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 exclusively. haj first no umrah before it.

2. Qiran: To perform both umrah and haj together in one ihram first umrah then haj.

3. Tamattu: First Ihram is worn only to perform the umrah in the months of haj and thereafter to perform the haj with a new ihram during the same journey without returning home, i.e. with two different ihrams and two different intentions separately.

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