Fatwa: # 41594
Category: Prayer (Salaat)
Country: Belgium
Date: 8th December 2018

Title

Does a Haji have to fulfill Udhiyya and Eid prayer?

Question

Does a Haji have to fulfill Udhiyya and Eid prayer?

Answer

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

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

1.      A Haji does not have to attend the Eid prayer.[1]

2.      A Haji will have to observe the Udhiya sacrifice if he is a Muqim (resident) during the Days of Sacrifice. A Haji will be a Muqim if he intends to stay in Makkah for at least fifteen days prior to the rites of Hajj. It should be noted that Udhiya is not the same as Dam al-shukr. It is necessary for a Haji performing Tamattu‘ Hajj or Qiran Hajj to sacrifice a sheep in the Haram as an expression of gratitude to Allah for enabling him to perform Umra along with Hajj. In summary, a MuqimHaji performing Tamattu’ or Qiran will have to slaughter in observance of Dam al-shukr and Udhiya.[2]

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Tahmid Chowdhury

Student Darul Iftaa

New York, USA

Checked and Approved by,

Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

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[1]

الأصل ج٥ ص٤١٣ ط دار ابن حزم 

قلت: أرأيت أهل منى يوم النحر هل عليهم صلاة مثل صلاة أهل الأمصار ركعتين؟ قال: لا، إنما عليهم أن يصلوا الفجر ثم يقفوا. وقد بلغنا ذلك عن الحسن البصري، وبذلك جرت السنة

المبسوط ج١٢ ص١٩ ط دار المعرفة 

لأنهم في وقت صلاة العيد مشغولون بأداء المناسك فلا يلزمهم صلاة العيد

[2]

الأصل ج٥ ص٤١٢ ط دار ابن حزم 

أبو حنيفة عن حماد عن إبراهيم أنه قال: الأضحى واجب على أهل الأمصار ما خلا الحاج. قلت: وما تفسير هذا الحديث؟ قال: هو واجب على المقيمين من أهل الأمصار وغيرهم، ولا يجب على المسافرين من أهل الأمصار كانوا أو من غيرهم بعد أن يكونوا مسافرين

المبسوط ج١٢ ص١٨ ط دار المعرفة 

وأراد بأهل الأمصار المقيمين وبالحاج المسافرين. فأما أهل مكة فعليهم الأضحية، وإن حجوا

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