He [’Azza wa Jall] began with the wife, because in her [being upon] goodness, there is goodness for [her] offspring.
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].