I have parents who are both of old age; my father is 75 years old, and my mother is 70. If I were to perform ‘umrah [ each on their behalf] and gifted its reward to them – while they are still alive – will they be rewarded for it?
The Zamzam well will be spruced up to ensure the steady flow of blessed water, Sheikh Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais, chairman of the Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques, has announced.
A man wants to go to Jeddah to visit an ill person, and he says “if I get an opportunity, then I will perform ‘umrah.” He asks, from where should he [then] assume the state of ihraam?
My brother died at the age of 35, and he had not performed hajj. Should I perform ‘umrah or hajj on his behalf – even though he had not done so?
What is the ruling regarding the one who heads out to Makkah, but does not intend to do hajj or ‘umrah, so is he required to assume the state of ihraam?
A woman wants to perform ‘umrah, and fears the onset of her menses, so can she stipulate this when assuming the state of ihraam, thereby relieving herself of the responsibility of completing the ‘umrah when her menses begin?