Making tawaaf on behalf of the deceased

Reference: Fataawa al-Hajj wal-‘Umrah waz-Ziyaarah – Page 87

Question: Is it permissible for a person to make tawaaf for his deceased parents or one of his relatives who are deceased?

Response: There is no harm for a man (person) to perform the Hajj or the ‘Umrah on behalf of one of his parents or relatives. Likewise, there is no harm – in shaa.-Allaah – if he made tawaaf [seven times around the Ka’bah], making the intention for its reward to [pass onto] one of his parents or relatives.

Hajj Badal | Hajj e Badal | Badal Hajj | حج البدل - on behalf of your parents & other loved ones

He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee'ah in 2004. He currently resides in Birmingham, UK.

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