Tirmizi) Q. If a person …

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Female going for Umrah without a Mahram

Nasihah (Advice): To greet children is also Sunnah It was the practice of Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) to greet little children with “Assalamu Alaikum” whenever he had passed by them. (Sahih Muslim, Hadith #: 5791, Narrated by Anas) ________________________________________________________ Question and Answer: Q. Can a woman of over 50 who …

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Haj without a Mahram

Q. Is it permissible for my mother to go for Hajj without a Mahram? My mother is elderly and has no sons or Mahram available. Some agents are saying that she can go for Hajj with them and they will be her Mahrams. Is this correct? I find this strange …

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The husband’s nephew is not a Mahram

  Question:   Can my sister go for Umrah with her nephew who is around the same age as her? This nephew of hers is her husband’s brother’s son and he is married. Please advise urgently    Answer:   This is the nephew of your sister’s husband and not her …

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