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Honor the House, Kiss the Stone?

Salam (Peace) Dear Lara, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. When I read your question, I thought to myself: “Do we Muslims do that out of love or faith?” I then found the answer to my question in the following quote: Of the wondrous doings of God Most High is …

What to do on the Day of Arafah

Pilgrim or Not, Here Is What to Do on the Day of Arafah

What to do on the Day of Arafah? Today is one of the best days in the whole year. Several texts highlight the significance of Day of Arafah and its greatness. During this day, Allah Subhanahu wa ta`ala  showers His Mercy and reward over people. Pilgrims and non-pilgrims alike are offered great opportunities of forgiveness on …

What Pilgrims are Doing Today? (Dhul-Hijjah 8 – Day of Tarwiyah)

What Are Pilgrims Doing Today? (Dhul-Hijjah 8)

Today, Dhul-Hijjah 8 (Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017), is the first day of Hajj rituals. This day is called Yawm at-Tarwiyah or the day of preparing water. An interesting reason for naming it so is explained by Sheikh Yasir Birjas in this video. On this day, Pilgrims stay in Mina in preparation for the great Day of …

7 Fatwas on the Day of Arafah

7 Fatwas on Day of Arafah

Tomorrow is the Day of Arafah, one of the greatest days in the whole year. It is marked by the pilgrims’ observing the Staying at Arafah ritual, which is an essential component of Hajj, without which Hajj does not count. In this folder, we collected fatwas related to this blessed Day and its rituals.

UK Sister Reflects on Hajj

Why Do People Find Peace in Hajj Despite the Hard Rites?

We hear so much about the rules and regulations around Hajj and of the challenges that people face, but what is it about that journey and the performance of those rituals that can bring about such peace? Why does God place the obligation on Muslims…

Is a Child's Hajj Valid?

Is a Child’s Hajj Valid?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- If a child performs Hajj, then his/her Hajj is valid and he/she will be rewarded for it. 2- However, this Hajj will not count as the …

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Can My Robot Perform Hajj For Me?

Salam Dear Sister, Thank you for your question. Dr. Shabir Ally, from Let the Quran Speak, addresses this question in the video below: Transcript: Saffiyah: “In The Islamic Monthly, Author Imran Saeed asks: ‘Can my robot perform Hajj for me?’… Now, Dr. Shabir Ally, this is an interesting question, because robots are becoming more and …

Doing More Than One `Umrah Before Hajj

Doing More Than One `Umrah Before Hajj: OK?

Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: You can do as many `Umrahs as you want; once you have released from Ihram of the first `Umrah, you can do …



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