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Is hajj outside of Dhul'Hijjah better than nothing?

Hajj(the greater Pilgrimage) can only be performed in the month of Dhul'Hijjah, specifically at the prescribed dates. A lesser pilgrimage, called Umrah, can be performed at any time of the year ... ...
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Is a Christian allowed to perform Hajj according to Sharia law?

Non-muslims are not allowed in the sanctuary of the Sacred Mosque in Mecca based on the following verse: Quran 9:28 O you who have believed, indeed the polytheists are unclean, so let them not ...
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Which is the priority: Performing Hajj or getting married?

Which is the priority: Performing Hajj or getting married? If someone has enough money to do both, then he should do both. In such a case, he may perform hajj, return to his homeland and get married ...
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When umrah season will start/open after hajj 2017?

'Umrah/'Omrah العمرة has no special time in the year you can do it whenever you want to. You even can perform or combine hajj and 'Omrah at the same time, however the period of hajj is limited and ...
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Do I need to do Hajj again if I performed it as a child?

In Islam children are neither asked nor ordered to perform hajj nor to perform any worship until they reache puberty as their actions won't be recorded as stated in the known hadith: There are ...
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Is it obligatory to shave the head when doing Hajj?

Cutting hair on the head is an obligatory ritual of Hajj: ولا تحلقوا رءوسكم حتى يبلغ الهدي محله And do not shave your heads until the sacrificial animal has reached its place of slaughter. — Quran 2:...
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Is there an Alternative to hajj

First, if someone is financially incapable of performing hajj, it's not considered an obligation: In it are clear signs [such as] the standing place of Abraham. And whoever enters it shall be safe. ...
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Do males wear under garments in Ihram?

All perfect praise be to Allah I will try be as short as possible. An-Nawawi may Allaah have mercy upon him said: 'If a person in a state of Ihraam (either for Hajj or 'Umrah) needs to ...
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What is the logic behind stoning satan?

Its a ritual. I'd rather not get into the discussion of why rituals are carried out ... The Hajj enacts actions of Prophet Abraham and his wife Hagar. Specifically the stoning ritual is about the ...
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What is the logic behind stoning satan?

First of all trying to find a logic or scientific explanation to religion is not always good. Science is a progressive information. New evidences can prove old theory or rule may not be correct.Still, ...
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On which day of the week Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) performed his only Hajj?

The first day of Hajj was Thursday if we consider the narration from Umar ibn al-Khattab that the Day of Arafat was on Friday as recorded in Bukhari and Muslim.
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How do unmarried women with no mahram go on a pilgrimage to Mecca?

As stated in my comment there's a concept in fiqh of the so called trustworthy group in travels. I'll try to explain it based on the few information i could gather. Unfortunately about all of my ...
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Hajj Sacrifice Sacrifice

Taking off Ihram is not related with slaughtering or sacrifice. Once you've performed the throwing of stones of Jamrat al-'Aqabah and shortened (for men and women) or shaved (for men on only) your ...
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Iddat in hajj tour

Here we need some more information. Basically and according to the information you have provided there are two major differences: If you are coming from a location close to Mecca... in that case ...
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Is there an Alternative to hajj

As mentioned by others, there is no requirement for Hajj unless the capacity for it exists. If the capacity for that is not available, then there is no fifth pillar for you so there is nothing to make ...
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When umrah season will start/open after hajj 2017?

The very simple question has been complicatedly answered here, after Ramadan every year the Saudi government stop issuing Umra Visas until completion of the Hajj. And even after Hajj for reasons of a ...
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Is it impermissible for women to run/jog between safa and marwa (during hajj/umrah saee)?

It is not prescribed and is against the sunnah for women to run. عن عائشة أنها سئلت: على النساء رمل؟ فقالت: أليس لكن بنا أسوة؟ ليس عليكن رمل بالبيت، ولا بين الصفا والمروة Ayesha was asked: Should ...
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Sacrifice Related to injured animal

According to fatwa islamweb #7297: The majority of scholars say if you bought cattle with the intention of sacrifice and it was sane from any visible deficiency (that would be considered as a cause to ...
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Is there anything in the Quran or Hadith in that making supplications during Hajj or Umrah have a higher chance of getting accepted?

Asalaam Alaikum it is a proven and established in islam to make dua in certian times and certian places if the person is able. there are reports about making dua between the adhan and iqamah, during ...
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is a teenager living in jeddah obliged to perform Hajj?

Bismillah Hir Rahmaan Nir Raheem As Salaamu 3laykum, I hope you are doing well. I am happy that you want to go to hajj. Keep up the good intentions and actions. May you do much more in this life and ...
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Day of Arafah based on country

The day of Arafah is the 9th day of the month of Dhu’l-Hijjah. The Islamic calendar is Lunar - months start with the sighting the crescent moon. That varies across the globe e.g. places like Saudia ...
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Is it allowed to go to hajj with your step mother?

First of all the wife of the father is a mahram and she is quoted among the first whom a man can't marry : Allah the almighty says: And do not marry those [women] whom your fathers married, except ...
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Can we perform hajj or umrah with loan money?

The islamic scholars are in agreement that Hajj is only obligatory on those who are capable of that because Allah said: {And [due] to Allah from the people is a pilgrimage to the House - for whoever ...
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Can Women Wear Niqab at Hajj?

Imam al-Bukhari and an-Nasa-i compiled the following hadith: A person stood up and asked, "O Allah's: Apostle! What clothes may be worn in the state of Ihram?" The Prophet (ﷺ) replied, "Do not wear ...
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Can a haji (pilgrim) cut hair and nails in first 10 days of zil hajj before entering ihram?

For this exact situation there's a clear ruling based on the hadith of Umm Salamah: When any one of you intending to sacrifice the animal enters in the month (of Dhu'l-Hijja) he should not get his ...
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Is it compulsory to settle all debts prior to performing Hajj (pilgrimage)?

Generally speaking, it is better to repay the debt than to perform hajj, but it may not be permitted to perform hajj if repayment is due. Performing hajj (pilgrimage) is conditional: One has to be ...
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Who can finance Hajj for parents?

The validity of a person's Hajj does not depend on the money being earned by themselves1,2. There is no restriction on you regarding how you spend your wealth; spending it on a gift for your parents, ...
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How do unmarried women with no mahram go on a pilgrimage to Mecca?

For now, there is no legal way to do it. Certain travel agents in certain parts of the world can make it possible (of course illegally). They attach you to a family. There is no requirement to stay ...
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Is it permissible to use safety pins to hold ihram together while doing umrah?

Yes you can have a safety pin to hold your "Ahram" or "Ihram". But when i was going for Umrah, i bought a book. It was written that you cannot use stitched cloth to cover your body or on your body. ...
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Is it permissible to use safety pins to hold ihram together while doing umrah?

Is it just safety pins or belt you can use to keep your ihram izaar up? Some use nothing - pretty confident just in case.
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