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Passing Miqat Without Ihram: Valid?

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: Whoever passes the miqat for Hajj or Umrah and has not assumed ihram, it is obligatory upon him to return and assume …


Going to Hajj? Here Are Your Places of Ihram (Miqat Infographic)

Miqat is a place at a distance outside the Holy City of Makkah, which pilgrims must not cross before they are in a state of Ihram if they intend to enter al Masjid al Haram for Hajj or Umrah. Pilgrims go to different Miqats according to their different places around the world from which they …

Guide to Hajj: How to Make `Umrah

Hajj Guide: How to Perform Umrah

As mentioned in the article “Are Hajj and Umrah Same Thing?”, Umrah is the lesser pilgrimage. It involves ihram, Tawaf (circumambulating the Kabah), Sa`i (walking between mounts of Safa and Marwah), and shaving or cutting the hair. So, these are the main 4 rituals of Umrah: 1. Ihram The first steps in your Umrah are to …

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