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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

3
votes
1answer
56 views

Is it permissible for Muslims to receive subsidy for performing Hajj?

It's a known fact that Hajj is fard only if one is physically and financially able, as the Qurán says it in Al-e-imran : "In it are clear signs, the standing place of Ibrahim, and whoever enters it ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

Why only in Dhul'hijjah can the Hajj be done, what is the reason?

What happens if somebody wants to do this out of the RamadanDhul'hijjah? Extension: Sorry, I knew it badly! I didn't know it should be done on Dhul'hijjah.
2
votes
1answer
64 views

How many times is hajj fardh?

I want to know how many time is hajj fardh (obligatory) on a man? If it is once in a lifetime, so how would the other hajj be regarded as for the same person?
1
vote
1answer
81 views

What happens if you kill someone during Hajj?

Salam, As most of you are aware, this years' Hajj had many deaths due to the stampede. Approximately 717 people died in this event. My question is, if someone did kill another Muslim during this ...
2
votes
1answer
138 views

Interior of Kaaba

During the hajj, pilgrims circumambulate the Kaaba but do not enter the building. I was curious about its interior and found this image. Do the three pillars have any religious significance other ...
1
vote
1answer
74 views

What Sunni Muslims recite during Zil Hijjah Month after prayers

What Muslim recite after prayers during 9th and onwards of Zil Hijjah Month? Where I am Sunni Muslim will recite in one hour I really need to know. It's urgent JazakAllah
0
votes
0answers
78 views

EMERGENCY: Shaving Hair During Days Hajj

As you know the Islamic Governments all across the world announced Hajj and eventual Eid ul Adha. The question i have is that although i had managed get my nails cut and got my head hair cut though ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Mortgage and performing Hajj

I got a house mortgage which I bought a house past 10 yrs,ago. I am planning to go for Hajj within 2 to 3 yrs.time. Will I be allowed to go for Hajj if im still paying monthly house mortgage together ...
0
votes
1answer
131 views

Why Quran use 'Months' for period of Hajj?

Quran says in 2:197 "Hajj is [during] well-known months". Why Quran uses "months" (أشهر) when hajj is presently done only during Dhu al-Hijjah month ?
1
vote
0answers
74 views

In 16th Century, How Hajis were verified, whether he is Muslim or not?

In 15th and 16th Century, How Government of Arabia or caretakers of Mecca verify that; a person who dressed like Haji; is Muslim or non-Muslim?
1
vote
1answer
201 views

Can I take loan for my mother's Hajj

My calculations suggest that I might be able to afford for my Hajj next year Insha'Allah. My mother has not performed Hajj yet therefore I do not want to go to Hajj without her. However, she cannot ...
1
vote
1answer
99 views

whats about insurrance schemes according to islam? is it consider as interest or not?

MCB (Muslim Commercial Bank) Pakistan has started a scheme in which when one will go on hajj via there scheme he/she will be eligible for 4 months of free health (hadsaati) insurance, my question is ...
0
votes
0answers
45 views

Use of Alhaji honorific

I am aware that Muslims who have completed the Hajj may use this honorific before their names I was wondering however how far you have to go from Mecca for this to be relatively common - it would ...
0
votes
1answer
101 views

What are the alternatives of Hajj? [closed]

What are the alternatives of Hajj and Umrah (to please Allah) who can't afford it?
1
vote
1answer
61 views

Who can be a mahram for hajj?

Can a person who is my paternal cousin (my father's sister's son), who has married to my younger sister, also the person is elder to me, be a mahram for me to perform hajj. I understand the person ...
-3
votes
1answer
68 views

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?
2
votes
1answer
104 views

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?
2
votes
2answers
87 views

Is a contagious Muslim exempt from Haj?

It seems that Saudi Arabia is denying men from Ebola-infected areas entry: ...
6
votes
5answers
527 views

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 worship and all the activities in Islam is different than the ...
-1
votes
1answer
77 views

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 cannot do Haj & Umrah.
1
vote
1answer
221 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
142 views

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?
1
vote
1answer
100 views

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 intended pilgrims because of limited quota. Is it discouraged to apply for Hajj from such tour ...
4
votes
3answers
258 views

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) ...
2
votes
1answer
111 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
7k views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
735 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
88 views

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?
6
votes
2answers
29k views

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
-2
votes
3answers
3k views

Is Hajj a pagan worship?

The ritual of pilgrimage (Hajj) was a pre-Islamic practice, which we do not find in Christianity or Judaism. Islam adopted it in almost the same form as it was done before. Can someone explain to me ...
3
votes
2answers
3k views

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 ...