Compiled and Prepared by

Talal bin AHmad al-Aqeel

Introduction by
Minister of Islamic Affairs, Waqf, Da'wah and Irshad
Salih bin A bdu l-A ziz bin Muhammad Aal ash-Shaikh

* At-Tahqeeq wal-Eedhah by Shaykh Abdul-Aziz bin Abdullah bin Baz
4 sifatul-hajj wal-Umrah by Shaykh Muhammad bin Salih bin Uthaymeen
4 Ahkam Takhtass bil-Muaminat by Dr. Salih bin Fawzan al-Fawzan
* Hisnul-Muslim by Shaykh Sa'eed bin Wahf al-Qahtani
<* F a ta w a a l-L ijn a h a d -D a 'im a h from the Permanent Committee for Religious Research • Riyadh, S.A


P raise be to A llah w ho m ade Hajj to His S a cre d H ouse
an o bligation upon e very able M uslim , and m ad e the
accepted Hajj an e xpiatio n fo r sins and tra nsg re ssio ns.
And b le ssings and peace be upon His c h o se n Prophet,
the m ost e xcelle n t o f th o se w ho has p erfo rm ed ta w a f
and sa'i and th e m ost noble o f those w ho h as praised
A llah and su pp lica te d, and upon his fam ily, his
co m p a n io n s and all th o se w ho have fo llow ed his pattern
and exam ple.
I w e lcom e you, noble pilgrim , to th is secure c ity and I ask
A llah to e nable you to co m p lete th e rites of Hajj and
U m rah in th e w a y pleasing to Him , don e p u re ly fo r His
accep ta nce and co rre ctly according to the S u nn a h o f His
P rophet . M ay He a ccep t it and place it in th e balance
of y o u r good deeds.
M y b roth e r pilgrim , as th e re is fo r e very g ro u p a leader
and fo r e very jo u rn e y a guide, the lea d er o f the Hajj
group is P rophet M uham m ad i- and th e ir g u id e is his
exam p le and S unnah, fo r he has said, "Take from m e
y o u r rites o f H ajj." therefore, it is incu m be n t on everyo ne
w ho a p p roa ch es the H ouse of Allah fo r Hajj or U m rah to
learn th e w a y it w a s p erform ed by the P rop h et 5a through
a ccurate g u id eb o oks and by asking sch olars a b o u t any
unce rta in tie s one m ay have..
T h is book now before you, noble pilgrim , is w ritten in
c le a r language and has a new fo rm a t w hich presents
and sim p lifie s fo r you the ru ling s pertaining to Hajj and
U m rah w hich I hope you will m ake use of as y o u r guide.

fo r Allah has said. I w ould like to e xpre ss d ee p th a nks to m y brother.If you should have any doubts or questions. I a sk A llah to place it and all his e ffo rts in this field in th e b alance of his good deeds. e. If I m ay advise you. You w ill find in its tents and cabins scholars w ho can guide and direct you. . scolars] if you do not know".W e w ill m ake him ta ste of a painful punishm ent". and to increase his rew ard and th a t o f his co llea g ue s in th e C o m m itte e fo r D istribution of R e ligious P u blications to P ilg rim s in Jeddah fo r th e ir blessed w ork. "So ask the people of the m essage {i. I w o u ld rem ind you and m yself to use th is p reciou s tim e to e arn the a pproval o f Him w ho se g ue st you have b eco m e w ithin the sa nctu a ry o f His noble House and to avoid a nything th a t a ng e rs Him . as Allah. the Islam ic A ffairs of the K ingdom of saudi Arabia will be at your service to clarify w hatever you need to know. shaikh Talal bin A hm ad al-A qeel fo r the co m p ila tio n of this g uidebook. the Exalted has said. d e a r g ue st o f A llah. "A nd w h o e v e r intends th e re in [a deed] o f d eviation or w ro n g d o in g .

W h e n so m eo n e intending H ajj or U m rah rea c h e s the m e eq a t on land by car or other transport. he/she makes the intention of ihram for Umrah or Hajj. "Labbayk for jThen. It m e an s the intention (niyyah) to en te r the state of consecration for hajj or U m rah. but she w ea rs w h a te v e r clothing Hajj at-Tamattu’ a d eq u a tely covers her body of an y color. T h e re is no particular dress if he intends for a w o m a n in ihram . saying:| Umrah and ( ' See page 15 (or an explanation of these terms. he should m a k e ghusl (a "Labbayk for co m plete bath) and use scent if it is ea s y for him . The duties of Hajj and Umrah begin with ihram at the m eeqat (a if he intends point som e distance from M akkah beyond which a pilgrim may only Umrah not pass without ihram . if he intends W ith th e s e w o rd s he h a s beg u n th e ta lb iy a h . as long a s it is not conspicuously decorative. T h e tim e for pe rfo rm an c e of U m rah is an y tim e throughout the year. w hich are: Shawwal. Ihram is th e first of th e rites of H ajj an d U m ra h . W hen the pilgrim com es by se a or by air. 5 = 10 . T h e tim e for H ajj is during the H ajj m onths. T h e n w hen they if he intends hajj reach the m eeqat. but th ere is Umrah no sin upon him if h e d oes not bath e.o n e w rap p e d aro u n d his w aist until Hajj". an nouncing Hajj al-Qiran* th at h e is no w in th e sta te o f ihram . Men recite the talbiyah in a loud voice. alone (al-lfrad)* It is allo w ab le for th e pilgrim to put on his ih ra m g a rm e n ts at h o m e in his ow n co untry an d begin the rites o f H ajj or U m rah in th e ship or p la n e w ith pronunciation of the talbiyah upon illE -J ® ! reach in g the m e e q a t. and the other over his shoulders. passengers can prepare them selves for ihram. "Labbayk for Umrah". T h e n he w e a rs two with release clean w hite ihram g arm ents .) Hajj". Dhul-Qa'dah and the first ten days of Dhul hijjah. .Refer to page 10). and women quietly to themselves. they begin the talbiyah for H ajj or Um rah. it has becom e custom ary for the captain or a crew m em ber to announce approach to the m eeqat so that the pilgrims am ong the "Labbayk for Hajj".

" L a b b a y k fo r s o -a n d -s o ..B e fo re ih ra m it is re c o m m e n d e d to d o th e fo llo w in g : 1. th e p ilg rim m a k e s th e in te n tio n to c o m p le te th e H a jj o r U m ra h . no particu­ 4 . L a s h a r e e k a lak. V .) W h e n to R e c ite th e T a lb iy a h | During Um rah: from the m om ent of ihram until the beginning of taw af. If o n e in te n d s ih ra m im m e d ia te ly a fte r a n o b lig a to ry p ra y e r it is g o o d .. 3 . After bathing. T h e m a n re m o v e s all o f h is re g u la r (s titc h e d ) c lo th in g a n d There is p u ts o n th e ih ra m g a rm e n ts .. B u t th e re is no b la m e if o n e d o e s n ot b a th e . Labbayka la sh aree ka laka labbayk. Sunnah for 5...... a s s u m in g The woman uses only a faint scent that will not be noticeable.. U p o n c o m p le tio n o f th a t m e n tio n e d a b o v e .." T h e W o rd s o f T a lb iy a h .. O r h e c a n p ra y tw o r a k a h s a s th e S u n n a h a fte r w u d h u . I re s p o n d ..." (I re s p o n d [in o b e d ie n c e ] to Y o u . a n d th e re is n o p ro b le m if th e in the clo th to u c h e s h e r fa c e .... a n d b y d o in g so h e /s h e h a s e n te re d th e s ta te of ih ra m . T h e a fo re m e n tio n e d is fro m th e S u n n a h a n d a p p lie s to bo th m en and w om en... Trim th e nails an d m u s tac h e.. O A lla h . i "Labbayk-A llahum m a labbayk....no p a rtn e r is th e re to Y ou I re s p o n d . but not his ihram garm ents.. I re s p o n d . T h e r e is no p a rtn e r to Y o u .... S h e c a n lar prayer c o v e r h e r fa c e fro m n o n -m a h ra m m e n b y letting d o w n a p a rt o f s p e c if ie d h e r h e a d c o v e r (k h im a r) o v e r it... ] ihram.. a n d s o v e re ig n ty .. T h e w o m a n re m o v e s h e r fitte d fa c e m a s k o r n iq a b . h e m a k e s th a t in te n tio n a t th e tim e o f ih ra m . In n a l-h a m d a w a n -n i m a ta la k a w a l-m u lk .. 6. re m o v e u n d e rarm an d p u b ic hair 2 . D u rin g H ajj: fro m th e m o m e n t o f ih ra m until th e s to n in g th e la rg e p illa r (ja m ra h ) o n th e m o rn in g o f E id . W a s h th e e n tire b o d y w h e n it c a n b e d o n e ea sily. A ll p ra is e a n d fa v o r is Y o u rs .. the man perfum es his body. e v e n w ith o u t h a v in g p ro n o u n c e d a n y th in g o u t lo u d . If o n e is p e rfo rm in g H a jj o r U m ra h o n b e h a lf o f s o m e o n e e ls e .. a n d m a y say....

Qarn al-Manazil the m eeqat for those coming from or through Najd (eastern Arabia). o th erw ise th e violatio n re quires th e s la u g h te r o f a sheep in M akkah for distrib utio n to th e poor. Today Dhul-Hulayfah it is called "A b yar AM". N orth A frica and Egypt. fro m w h ic h people now ad a ys e n te r ihram . 183 kilo m eters from M akkah.Today. It is now called "as-Sayl al-Kabeer" the m eeqat for those coming from Yemen and farther Yalamlam south. northern H ijaz. the meeqat for those coming from the direction of Iraq. It is near th e tow n o f Rabigh. Dhatu Irq which is 94 kilom eters from Makkah al-M ukarram ah. A n y w h o kn ow in g ly p a s s through w ith o u t ihram m ust return to th e m e e q a t fo r ihram . and is 4 50 kilo m eters from M akkah a l-M u ka rra m a h . . w hich is 92 kilo m eters fro m M akkah. Al-Juhfah Jordan. T h e P rophet( sp ecified five p oin ts fo r en te rin g ihram fo r th o se intending Hajj or U m rah. It is o b lig a to ry fo r everyo ne intending hajj or Um rah to assum e ihram before e ntering th e a re a beyond th e se points. people assum e ihram from as-Sadiyah. the m ee q at fo r th o se com ing from o r th ro u g h Syria. T h e s e are: the m eeqat fo r those com ing from M adfnah.

in Jeddah. assume ihram from their homes. their place of residence is the meeqat. Bahrah. Masturah. but for Umrah they must go to an area outside the borders of the haram sanctuary. Those who live inside the meeqat area. Badr."They are for those who come from them and those from beyond them who intend Hajj and Umrah."____________ (Al-Bukhari and Muslim) Residents of Makkah assume ihram for hajj from Makkah itself. For them. Umm Salam or ash-Shara'i. for example. the nearest of which is at-Taneem. th e N orth D hul.Hulayfah 4 5 0 kilom eters D hatu Irq A l-Juhfah \ 94 kilom eters 13 kilom eters' Q arn al-M anazil 75 kilom eters Yalam lam 92 kilom eters « :1 3 .

w ith or w ith o u t ihram . if som e hair fa lls o r is pulled out u n in te n tio n a lly or if the hair or nails are cut d ue to fo rg e tfu ln e s s or ignorance o f th e ruling. T h is app lie s to all M uslim s. (H ow ever. w h e th e r in ihram or not. O nce th e pilgrim has entered th e s ta te o f ihram at th e m eeqat. (W hat re m a ins on th e body fro m before ihram is excused. irrespective o f ihram . Again.) U sing perfum e or sce nt on th e body o r clothing. © P icking up anything drop pe d or lost in M akkah by a nyone unless to a ssist in fin ding th e ow ner. m ale and fem ale. it is excused. the ruling app lie s to all. © C u ttin g or uprooting any tre e s or gree n plants w ithin th e H aram b o u n da rie s w h ich w ere not planted by m an.) © H unting land a nim als or co op e ra tin g in th a t by chasing or pointing o ut gam e w ithin the boundaries of the H aram . . th e fo llo w in g is p rohibited to him : -'© R e m o v in g hair or cu tting th e nails. T h is also app lie s to all M uslim s. but scent in clothing m ust be w ashed out.

. W hen th e re are unrelated m en n e a rb y she co vers her fa ce w ith part of her headcover. cloth h ea d cove r or turban. O ne 1 w ho ca nn o t o btain a w a ist w ra p p e r fo r ihram m ay w e a r loose p ants and one w ho ca nn o t find sa nd a ls m ay w e a r slip pe rs w ith no ransom required. a shirt. pants. The P r o p h e t s a id . "One in ihram must not marry. If he should do so having fo rgo tten or o ut o f ign o ra n ce o f th e ruling." (M uslim ) # A w o m a n during ihram is not perm itted to w e a r glo ves or a niqab or burqa" (a tig h tly fitted face m ask). 0 A m an in ihram is not perm itted to co ver his head w ith th e ihram g arm e n t or a ny hea d ge a r such as a cap. as w ell as m arital interco urse and anything th a t stim ula te s d esire. such as a gow n or robe. HAJJ AND UMRAH GUIDE 0 M arrying. be wedded or propose. he should rem ove it as soon as he is a w are o f it a nd no H r — ^ © T h e m an is also not allow ed to w e a r g a rm e n ts stitched to fit the body or part o f it. u nd e rw e ar o r shoes. sending a proposal or a rra n gin g a m arriage fo r o n e se lf or another.

as w ell as clea nin g or w a sh in g th e m .. ^ W h ile in Ihram . V I0 . / — j-------------------> C h ange o ne 's g arm e nts. A dditionally. b elt and sa nd a ls belo w th e ankles. e yeglasses. one is a llo w e d to do th e fo llow ing: W ear a w ristw atch. S h ad e o n e se lf und e r an u m b rella or ceiling. m attre sse s. ^ ' J W ash h is/he r head and body. ring.. on his head. including th a t o f a c a r or bus. If any hair sh ou ld com e o ut u n in te n tio n a lly it is excused. and th e re w ill be no ransom d u e fro m him . . etc. if a m an c o v e rs his head w ith a cap or cloth o ut o f fo rg e tfu ln e s s o r ignorance he m ust re m o ve it as soon as he re m e m be rs o r know s. La . earphones. B andage a w ound. C arry baggage.

He is not required to sacrifice an animal since he did not perform both Umrah and Hajj. 2. except that he need not perform sa'i a which requires the second time. saying. is required to sacrifice a sheep or goat or sacrifice of an animal share in a camel or cow as one of seven. Dhul-Qa'dah and the first ten nights of Dhul-Hijjah). and this is what the Prophet 5g instructed his companions. (Those who bring sacrificial animals with them do Qiran. and the residents ' of Makkah. Qiran The pilgrim intends one ihram for both Umrah and Hajj. Then he completes the Hajj. remaining in hajj alone ihram until the rites are completed. 3. He. Upon reaching Makkah. saying. saying. he Umrah followed performs tawaf al-qudum and sa'i. also. Ifrad One intends ihram for Hajj only. Ifrad only. Those intending Hajj choose one of the three kinds: One assumes ihram for Umrah during the Hajj months (which are Tamattu Shawwal. Then on the by hajj separately 8th of Dhul-Hijjah he assumes ihram again for Hajj from his place of residence and sets out to complete the Hajj rites. or seven people may share sacrifice of an animal in the sacrifice of a camel or cow. If he cannot do so.) . He is required which requires the to offer a sacrifice of a sheep or goat. which does not require the sacrifice of an animal tamattu is preferable for those pilgrims who do not bring sacrificial animals along with them. "Labbayk for Umrah and Hajj". "Labbayk for Umrah with release until Hajj". "Labbayk for Hajj". he/she is released from ihram and all its restrictions. He does not cut his/her hair and remains in by hajj ihram until the 8th of Dhul-Hijjah when the Hajj rites begin. then he must fast three days during Hajj and seven days when he returns home. In Makkah he performs tawaf al-qudum and sai for Hajj. which serves as the sa'i for both Umrah and Hajj. After Umrah followed completing the Tawaf and sa'i of Umrah and cutting the hair.

who recites the talbiyah for him.{ 2 j Sai for Hajj Sai for Hajj and Sai for Umrah Cutting or shaving Remaining in ihram and Remaining in ihram and Complete release observing its restrictions observing its restrictions from ihram until the Day of Sacrifice until the Day of Sacrifice (10 Dhul-Hijjah) (10 Dhul-Hijjah) Assumes ihram once again for Hajj on 8 Dhul-Hiiiah For ifrad. who recites the talbiyah fo her. IFRAD QIRAN TAMATTU Ihram from the meeqat for all -p ~ Tawaf al-qudum Tawaf al-qudum Tawaf for Umrah . he/she assumes ihram with the guardian's permission and does everything the adults do. Thus. The intention is made for the small girl also by her guardian._______________________________ The small boy below the age of understanding has his stitched garments removed by his guardian. she is also to be prevented from all that is prohibited to an adult. The body and clothing of a small child must be pure during tawaf because it is like salah. putting her into the state of ihram. he is in the state of ihram and is to be prevented from all that is prohibited to an adult in ihram. which requires taharah. When the boy or girl is old enough to understand. tawaf al-qudum is a sunnah act and there is no problem if it is omitted. he should perform ' t i l l the sai for hajj after tawaf al-ifadhah. . i— I If one performs tawaf al-qudum and then goes directly to Mina.


"Allahu akbar" without stopping as one passes by it. (N arrated by Abu D aw ud . He e nters al-M a sjid a l-H aram w ith his right fo o t. T h is is done by passing th e upper ihram w ra p p e r under the right a rm p it and co vering the left sh o u ld e r w ith both ends.W hen a person intending U m rah reaches M akkah. It is from the sunnah fo r a m an to bare his right sh ou ld e r and arm (idhtib). and in His noble countenance and His eternal authority from Satan.sa he e h) He then heads toward the honored Kabah to begin tawaf. it is sufficient to point to the Black Stone from a distance. fo r th e rites o f U m rah. O Allah. And it is sinful to insult. It is not p erm issib le to push o thers o r harm th e m in any w ay .. A udhu b illa h il-athe e m i w a bi w a jih il-ka re e m i w a sultani- h il-qadeem i m in a sh -sh a yta n ir-ra je e m . It is d esirab le to bathe im m e dia te ly and then g o straight to al-M a sjid al-H aram .) T h is su pp lica tion (duaa) is w h a t is said upon entering any m asjid. (I seek refuge in Allah. also. And it is acceptable. the Suprem e.. the accursed. saying. open for me the gates of Your mercy. When the area is crowded.A lla h u m m a aftah lee a bw ab a rahm atik. saying. if he d oe s not bathe. Then he b eg ins the ta w a f o f seven circuits. strike or harm any Muslim. starting at the Black Stone.. in w hich is situated th e A n cie nt H ouse (the K abah). It is a sunnah act to kiss the Black Stone if one is able to reach it without harming people by crowding or pushing.

T he pilgrim co ntin ue s to circle th e K abah." 5j2J\ (Q u r'a n . as one p erform s ta w a f. He should not kiss it or w ipe his hand o ve r it as so m e do." "O ur Lord. he should co ntin ue in h is ta w a f w ith o u t pointing to it or saying "A llahu akbar". W hen unable to to u ch it w ith his hand.2 : 2 0 1 ) In th is w a y the ta w a f is co m pleted. co n tra ry to th e sunnah o f th e P rop h et ” . For m en it is sunnah to w a lk briskly w ith sm all steps . It is from the su nn a h. as th is d isturb s o th ers w ho are doing ta w a f. asking His fo rg iv e ­ ness and su pplicating w ith a ny d u 'a a ' he w is h e s or reciting th e Q ur'an th ro u g h o u t th e seven circu its. beginning each circu it a t the B lack S tone and e n d in g at _. He should not raise his vo ice reciting particu la r s u p p lic a ­ tions. to recite b etw e en the Yem eni C o rn er and the B lack Stone: "R ab b an a atina fid -d u n ya hasanatan w a fil. As one passes ar-Rukn al-Yamani (the Yemeni Corner).t it.a khirati hasanatan w a q in a 'a d h a b an-nar. re m em bering and m entioning A llah. g ive us in th is w orld w h a t is good a nd in the H e re afte r w h a t is good and p rote ct us fro m the p un ish m e nt of th e Fire. he to u ch e s it w ith his hand if he can do so easily.


rakah: Surah al-Kafirun and in the second rakah: Surah al-lkhlas. P ray tw o ra k 'a h s behind M aqam Ibrahim if it is possible w ith e ase. T h is should be strictly avoided. or M aqam Ibrahim . iliS? . w hich w a s n ot done by th e P rophet ^ . 2. Touching and w iping the h ands o ver all the corners of the K a 'b a h or its w alls. If he re cite s o th e r parts of th e Q ur'an it is acceptable. o th erw ise in any p a rt o f al- M asjid al-haram . covering. T h e pushing and crow d in g o f m en and w om en during taw af. T h is a ctu ally inva lid ates th e taw af [ beca u se th e H ijr is part o f th e Kabah an d inside it. e spe cia lly at the B lack S to n e and M aqam Ibrahim .W alking inside th e H ijr during taw af. T h is p raye r is a co n firm e d sunnah in w hich one recites (after a l-F a tih ah ) in the firs. Upon com p letio n o f ta w a f o ne sh ou ld : 1. C over his right sh o u ld e r once again. door. All o f th is is not law ful as it is fro m the inn o va tio ns in religion (bidah).

He fu lfilled His prom ise and su pported His s e rv a n t and d efeated the [enem y] allies alone. reciting :"lnnas-safa wal-m arwata min shaair illah "Indeed. his fa m ily and th e M uslim s in general. ^ bIip* after which they walk as usual until they arrival at al-Marwh. m en (but not w o m e n) sh ou ld run until th e y c o m e to the second m arker. su pplicating in betw een w ith anything he w ish es. "A llahu akbar" (w hich is a co m m o n m istake am ong m an y pilgrim s). T h is w a s th e practice o f th e P ro p h e t as narrated in saheeh M uslim . "I begin w ith th a t w ith w h ich Allah began". praising and glorifying Allah and supplicating Him. His is the d om inio n and His is [all] praise and H e is over all th ing s com petent. a nja za w a dah u w a nasara abdahu w a h aza m al-ah za ba w a h d a h . Lahul- mulku w a lahul-ham du w a huwa ala kulli shay'in qadeer." "There is no god but A llah alone w ith no partner." [ He repeats th is th ree tim es. saying: "La ilaha ill-Allahu wahdahu la shareeka lah. one goes to begin his sai of seven trips at as-safa. . W hen reaching the green m arker. th e re is no fault. and d oe s not point w ith them w hen saying. H e raises his hands o nly w hen su pp lica ting . T h ere is no god but A lla h alone. A fte r the com p letio n of taw af. He then d e sce nd s fro m as-safa tow ard al-M a rw a h and su pp lica te s w ith any d u a a th a t com e s to m ind fo r him self. as-safa and al-Marwah are among the symbols of Allah) {2 :1 57 }. (Then he stands on a s-sa fa facing th e K abah. and adding. La ilaha ill-A llahu w a h da h u. and if he d oe s less than that.

one fro m a s-sa fa to al-M arw ah and a n o th e r from al- M arw ah to as-safa. Thus. W hen shorten­ ing the hair. Upon reaching al-M arw ah. th e n runs betw een th e tw o (m en only) and then w a lks to as- safa. 9 A fter the com pletion of sai. £>)fA woman who has menstrual or postpartum bleeding 9 can co m p lete her sai (but not taw af) because th e a rea o f sai is not a part of al-M a sjid al-haram . R V W ith this the rites o f U m rah are com plete and one is free from all the re strictio ns o f ihram wk . He co ntin ue s until he fin ­ ishes seven trips. he has com p leted tw o trips . the man shaves or short­ ens his hair (shaving is preferable). 9 There is no blame upon him /her for com pleting the sai on a w heelchair if overcom e by fatigue or illness. some of it should be cut from every part of the head. A m ong the com m on e rro rs co m m itte d is the running of women between the two green markers. 9 one fa ce s the Kabah and su pp lica te s as he did at a s-sa fa w ith a ny su pp lica tion s he w ishes. 9 The wom an cuts from the length of her hair what is about equal to the width of a finger. He co ntin ue s w a lkin g to th e green m arker. ending a t al-M arw ah.

W hen reaching the green marker. men (but not wom ent) should run until they com e to the second m arker .


m s f "A llahu a k b a r " and "A l-ha m du lilla h ".bathing. and especially. Spending the pray the fa jr p raye r o f the 9th and then w a it until night the sun rises. w hich is called the d ay o f Tarwiyah. maghrib and Each prayer is done at its proper tim e and not isha. They spend the eve o f the 9th of Dhul-H ijjah in M ina and pray fa jr there. Anyone staying in M ina before the day of Tarwiyah assum es ihram there on the m orning of th a t day. This day the pilgrim of Tamattu assum es ihram for Before noon Hajj in the m orning. etc. m aghrib and 'isha'. prayers com bined. Pilgrim s in the state of ihram for Tam attu. asr. The sunnah is to spend the day of Tarwiyah in Mina. he does what he did before the ihram for Umrah . . but the four rakah prayers are shortened to two. and Thuhr. re peating the talbiyah often.asr. --T h e D ay o f Tarwiyah T h e rites o f hajj begin on th e 8th o f D h ul-H ijjah. Before doing so. praising Allah or reciting the Q ur'an. there they pray thuhr. as w ell as "La ilaha ili-A llah". using scent. T h ose o f Q iran and Ifrad are a lready in ihram . Qiran and Ifrad all set out for M ina before noon. A fter su nrise the pilg rim s m ove on to 'A ra fa t. ca lm ly and quietly. He m akes the intention for ihram from w herever he is staying or residing.

mm fSP . "There is no day on which Allah frees as m any of His servants from the Fire as on the day of Arafah. The Prophet . Indeed.saheeh) .| T he D ay of A rafah Staying at Arafah is among the pillars of Hajj. He d raw s n ea r and th e n boa sts o f th e m to th e a ng e ls and says. T he d ay o f A rafah L s Is a m ost blessed day.said. . On th a t day A llah boasts o f th e m to His angels. without which the hajj is invalid." | From sunrise (Narrated by Abu Dawud and at-Tirmidhi . Until sunset In sa heeh M uslim . . A ishah (m ay A llah be ple a se d w ith her) reported that th e P rophet jg said. "The Hajj is A rafah . 'W h at do th e y w a n t? '" W e a sk o f A llah His fa v o r and kind ne ss . V Th ere in m ultitu d es o f pilg rim s th ron g to the plain of A rafat w here the M uslim s w ill rem ain until a fte r sunset.

his spouse and children and his brother Muslims. thuhr and asr At noontime. It is a sunnah practice for the pilgrim to stop at Namirah at noon for the thuhr and asr prayer and to hear the speech (khutbah) if possible. reminding. and shortened Then he leads the pilgrims in the thuhr and asr < \ prayer. No other prayer is performed before or afterwards. There are numerous road signs and Arafah posters showing the location of boundaries. The entire plain of 'Arafah is a standing place. the Mighty and Majestic. seeking Allah's forgiveness. with one adhan and l two iqamahs as the Prophet 5? did. Otherwise. he should enter Arafah and be sure that he is inside its border. exerting the utmost effort in supplication for himself. He should direct himself toward Allah. confirming His unity and praising Him. advising and instructing them. Pilgrims must be careful on this blessed day to avoid committing any sin which could cause them to c ____ —— ____ ) lose some of the great reward of this noble day and After sunset Muzdalifah . the imam delivers a speech to the prayer joined people. with humility. joined and shortened. The pilgrim should take care on this great day to make the best use of his/her time in reciting the talbiyah.

. it can be physically harmful. Furthermore. rubbing one's hands on it and praying there. The sunnah is to face the Qiblah (direction of the Kabah)when supplicating. remaining there until the sun sets. m any pilgrim s comm it errors which should be brought to attention: ( X ) Sitting outside the borders of Arafah. W hoever does that has not performed Hajj. This is not perm issible as it is contrary to the practice of the Prophet sg . Anyone who does so must return before sunset. HAJJ AND UMRAH GUIDE On the day of Arafah. otherwise he will have to slaughter an animal in ransom. ( X ) Leaving Arafah before the setting of the sun. and after that leaving for Muzdalifah. All this is from among the innovations that have no basis in the religion. ( £ ) Crowding and pushing in order to climb to the top of M ount Arafah (the Mount of Mercy). (% ) Facing the m ount during supplication.

Spend the night After the pilgrim performs the fajr prayer. P ra y th e m a g h rib a n d ish a jo in e d It is perm issible for women. . They then spend the night there. for the rami (stoning) of the largest pillar (jam ratul-aqabah). it is desirable in Muzdalifah for him to stand at al-M ashar al-haram (which is a hill in Fajr prayer Muzdalifah) or any other part of Muzdalifah. The rest of the pebbles for rami are taken from Mina. remembering Allah. (X ) Believing that the pebbles must be picked up only from Muzdalifah. face the Qiblah. [ i l l '11111 111 I r ^ T h e sunnah practice is to spend the night in Muzdalifah and to pray the fajr prayer there. On the way to Mina he/she picks up seven pebbles. Upon reaching Muzdalifah. The caravans of pilgrims begin moving. some pilgrim s make the following mistakes: To Muzdalifah Hastening to pick up pebbles for stoning before praying maghrib and isha joined and shortened. with one adhan and two iqamahs as soon as they arrive. praise Allah and supplicate as much as P<*s up seven pebbles possible. praising and thanking Him for His favor upon them when He enabled them to be present in Arafah. slightly larger than a pea. with the blessing of Allah. the weak or ill and a n d sh o rte n e d their caretakers to leave for Mina after midnight. To Mina The pilgrim s then continue toward Mina w hile reciting the talbiyah. Then he should leave before sunrise. humble in their rem em brance o f Allah. toward al-Mashar al-Haram in Muzdalifah to pray the maghrib and isha prayers joined and shortened. children.

He m ay e at from it and feed the poor. if th e y are done in any o th e r o rd e r it is acceptable. L E S lau gh te rs the sacrificial a nim al (hadi) if required o f him . saying "Allahu akbar" with each one.W hen th e pilgrim re ach es M ina he goes im m e dia te ly to th e large p illar (ja m ratul-a qa ba h ). w hich is th e one n earest to M akkah. There he/she stops reciting the talbiyah and does the following:. T h is is the preferred o rd e r fo r th e se rites. T h e w om a n cuts a fin g e r's w ith fro m th e length of h er hair. The m an sh ave s his head (w hich is preferable) o r cuts his hair. -m T h ro w s seven peb b le s at the large p illar one a fte r another. H ow ever. .

Shaves head or cuts hair When the pilgrim has stoned the large pillar (jamratul- aqabah) and shaved or cut his hair. saying. wa lillahil-hamd. This is the Day of Sacrifice and also the first day of the blessed Eed al-Adhha. (^ T h ro w in g large stones or even sandals or pieces of wood. Allahu akbar. Allahu akbar. (X )Pushing or fighting near the pillars in order to come near for the rami. whether or not they hit the pillar. which actually counts as only one throw. Allahu akbar. which is a grave misdeed. the blessed Eed al-A?ha is an especially joyful day wherein they rejoice in Allah's favor to them and sacrifice their animals. The correct way is to throw one pebble after another while saying.3 4 r ~ He/she is then freed from all the restrictions of ihram _______ except marital intercourse. In fact. seeking nearness to Him. which is within the circular wall. "Allah akbar" with each one. The pilgrim has an obligation to treat his brothers gently. G oes to the The pilgrim begins the takbeer for Eed after stoning largest pillar the large pillar. Allahu akbar." Among the errors committed by pilgrims during the rami (stoning) are: Stops reciting the talbiyah (^ )T h e belief of some that they are actually stoning devils. For Muslims in every part of the earth and for the pilgrims. la ilaha ill- Allah. "Allahu akbar. and this is the kind of excess prohibited by the Prophet $ . (^ T h ro w in g all of the pebbles at once. which leads them to angrily curse and insult Stom es the those devils. ______ . Slaughters the anim al He should be certain that he is throwing the pebbles into the proper place. the rami is only for the Recites takbeer for Eed remembrance of Allah. he is partially released from ihram and can wear his regular clothes. —. .

with seven pebbles.first the small. saying "Allahu akbar" with each throw. s u g h ra ■ ilM p * 1# . the large one.90M — 150M ^r ~ L m ^ ----------. [2] During the following three days (ayyam at-tashreeq). only.^ * ----------^ ja m ra tu l-a q a b a h ja m r a tu l.w u s ta ja m r a tu l.Q ] | Upon reaching Mina on the morning of Eed day] hasten to stone the large pillar (jamratul- aqabah). n □ — i □ r>r ~ — . and finally. stone the three pillars after the thuhr adhan . then the medium.

After that he does seven trips of sai if his hajj is one of tamattu.Tawaf al-ifadhah is among the pillars of hajj without which hajj is incomplete. . the pilgrim goes to Makkah to do seven circuits of tawaf al-ifadhah. or if he did not perform sa'i after tawaf al- qudum in qiran or ifrad. Once the pilgrim has completed tawaf al-ifadhah he/she is freed from all the restrictions of ihram. After stoning the large pillar on Eed morning. including marital intercourse. even past the days of Mina (tashreeq) and upon his return to Makkah after stoning the pillars. It is permissible to delay tawaf al- ifadhah.

th e re is no sin upon him . Then w h o e ve r hastens [his dep a rture ] in tw o days . ** A fter perform ing ta w a f a l-ifadhah on the D ay o f S acrifice (the 10th). These days begin with the eve of the 11th of Dhul-Hijjah. "A llahu akbar" w ith each pebble throw n. « Mention and praise Allah often and supplicate abundantly. D hul-H ijjah fo r him w ho fe a rs A llah. q ua rreling and disputing. w R em ain calm and serene. D hul-H ijjah % Say. or at least tw o o f the nights fo r those w ho plan to leave a fte r tw o days. And fe a r A llah and kn o w th a t unto Him you will be returned. T h is is in a ccord an ce w ith the w o rd s o f A llah. th e E xalted: T he 11 th of D hul-H ijjah "A nd re m e m be r A llah during [specific] n um bered days." (2:203) | D uring these th ree d ays one should: | Stone the three pillars after the decline of the sun from The 13th of its meridian on each of the days he is staying in Mina. % A void pushing. and w h o e v e r The 12th of d ela ys [until th e th ird ] . .th e re is no sin upon him . the pilgrim sh ou ld return to M ina to spend th e nights th a t precede th e th re e d ays of ta sh re e q.

H ow ever. sughra . If th e su n sets and he is still in M ina. face th e Q iblah. T h e n he should leave M ina before sunset. raise his h ands and su p p lica te w ith any d u a a th a t co m e s to m ind. r* . he should rem ain a nd spend a th ird night there. If he has prepared to leave but is delayed. a fte r the stoning of th e large pillar (ja m ratul-a qa ba h ) he sh ould not stop and supplicate. It is a sunnah a ct fo r th e pilgrim to stand fo llo w in g the sto n in g of each o f the sm all and m edium pillars. W ith o u t tro u b lin g any body or w ith o u t body pushing. p erform ing ram i th e fo llo w in g day. i t W h oe ve r inten d s to hasten his dep a rture a fte r tw o d ays should stone the th ree pillars soon. ^ 190M ^ 150M m ___ jam ratul-aqabah jam ratul-w usta jam ratul.

The fa rew e ll ta w a f (taw af al-w ada) should be th e final rite at th e S acred House. "Let no one of you leave until his last rite ________________ is at th e H ouse.A fter leaving M ina. w hich is p erform ed by th e pilgrim im m e d ia te ly before tra veling to his hom e country. in co m p lia n ce w ith the o rde r o f the P rop h et . No one is excused fro m the fa rew e ll ta w a f excep t m enstruating and postpartum w om en. A s-S afa . having com p leted all th e pillars and re qu ire m en ts o f hajj. the pilg rim s re turn to M akkah fo r a final ta w a f around th e K abah."________________ (Narrated by al-Bukhari and Muslim) Taw af a l-w ad a is th e last re qu ire m en t o f H ajj.

Assuming ihram from the meeqat < If one n eg lects a require. Sai 'i ’A ’A ' A ’A ' y R equirem ents o f Hajj (7) 1. \ \ 4. Tawaf al-ifadhah > \ his hajj is incom plete. Staying in Mina on the nights M akkah and preceding days of tashreeq 5. The farewell tawaf (al-wada) . Standing (staying) at Arafah a . 3.v .► 2. v . v c S If one n e g le cts a p illar . Shaving or cutting the hair 7. P illars o f Hajj (4) 1. Staying in Arafah until the sun has set m ent he m ust V ( c o m p e n sa te fo r it w ith a 3. Ihram 2. v .v . Staying in Muzdalifah ra nso m (fidyah) an a nim al sa crificed in \ 4. Stoning the pillars (rami) 6.


ste p fa th er. like a husband or so m eone she can n eve r m arry. ^Having reached^ mV w i^e has set o ut f° r Haii and 1 am enrolled fo r puberty such and such b attle. He is a m an w ho can tra vel w ith her. stepson. and a m ah ra m provides s=42 f p rotection fo r her. 'A ■A ■ •/a' A 'A 'A ' A' a T he e vid en ce fo r th is is in th e re 1po rt o f Ibn 'A b b a s . "G o forth and perform Hajj w ith yo ur w ife ."I' ilk o ^Abllty (both physical^ (A l-B u k h a ri a n d M u s lim ) > . such a s her father. "Let n o t a m an b r ------r U . th a t he heard the P r o p h e t s a y . . Islam <d au g h te r's husband.« ^ e alone w ith a w om an unless th e re is a m ah ra m w ith Being of her. ___ ▼__ _ __ son.s said.." He told him . "O M e sse n g e r o f A llah. A m an stood up and said. T h ere are m any hadiths fo rbid din g a w o m a n to jo u rn e y to Hajj or o th erw ise w ith o u t a m ahram . because she is the w e a ke r sex and m a y be exposed to prob le m s and d ifficu lties during tra ve l th a t can o nly a m an can handle. etc." (A l-B u k h a ri a n d M u s lim ) (not be^a slave) And lbn Um ar rePorted that A||ah's M essenger . brother. m ahram w jth h e r . S he m ay also be targeted by w icked persons. and let not a w o m a n tra vel u n le ss th e re is a ^ sound mind . ^ • " ■ 'A woman fshould HA not travel three days except mwith tk / M i M n r t t k r o w r t l t k i m n / i n w o a mahram. T he co n d itio n s w h ich m ake Hajj o b lig a to ry upon a m an or w om a n are: An a dditional co nd itio n fo r th e w om an Is th a t she be accom p an ied by a m ahram . m ilk brother. andfi “ i L .

A w om an m ay perform hajj and U m rah a s a su bstitu te fo r e ith e r a m an o r a no th e r w om an. T h is is by co nse nsu s o f all th e scholars.>y. If. W hen one of us perspired it would run down on her face. Sound mind 3. . because during her abse n ce he looses his right o v e r her. on her w a y to Hajj a w om en b eg ins m enstruation or g ive s birth. For a vo lu n ta ry Hajj (not the o blig a to ry o ne ). T h e fo llo w in g app lie s to w om e n intending Hajj: 1. M other o f th e Believers. and sm ear m usk on our foreheads at the tim e of ihram. "W e used to set out with the M essenger of Allah 5 . .4-. T h e husband has the right to p revent her fro m rIslam perform ing a vo lu n ta ry Hajj.T h e m ahram a ccom panying a w om an m ust have the fo llow ing qua lifica tion s: If there is no possibility of her traveling with a m ahram . she still a ssum e s ihram beca u se p urity is not a condition for that. A ishah. 4. (N a rra te d b y A b u D a w u d ) US? ." 2^43. said. -O'. a w om an w ho is financially able should instead send a substitute to perform Hajj on her behalf. a w om a n m ust have th e p erm ission of her husband. S he can use a sce nt th a t is not notice ab ly strong. B efore ihram she d oe s as a m an d oe s .j tim e or place o f ihram .bathing. If it h appens at th e iiWIMDMWmiMM). The Prophet would see it but not forbid us. rem oving e xcess hair and clipping th e nails. she should co ntin ue and co m p lete her Hajj and do everything o th e r w o m e n p u b e rty do e xcep t ta w a f at th e K a’ bah.-A 2.

d oe s n ot resem ble face covers th a t o f m en. the wom an must remove her burqa (face mask) or niqab if she was wearing it previously. A w om a n in ihram is a llow ed to w e a r a ny kind of tightly fitting dress th a t is not d ecorative. slip pe rs or shoes. etc. S he m ay w e a r bla ck or co lo re d g arm e nts ^/A V A V A V A V A V A V A V ^ and m ay ch an g e them w h e n e ve r she w ish es. w ide pants. like part o f h er h ea d cove r or o th e r g a rm e n t w hen nearing n on-m ahram m en. T he sch olars are in a g re e m e n t th a t w om e n in decorative and ihram m ay w e a r long sh irts o r dresses. 'T h e w om a n in ihram d oe s not w e a r a niqab. and w hen draw ing a ttention to som ething d uring prayer —=44=— she claps ra the r th a t saying. The Prophet js sa id . 5. she co vers her face w ith so m e th in g else.3 3 1 ) . is not and gloves < tra n sp a re n t or to o short. is not tig h t show ing body shape.2 / 3 3 0 ." (A l-B u k h a ri) Instead. o f any color. (A l-M u g h n i . W hen making the intention for ihram. A ccord ing to th e S unnah. H er clothing should be co nce aling . a m ple in size and w idth. as the face and hands should be co n ce a le d from unrelated m en w h e th e r or not she is in ihram .A A' arm s. "S ubhan A llah". clothing v \v A «A v A v A W i and are not lim ited to any co lo r such a s green or w hite. iYAYWAY ^ AVAY'‘ V/ 6. raising the (R e fe r to A l-M u g h n i . It is d isliked fo r her to raise h e r vo ice fo r fe a r o f causing d istra ctio n.3 /3 2 8 ) voice in 7. transparent headcovers. She can a lso c o ve r her hands w ith h er g arm e nt instead o f g lo ves.A A A' talbiyah fo llow ing ihram in a voice a u d ib le o n ly to herself. exposing th e legs or during ihram 'A A A / T A A . the w o m a n recites the thetalbiyah . VNvAvAvAvA. th u s she should not recite the adhan and iqam ah aloud either.

Crow rding < into m en M arw ah. since pushing is haram and n earness to th e K abah and kissing the B lack S tone are o nly sunnah acts. but d oe s not perform ta w a f runr ling Im m h m m iiA ' A ' A ’A* until she has b ecom e pure. The sunnah fo r her is to point to th e B lack S tone w hen she passe s it from a distance. she sh ou ld perform th e sai in th a t co nd itio n beca u se sai d o e s not require o n e to be in a state o f purity. H W M IH M M IM staying a t A rafah. tx=4.^ ’A ' A ' J (A l-M ughni . k r A . one m ust not co m m it w h a t is haram in o rde r to fulfill a sunnah. low er her vo ice and her g aze and avoid crow d in g into and pushing m en.8. 9. D uring ta w a f th e w om a n should ta ke care to be co m p letely covered.ihram .K zzxj (K ita b a l-M u 'm in a t b y Dr.3/334) 10. A s fo r the m enstruating w om an." Id hi iba (A l-B u k h a ri a n d M u s lim ) N ote: If a w o m a n has co m p leted h er ta w a f and th e n m enstruation begins. S he sh ould perform ta w a f at th e o u te r edg e of th e circle o f people. W om en should w a lk th ro u g h o u t ta w a f and sai. spending th e night in M uzdalifah Trotti ng or and stoning th e pillars. The P rophet " said to A ishah: "D o w h a te v e r th e pilgrim d oe s e xcep t do not do |»W>WIWW ta w a f at the H ouse until you are pure. nor is th e re idhtba (baring th e sh oulder). S a lih a l-F a w z a n ) . e spe cia lly near th e B lack S tone and Yem eni C orner. until she is pure she p erfo rm s all th e rites o f hajj . All ▼ sch olars agree th a t th e re is no trotting fo r th e m around the Kabah o r betw een a l-sa fa and al.A ’A .

. a fte r h aving stoned th e large p illa r and cut her hair. e xcep t th a t he excused th e m en stru a tin g «= 46= « and postpa rtu m w om an.=: orde red th e people to m ake th e ir la st rite at the K abah. 14.' He said. then'" (A l-B u k h a ri a n d M u s lim ) A nd Ibn A b ba s reported th a t A lla h's M e sse n g e r .th a t she ca n n o t have m arital interco urse w ith her fah for Mina husband until a fte r ta w a f al-ifadhah. she m ay travel upon co m pletion of her hajj only (not shave) < and is excused from perform ing ta w a f al. The m enstruating w o m a n. W om en are perm itted to leave M uzd a lifa h fo r M ina along w ith the w e a k and ill a fte r the d isa pp e ara n ce of th e m oon and s to n e the large pillar to avoid the d an g e r o f crow ds.. . If she begins m enstruation a fte r taw af al- > Cut her hair < ifadhah. It is not perm itted fo r th e m to shave th e ir heads. (A l-B u k h a ri a n d M u s lim ) . ■ the M essenger o f Allah .A W A M akkah and d istrib uted am ong its poor. 13. W om en cu t from th e ends o f th e ir hair a fin ge r's w idth.rnatinn the H ° u se > then she m enstruated a fte r ta w a f al- L ’A’A A A X A i ifadhah. com e dow n [from Arafat] and perform ed taw af at .. 'H a s she held tawaf ai-waria us b a ck?' I saicl> '0 M essenger o f A llah. He said.wada. 12. 'Let us travel. she had .A . This is based on a hadith related b y A'ishah in w hich she said. is p a rtia lly released ▼ from ihram and is freed from its re strictio n s excep t Leave Muzdali. If she should with the weak a llo w him before th a t she m ust o ffe r a ransom and ill (fidyah) o f a sheep or goat to be sla u g h te re d in V 4 . "Safiyyah bint H uyayy m enstruated T„ without after she did taw af al-ifadhah and I m entioned it to . 11.


A ccording to hadith. it is a recom m ended practice fo r him to go to al-M adinah al-M unaw w arah to pray in the Prophet's M asjid and then offer greetings of salam to the M essenger of Allah . m y m asjid al-M asjid al. It is among the three that one may travel to visit. prayer in the P rophet's M asjid is better than a thousand prayers anyw here else except al-M asjid al-haram . W hen Allah has enabled a person to com e to the land of al- haram ain (the tw o sacred m osques). .M adinah is the place to w hich the P rophet em igrated and w here he settled. it is law ful and desirable at any tim e throughout the year.Aqsa A lthough visiting the Prophet's M asjid is not am ong the requirem ents of Hajj. "One should not make a journey except to three masjids: al-M asjid al-H aram this. W ithin it is the noble Prophet's Masjid. as the Prophet said. and in fact has no connection w hatsoever to Hajj. fo r a prayer in a l-M asjid a l-haram is w o rth 100 th ousand prayers.

He greets him & by saying: ^ "As-salamu alayka ayyuhan-nabiyyu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. preferably in the R aw dhah if possible..0 Allah." (I seek refuge in Allah. | "B ism illat^ w as-salatu w as-salam u ala rasulillah.saheeh) A fter entering: U O ne should im m ediately pray tw o rakahs for tahiyyatul-m asjid. and in His noble countenance and His eternal authority from Satan. he should pray in any p art of the M asjid.) "Audhu billahil-atheem i w a bi w ajihil-kareem i w a sultanihil-qadeem i m inash-shaytanir-rajeem . give him the right of intercession and the highest rank and resurrect him to the honored station that You prom ised him." (O Allah.open for me the gates of Your mercy. Then he m ay go to the grave of the P rophet and stand facing it. Alla- hum m a aftah lee abw aba rahm atik. O therw ise.." (Peace be upon you. the accursed.. O Allah. W hen the visitor com es to the Prophet's M asjid: H e/she enters w ith the right foot. O Prophet and the m ercy of Allah and His blessings." | ^ (In the nam e of Allah. com pensate him for m m [service to] his um m ah w ith the best reward. the Supreme.) W T h is is the correct supplication to be said upon entering any m asjid. and blessings and peace be upon the M essenger of Allah. A llahum m ajzihi an um m atihi af?alal-jaza'.) w .) O ne m ay also supplicate w ith a duaa such as: "A llahum m a atihil-w asilata w al-fadhilata w abathhul- m aqam al-m ahm udalladhi w aadtah. (N arrated by Abu Daw ud . saying.

forgiveness and approval.________________ The correct way is to face the Qiblah when supplicating. C Then he steps slightly to the right to stand before the grave of Abu Bakr as-siddiq w here he g ree ts him with salam and supplicates.______________ 0 9 Facing the grave during supplication. greeting him w ith salam and supplicating. may Allah be pleased with them. asking fo r him A lla h 's mercy. Note: It is noticed that some visitors to the Prophet's Masjid comm it errors which are considered among the blame­ worthy innovations (bidah) that have no basis in the religion and were never practiced by the sahabah. . forgiveness and approval. asking fo r him A lla h's mercy. Among these errors are: y S W iping the hands over the grill of the room containing the grave and o th er parts o f the M asjid. Then he steps fu rth er to the right to stand before the grave of Um ar bin al-Khattab.

Uthm an bin Affan. "A nyone w ho purifies him self in his house. and we. w a inna in sha' Allahu bikum lahiqun.Visit the graveyard o f al-Baqee.. v%Sjj§> . ^ I jjja ^ So one should not burden him self w ith trying to get «=:5i:=js around to different places w hen there is no rew ard in it. t (N a rra te d b y Ibn M a ja h . and w ould pray in it tw o rakahs. Visit the graves o f the m artyrs of Uhud. am ong them th a t of th e third caliph. There. then com es to Q uba' M asjid and perform s a prayer therein w ill have the rew ard o f an Urn rah. did so and encouraged it. to the Q uba' M asjid. in order to pray there." (Peace be upon you. w hile the visito r is in M adinah." . am ong w hom is H am zah bin A bdul-M uttalib . if Allah wills. (A l-B ukhari and M uslim )_______________________________ O ther than the aforem entioned. w hich contains the graves of m any sahabah. Sahl bin Hunayf. after m aking w udhu.) (N a rra te d b y M u slim ) It is also from th e sunnah. w ill be joining you..s a h e e h ) And Ibn U m ar reported th a t the P rophet used to go to the Q uba' M asjid both riding and w alking.m ay Allah be pleased with all of them . people of the graveyard fro m the believers and the M uslim s. the first m asjid built in Islam. A llah's M essenger . to go. W e ask of Allah fo r us and you w ell-being. there are no other m asjids or places recom m ended to visit in M adinah. the visito r greets th e m and supplicates fo r them . Nasal A llaha lana w a lakum al-afiyah. The Prophet ta u g h t his com panions w hen visiting graves to say: "A s-salam u alaykum ahlad-diyari min a l-m u'm ineena w al-m uslim eena. reported th a t the P rophet ss said.