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Section : The ability to perform Hajj - What does it imply?.The ability to perform Hajj, which is one of its essential conditions, includes the following:1. A person must be healthy and physically fit. If one is disabled by old age or a disease that is incurable or is unable to perform Hajj for some … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 5, Hajj and ‘Umrah, Fiqh 5.007.

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Section : Hajj of a Minor and a Slave.Though Hajj is not compulsory for these two groups it is quite valid if they perform one, but it will not suffice them as regards the Hajj prescribed in Islam.Ibn 'Abbas reports: "The Prophet (peace be upon him) said: 'Any minor (child) who performs Hajj must perform … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 5, Hajj and ‘Umrah, Fiqh 5.009.

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Section : A Woman Should Seek Her Husband's Permission for Hajj.It is desirable for a woman to seek her husband's permission for the prescribed Hajj. Then if he grants her the permission she may leave for Hajj; in case he refuses to give permission, she may still proceed for Hajj, for a husband should not … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 5, Hajj and ‘Umrah, Fiqh 5.012.

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Section : He Who Dies Without Performing Obligatory Hajj.If a person dies before performing obligatory Hajj or if one vowed to perform Hajj but died before fulfilling one' s vow, his heir must assign someone to perform Hajj on behalf of the deceased. All the ensuing expenses in this regard must be paid out of … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 5, Hajj and ‘Umrah, Fiqh 5.012A.

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Section : Hajj On Behalf of Others.If someone has the ability to perform Hajj but afterwards he is unable to perform it due to sickness or old age, he must arrange for someone else to perform Hajj on his behalf, for he may never be able to do it himself. In this respect, such a … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 5, Hajj and ‘Umrah, Fiqh 5.013.

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Section : Position of a Sick Person Who Recovers.If a sick person recovers after someone has performed Hajj on his behalf, he will be considered as having performed his obligatory duty, and he will not be required to repeat it, for it would imply the obligation of performing two obligatory pilgrimages (rather than one). This … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 5, Hajj and ‘Umrah, Fiqh 5.014.

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Section : Conditions for Performing Hajj on Behalf of Others.Before performing Hajj on behalf of someone else, a person must have performed his own Hajj. This is based on the hadith in which Ibn 'Abbas narrates that the Prophet (peace be upon him) heard a man saying: "O Allah! Here I am in response to … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 5, Hajj and ‘Umrah, Fiqh 5.014A.

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Section : Hajj in Fulfilment of a Vow While Having to Perform Obligatory Hajj.According to the verdict of Ibn 'Abbas and 'Ikrimah if a person performs Hajj in fulfilment of a vow, while he has yet to perform the prescribed Hajj, then it should suffice him (and absolve him) from both. 'Ata and Ibn 'Umar, … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 5, Hajj and ‘Umrah, Fiqh 5.014B.

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Section : No Sarorah (Delaying) in Islam.Ibn 'Abbas reports: "The Prophet (peace be upon him) said: 'There is no Sarorah (delaying performance of obligatory Hajj) in Islam.''' (Ahmad and Abu Daw'ud)Al-Khattabi remarks: "The word sarorah has two meanings:1. a person who does not marry and leads a life of celibacy, like monastic Christians; or 2. … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 5, Hajj and ‘Umrah, Fiqh 5.015.

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Section : Performing Hajj with Unlawfully Gained Money.Someone performing Hajj with unlawfully gained money, may technically fulfil his prescribed duty of pilgrimage, but according to the majority of the scholars, he will be guilty of sin for doing so. Imam Ahmad disagrees and holds that such a Hajj is not enough for a person to … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 5, Hajj and ‘Umrah, Fiqh 5.015B.

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Section : What is Better in Hajj: Riding or Walking?.Al-Hafiz writes in Al-Fath: "Ibn al-Munzhir says there is a difference of opinion as to what is better for a pilgrim, walking or riding during the Hajj.The majority of scholars hold riding is better, for the Prophet (peace be upon him) did so, and because it … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 5, Hajj and ‘Umrah, Fiqh 5.016.

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Section : Doing Business and Leasing Rides During Hajj.There is no harm if a pilgrim engages in trade and business during Hajj or 'Umrah.Ibn 'Abbas said: "In the beginning when Hajj was prescribed, the people used to trade at Mina, 'Arafah, and the market place of Zhul-Majaz (A place close to 'Arafah) during the Hajj … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 5, Hajj and ‘Umrah, Fiqh 5.016A.