And do not say “may Allaah deal with you” or “may Allaah break your back”, or what is similar to that.
The supplication you make for your parents during the taraaweeh or tahajjud prayer is better by far than you slaughtering 10 camels [in their names].
My mother died whilst I was young, and so I hired someone trustworthy to perform hajj on her behalf. My father had also died, and I heard from some of my relatives that he himself had performed the hajj.
What is the ruling of [performing] hajj on behalf of both parents who have died without [themselves] having performed hajj?
Rather, pay full attention to them both, unless there is an urgent [and important] call which must be answered and cannot be delayed!
I have my parents with me, and i feel shy towards them [that i should engage in a phone call in their presence].