Fatwa: # 19815
Category: Hajj and Umrah (Pilgrimage)
Country: Pakistan
Date: 8th March 2012


Can I send my uncle for Hajj on behalf of my late parents?


I know that a woman can perform all the arkān of Fardh Hajj during her periods except Tawāf Al-Ziyārah. The Tawāf Al-Ziyārah can be performed from the tenth to the twelfth of Dhul-Hijjah.  My question is that if a woman is impure in these days, can she do Tawāf Al-Ziyārah after these days and will her Fardh Hajj be completed?

Secondly, can I send my uncle for Hajj on behalf of my late parents?  Will it be considered Hajj-Badal even though my uncle has never gone for Hajj before?

Thirdly, I am working in an IT distribution company.  Is my income Halāl as I have to interact with males?



In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

1.       A menstruating female must perform Tawāf Al-Ziyārah whenever she becomes pure.  Her Fardh Hajj is valid. [1]

2.      It is better for one who has already fulfilled his Fardh Hajj to perform Hajj on behalf of the deceased.  However, if it performed by one who has not yet fulfilled his Fardh Hajj, the Hajj on behalf of the deceased is still valid. [2]

3.      Your income is Halāl.  Ensure that you adhere completely to the Shari’ laws of Hijāb and that your interaction with men is limited only to work related issues.

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Mawlana Abdul Azeem bin Abdur Rahman,
Student Darul Iftaa


Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

[1]  قُلْت: وَبِالْأَخِيرِ صَرَّحَ فِي شَرْحِ اللُّبَابِ وَذَلِكَ كُلُّهُ مَفْهُومٌ مِنْ قَوْلِ الْبَحْرِ عَنْ الْمُحِيطِ إذَا طَهُرَتْ فِي آخِرِ أَيَّامِ النَّحْرِ فَإِنْ أَمْكَنَهَا الطَّوَافُ قَبْلَ الْغُرُوبِ وَلَمْ تَفْعَلْ فَعَلَيْهَا دَمٌ لِلتَّأْخِيرِ وَإِنْ لَمْ يُمْكِنْهَا طَوَافُ أَرْبَعَةِ أَشْوَاطٍ فَلَا شَيْءَ عَلَيْهَا اهـ فَإِنَّ إمْكَانَ الطَّوَافِ لَا يَكُونُ إلَّا بَعْدَ الِاغْتِسَالِ وَقَطْعِ الْمَسَافَةِ. وَفِي الْبَحْرِ أَيْضًا: وَلَوْ حَاضَتْ بَعْدَمَا قَدَرَتْ عَلَى الطَّوَافِ فَلَمْ تَطُفْ حَتَّى مَضَى الْوَقْتُ لَزِمَهَا الدَّمُ لِأَنَّهَا مُقَصِّرَةٌ بِتَفْرِيطِهَا اهـ أَيْ بَعْدَمَا قَدَرَتْ عَلَى أَرْبَعَةِ أَشْوَاطٍ. زَادَ فِي اللُّبَابِ فَقَوْلُهُمْ لَا شَيْءَ عَلَيْهَا لِتَأْخِيرِ الطَّوَافِ مُقَيَّدٌ بِمَا إذَا حَاضَتْ فِي وَقْتٍ لَمْ تَقْدِرْ عَلَى أَكْثَرِ الطَّوَافِ أَوْ حَاضَتْ قَبْلَ أَيَّامِ النَّحْرِ وَلَمْ تَطْهُرْ إلَّا بَعْدَ مُضِيِّهَا، لَكِنَّ إيجَابَ الدَّمِ فِيمَا لَوْ حَاضَتْ فِي وَقْتِهِ بَعْدَ مَا قَدَرَتْ عَلَيْهِ مُشْكِلٌ. لِأَنَّهُ لَا يَلْزَمُهَا فِعْلُهُ فِي أَوَّلِ الْوَقْتِ، نَعَمْ يَظْهَرُ ذَلِكَ فِيمَا لَوْ عَلِمَتْ وَقْتَ حَيْضِهَا فَأَخَّرَتْهُ عَنْهُ تَأَمَّلْ. . (رد المحتار, ج 2, ص 519, سعيد)

معلم الحجاج, ص 172, مكتبة العلم

[2]  البحر العميق في مناسك المعتمر والحاج, ج 4, ص 2267, المكتبة المكية

Aap Ke Masāil Aur un Ka Hal, Vol. 4, page 68: Maktabah Ludhyanwi

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