Category: Hajj
Fatwa#: 19262
Asked Country: Pakistan

Answered Date: May 10,2011

Title: Husband and wife go to saudia to perform umra and after performed umra husband has intercourse with wife in holy land(Makkah and Medina).is allowed to do so in holy city

Question

Aslam o Alaikum :  Husband and wife went  to saudia to perform umra and after performed umra husband did intercourse with wife in holy land(Makkah and Medina).is allowed to do so in holy city(in the limit of Haram)or it is sin to do so?Please answer in the light of Quran and Sunnah Please and if it is sin than what is kaffara?Awaiting reply

Answer

Assalāmu `alaikum Warahmatullāhi Wabrakatuh,

It is permissible for the husband and wife to have intercourse in Makkah Mukarramah after performing ῾Umrah and removing Ihrām and in Madinah Munawwarah.

And Allah Ta'āla Knows Best,

 

Muftī Ebrahim Desai

Daruliftaa
35 Candella Rd, Durban, South Africa


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