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.
[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?
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.
Is it permissible to perform ‘umrah on behalf of someone who has died? And is it permissible for me to perform ‘umrah on behalf of my father who is still alive, but is unable to do so [himself]?
[Performing] Hajj or ‘Umrah on behalf of another is [to be] done in three situations…
I have parents who are both of old age; my father is 75 years old, and my mother is 70. If I were to perform ‘umrah [ each on their behalf] and gifted its reward to them – while they are still alive – will they be rewarded for it?
The Zamzam well will be spruced up to ensure the steady flow of blessed water, Sheikh Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais, chairman of the Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques, has announced.
A man wants to go to Jeddah to visit an ill person, and he says “if I get an opportunity, then I will perform ‘umrah.” He asks, from where should he [then] assume the state of ihraam?
[What is the ruling regarding] reading the Qur.aan during the tawaaf and the sa’ee, whilst doing ‘umrah on behalf of my mother?
What is the ruling regarding the one who heads out to Makkah, but does not intend to do hajj or ‘umrah, so is he required to assume the state of ihraam?