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  • Questions about Black Stone

    1- Shaykhul-Islam Ibn Taymiyyah  may  Allaah  have  mercy  upon  him said, “No inanimate object can be kissed or given salutations except for the Black Stone.” 2- Kissing the Black Stone is an act of worship that is done by only one person at that moment. 3- Some hadiths stated: The Black Stone was sent down (to earth) from Paradise. But their.. More

  • What One Must Know before Hajj – The Fiqh Provisions of a Pilgrim

    There is no doubt that continuous eagerness of the hearts to Hajj is the fruit of the answer of Allah to the call of Ibrahim, may Allaah exalt his mention. Allah Almighty says (what means): {And proclaim to the people the Hajj [pilgrimage]; they will come to you on foot and on every lean camel; they will come from every distant pass.} [Quran 22:27].. More

  • How to Perform Hajj

    There are Three Types of Hajj: 1- Hajj At-Tamattu’ 2- Hajj Al-Qiran 3- Hajj Al-Ifraadh Here, we shall talk about Hajj at-Tamattu’ as it is the most recommended one. In this type of Hajj, one is to perform ‘Umrah during the Hajj months (i.e., Shawwal, Dhul-Qa’dah and the first nine nights of Dhul-Hijjah) and to perform the.. More

  • Rulings Related to the Udh-hiyyah

    1) The sacrificed animal should be from the livestock (cows, camels, sheep and goats). Other kinds of animals cannot replace the above mentioned even if it is permissible to eat them, such as rabbits, poultry, antelope, gazelle and other wild animals. 2) The one slaughtering (butcher) should not be given his fee from the Udh-hiyyah because the Prophet,.. More

  • Rulings for Women on Hajj and ‘Umrah

    It is a communal obligation upon the whole Ummah to perform Hajj annually to the Sacred House of Allah The Almighty. Hajj is obligatory once in the lifetime of every Muslim who meets the conditions of Hajj. The extra times will be considered voluntary Hajj. Hajj is one of the pillars of Islam and the share of woman in Jihaad. ‘Aa’ishah,.. More

  • Understanding the Rites of ‘Eed Al-Adh-ha - II

    Sacrifice on behalf of the dead is of three types: The first type is when the sacrifice is slaughtered on behalf of people who are alive. For instance, a man might slaughter a sacrifice for himself and his family including the dead among them, as the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, used to slaughter a sacrifice and say that it is for.. More

  • Understanding the Rites of ‘Eed Al-Adh-ha - I

    During the first ten days of Thul-Hijjah, the Islamic Ummah lives through great days and virtuous nights that are full of the remembrance of Allah The Almighty and praising Him. Pilgrims go to Makkah individually and in groups from all over the world by air, sea and land. They represent a great scene of servitude to Allah The Almighty as pilgrims.. More

  • Understanding the Rites of ‘Eed Al-Adh-ha - III

    If a person bought a sheep and it fell and broke its foot without negligence on his part, it is permissible to slaughter it and it will be sufficient for him. However, if it was broken as a result of something that he did such as tying it too tightly or out of negligence, he must replace it with a similar one. What should be done with Udh-hiyah? You.. More

  • Ruling on Throwing Jamrat Al-‘Aqabah Before Sunrise on the ‘Eid Day

    Resolution No. 3 of the Saudi Authority of Senior Scholars, dated 13 Sha‘baan, 1392 A.H. Ruling on throwing Jamrat Al-‘Aqabah before sunrise on the ‘Eed Day All perfect praise be to Allah Alone, and may Allaah Send blessing and peace upon him after whom there is no Prophet, Muhammad, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, and upon.. More

  • About Permitting Throwing the Pebbles before Zawaal

    By Ahmad ibn Muhammad Al-Ja‘fari After the painful incident that took place in Mina on Thursday, 12/12/1426 A.H., which resulted in hundreds of dead and wounded, (may Allah forgive the dead and heal the wounded), many writings in the newspapers and on the Internet discussed the topic in terms of its causes and methods of treatment. The strangest.. More

  • Performing Sa’y on the Roof of the Mas‘a

    The Council of Senior Scholars in Saudi Arabia hold performing Sa’y on the roof of the Mas‘a (i.e., the original place of Sa’y between the two Mounts of As-Safa and Al-Marwah) as permissible in cases of need, according to the majority opinion of the Council. The text of the decision is as follows: After deliberation and discussion,.. More

  • Performing Hajj More than Once from the Perspective of Sharee’ah

    Hajj is a great act of worship that combines physical and financial worship. It is a type of Jihaad in the Cause of Allah The Almighty; however, it does not involve fighting, as mentioned by the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam. In addition, it is the fifth pillar of Islam. Performing Hajj to the House is obligatory every year upon the Muslim.. More

  • Leaving Off Hajj Despite Capability

    Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {…And [due] to Allah from the people is a pilgrimage to the House - for whoever is able to find thereto a way….} [Quran 3:97] The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: "Whoever possesses sufficient provisions and means of journey to perform Hajj and yet does not do so, let him die.. More

  • Issues Related to Fidyah

    If a person does one of the things that invalidate Ihraam (the sacral state), he has to offer a Fidyah (expiation). Fidyah is of several kinds: Whoever clips his nails, cuts his hair, wears perfume, or a man wears form-fitting clothes, or covers his head, or a woman covers her face with Burqa’ or Niqaab (face veil tied to her head) or her hands.. More

  • Defects to Be Avoided in Sacrificial Animals

    The Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: “A sacrificial animal must not be a lame animal whose lameness is obvious, a one-eyed animal which is clearly one-eyed, a sick animal whose sickness is obvious, or an emaciated animal that no one would choose.” [Ahmad] The Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa.. More

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