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MOST ASKED QUESTIONS

WHAT IS HAJJ AND HOW DO YOU PERFORM HAJJ ?

The Pilgrimage to Makkah in the state of Ihram and observing Wuqoof (being present) at Arafat and other prescribed actions in the first 10 days in the month of Zul-Heja (the lunar month).

WHAT IS UMRAH ?

The visit to Makkah at any time of the year in the state of Ihram and perform Tawaf and Sa’ie.

WHAT ARE MIQAT ?

They are of two types; geological; the boundary lines outside Makkah at which the pilgrims have to be in the state of Ihram and of specific dates; the months of Shawal, Zul-Qe’da and Zul-Heja.

WHAT IS SA’IE ?

Marching between the two hills of Safa and Marwa, near the Ka’ba, seven times.

WHAT DOES IHRAM MEAN FOR MEN ?

The intention of performing Hajj and/or Umrah and the removal of all clothes and wrapping the body in a couple of seamless sheets after making Gusl and Wudu’ and Shaving the hair off the private parts and under the arms and wearing simple footwear which does not cover the ankles and having the intention (Niyyat) to perform Hajj.

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE ADOPTION OF IHRAM BY MEN AND WOMEN?

The women wear sewn clothes and cover the head but not the face and they are allowed to wear socks. The rest of the requirements are the same as for men.