Tawaf and Sa’ee

Tawaf and Sa'ee

Your first act on reaching Masjid-e-Haram will be the Tawaf. You should remember that on the ship you had donned the Ihram only for Umrah and formulated the Niyyat for it alone. Hence, you have now to do only the Tawaf of Umrah. You had …

Be Attentive

Be Attentive

The car or bus will drop you at your Muallim’s place. You should at once go to Masjid-e-Haram for paying your respects to the House of Ka’aba and perform the Tawaf of Umrah. If you are not with Wazu, you should perform it, for it …

To Makkah from Jeddah

To Makkah from Jeddah

As we have seen already, there is left a day and a half’s journey to Jedda from the place where Ihram is put on the ship. Allah willing, your ship will disembark you safely at Jedda. There you will be enquired about your Muallim (guide), …

Restrictions of Ihram

Restrictions of Ihram

Abstain from doing the following things: On reciting the Talbia with the NIyyat of Umrah (or Haj) you have entered into the state of Ihram. Now until you have performed the Umrah on reaching Makkah you cannot put on a stitched dress, or cover your …

Ihram and its method

Restrictions of Ihram

Ihram, in fact, does not mean the wearing of the two sheets, but the period of Ihram will begin when you will recite the Taiba with the Niyyat (precise formulation of the intention) of the Haj or Umrah after offering up the two Raka’ats Namaz …

Difference between Ifrad and Tamattu

Difference between Ifrad and Tamattu

According to Hanafi School, Ifrad enjoys a preference over Tamattu. For many people, it is difficult to perform it because in that case the Ihram which is put on at Miqat is worn continuously till the formalities of the Haj have been completed, and, not …

Ihram of haj or umrah

Restrictions of Ihram

Before we come to explain the method of wearing the Ihram it is worth knowing that the worship which is offered upon reaching Makkah is of two kinds: one is called the Haj and the other the Umrah. Haj, like Namaz, Zakat, and fasting in …

Strictly Prohibited After wearing Ihram

Strictly Prohibited After wearing Ihram

Sexual intercourse or kissing or any kind of love affair. fighting, quarrelling. Hunting or helping in hunting, killing of any living being. shaving off, Clipping of hair or nail. Use of Perfume. Covering the head.

Essentials for haj

Essentials for haj

Wearing of ihram. Stay in the plain of Arafat ( wakoof-Arafat). Performing twa’af-e-ziyarat. Stay in the plain of Muzdalifa. Sa’ee between Safa and Merwa. Throwing of pebbles at jamarahs. Shaving off or clipping of the hair. Performing Twa’af-e-Sadar for those coming from outside the haram. …

Haj and Umrah

Umrah : A minor haj, not obligatory but a sunna. Haj: Haj, like Namaz, zakat, and fasting in the month of Ramzan, is an obligatory duty in Islam included among its fundamentals. it is performed in three different forms. 1. Ifrad: To perform the haj …