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A pilgrimage to Mecca that occurs annually from the 8th to the 12th of the Dhul Hijjah month. It is a religious duty which must be carried out by every able-bodied Muslim who has the means.

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On which day of the week Prophet Mohammad(PBUH) performed his only Hajj?

I was wondering on which day of the week Prophet Mohammad(PBUH) performed his only Hajj?
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Minimum age for a girl to go to Hajj? [on hold]

I want to know the minimum age needed for a girl to go to Hajj?? I am asking this out of curiosity. I am not a Muslim. Or is there any age restrictions??? What if the girl is a heart patient??
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Why is the meat of Sacrifice Wasted?

What is the purpose of Sacrifice in Mina, whereas much of the sacrificial meat is not used properly and has to be buried?
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Is a contagious Muslim exempt from Haj?

It seems that Saudi Arabia is denying men from Ebola-infected areas entry: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/africa/2014/08/guinea-west-africa-ebola-havoc-worst-hit-death-toll-dis-2014817221533942276.html ...
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How does praying towards Kaabah not amount to Shirk?

Assalamu alaikum. I am following Islam and very proud to be Muslim. I have few question to clarify my doubts. Islam is against of idol workship and all the activities in Islam is different than the ...
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Is there any month or time in the year that Haj&Umrah can not be done?

There are a specific time to do Haj in a year. But we can do Umrah in almost every day of a year. I want to know is there any dates that we can not do Haj & Umrah.
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Why does this hadith say that wearing perfume is allowed while in Ihram state?

It's stated in Saheeh Muslim (source) that 'A'isha (Allah be pleased with her) reported that when the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) intended to enter upon the state of Ihram he perfumed himself with ...
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Why do Muslims run slowly in the first 3 Tawaf in Hajj?

When muslims go to Umrah they have to perform the tawaf around the Kabah, why does the first 3 have to be at a faster pace? Also why is the Ihraam showing parts of the musculin body?
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Profiteering and corruption by Hajj tour operators due to limited quota

If one is convinced that Hajj tour operators are corrupt due to charging exorbitant amounts from intending pilgrims because of limited quota, is it discouraged to apply for Hajj from such tour ...
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Charity or Pilgrimage?

Every month, I am giving money towards voluntary charity (sadaqah) to eliminate the spiritual malady of miserliness. What is Sadaqah? By Imam Ghazaali (R.A.H) SADAQAH (giving in charity) ...
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Why does the morning congregrational prayer has a higher reward then Umrah and Hajj?

Anas bin Malik, may Allah be pleased with him, who said: The Messenger of Allah, sallallahu `alayhi wa sallam, said: ‘Whoever prays the morning prayer in congregation then sits remembering Allah ...
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Is it correct to use Al-Haj before the name of persons who completed their haj?

I saw most of the muslims who were completed their Hajj, add the prefix Al-Haj or Hajito their names like adding Al-Hafiz to those who finished memorizing the whole Al-Quran. Haji is an honorific ...
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Does the reward of Hajj for another person goes to him? (Hajj-e-Badal)

There are some hadiths (listed on the bottom) regarding doing Hajj which confuse me in connection with the following hadith: The Messenger of Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said: “When a man ...
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What is the difference between Hajj Mofrad, Mokren, and Motamatte3?

What are the differences between these three types of Hajj: Mofrad, Mokren, and Motamatte3? I know the difference is concerning Ihram, but what is exactly each one of them?
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How many Umras and Hajj were done by the Prophet (SAW)?

How many Umras and Hajj were done by the Prophet(PBUH) in his lifetime? Please refer the year, and the age of the Prophet(SAW) at that time, and add some reference from hadiths
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Is Hajj a pagan worship?

The ritual of pilgrimage (Hajj) was a pre-islamic practice, which we do not find in Christinity or Judaism. Islam adopted it in almost the same form as it was done before. Can someone explain to me ...
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When does hajj become farz?

As we know there is a certain rule when Zakat becomes Farz. But I suppose in case of Hajj, it cannot be that strict because the cost to travel to the Holy Makka differs from place to place. So what ...