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].
Some of the companions saw a strong young man racing to his job, and they remarked: ‘If [him going to work] was in the Path of Allaah…’
From the mistakes which parents fall into when uttering wrong words in front of their children, is that they censure the children when they utter them [too]!