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7- Hajj

The pilgrimage to Mecca (hajj) is one of the fundmental obligations in Islamic laws. The holy Qur’ãn has clearly mentioned this obligation. Almighty Allãh says in His holy Book: “And it is for the sake of Allãh [a duty] upon the people to do the pilgrimage of the House—whosoever has the ability [to travel] to it. And whosoever is ungrateful, then surely Allãh is free from need of the universe.” (2:196) The Almighty has compared the negligence of hajj to ingratitude because of its importance.

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    The pilgrimage to Mecca (hajj) is one of the fundmental obligations in Islamic laws. The holy Qur’ãn has clearly mentioned this obligation. Almighty Allãh says in His holy Book: “And it is for the sake of Allãh [a …

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    119. When a Muslim becomes capable, hajj becomes obligatory upon him. By “capability” we mean the following:a. Availability of enough time to travel to the holy places and stay there for performing the obligatory rites.b. Physical health and strength, observing to …

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    123. Question: Is it permissible to put on the ihrãm for hajj from the city of Jeddah? If it is not permissible, what should one do since the plane lands in Jeddah?Answer: Jeddah is neither a miqãt nor parallel …

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