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Tawāf al-Ziyārah In The State of Haidh

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Question:

What is the ruling if a woman makes tawāf al-ziyārah in the state of haydh ?

Answer:

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

As long as a woman cannot perform the tawāf al-ziyārah due to her haydh there is no penalty for her in delaying it even if she does it after its time has passed (sunset on the 12th of Dhul-Hijjah.)

If a woman performs tawāf al-ziyārah while in haydh then in such a case it is wājib for her to repeat that tāwaf in a state of purity as long as she is present in Makkah. Repeating the tawāf will erase the penalty that would otherwise have been wājib on her for making tawāf al-ziyārah while in haydh.

However if she does not repeat the tawāf al-ziyārah which she had performed while in haydh the tawāf will still be valid, but a penalty of one camel or one cow will now have to be given within the precincts of the Haram.

She should also make istighfār for entering Masjid Al-Harām and doing tawāf inhaydh.

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

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