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Ruling 2427

If a man or a woman does not perform ṭawāf al‑nisāʾ,10 which is one of the rituals of hajj and al-ʿumrat al‑mufradah,11 then sexual activity is not lawful for them until they perform ṭawāf al‑nisāʾ. However, if they marry, then in the event that they had performed ḥalq12 or taqṣīr13 and come out of the state of iḥrām, their marriage is valid even if they have not performed ṭawāf al‑nisāʾ.

10 This is an obligatory circumambulation (ṭawāf ) of the Kaʿbah that is performed as part of the hajj rituals.
11 Al-ʿumrat al‑mufradah refers to the recommended pilgrimage to Mecca that is performed independently of hajj at any time of the year.
12 Ḥalq is the shaving of the head performed by men as part of the hajj rituals.
13 Taqṣīr refers to snipping one’s hair or trimming one’s beard or moustache as part of the hajj and ʿumrah rituals.