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?
Category: Pilgrimage [حج و عمرة]
Superiority of the first ten days of Dhul-Hijjah
Fear Allaah (Ta’aala), and know that you are approaching ten blessed [days]; they are [the first] ten [days] of Dhul-Hijjah…
Excellence of the first ten days of Dhul-Hijjah
In [a few] days, we will be welcoming [the arrival of] the ten days of Dhul-Hijjah, so what is your advice for everyone to take advantage of them?
Cutting the nails during the first ten days of Dhul-Hijjah
I heard from some people that it is not permissible for a person to cut his nails during the first ten [days] of Dhul-Hijjah. Is what I have heard correct?
Shaving or cutting the hair during the first ten days of Dhul-Hijjah
Also, he is asking about shaving [the head] during the [first] ten days of Dhul-Hijjah?
The first ten of Dhul-Hijjah or the last ten of Ramadhaan – which are the best?
Which of the two is best; the last ten of Ramadhaan or the [first] ten of Dhul-Hijjah?
Taking a maid along to hajj
[So] this is not permissible. And this is from the problems [which occur] now[adays]…
‘Umrah on behalf of deceased father who had already performed ‘umrah
[Regarding] the ‘umrah, if he (the son) wants to gift [the reward of] an ‘umrah to his deceased father, even though he (the father) had done ‘umrah himself…
Regarding ‘umrah badal on behalf of the deceased
Some of the scholars say that the Prophet ﷺ granted permission for the hajj to be performed on behalf of the deceased – without [specifically mentioning] the ‘umrah.
‘Umrah badal and hajj badal on behalf of the frail elderly
[Regarding] the ‘umrah, is it permissible to do so on behalf of another if the person is unable [to do so himself] due to an illness?