How to Guide: 'Umrah
Imam Ahmad reported that the Prophet (peace be upon him) said, "One Umrah to the next serves as an expiation for what occurs between them..."
Before making 'Umrah, it's best to familiarize yourself with the following important points. Click on the arrows for details.
There are five conditions which if met, 'Umrah becomes obligatory.
There are three pillars which must be fulfilled for a valid 'Umrah.
There are nine things which are impermissible while in Ihram.
1. Removing hair.
The expiation for committing any of the above (with the exception of 1 or 2 hairs or nails) is to choose between the following;
Fasting three days.
Feeding six poor people one mudd of wheat or one-half ṣāʿ of dates or barley.
Slaughtering a sheep.
The compensation for hunting is to choose between an analogous animal, if available, and distributing it to the poor of the sanctuary or appraising its value in dirhams and purchasing food sufficient for Fiṭr to feed every poor person one mudd of wheat or one-half ṣāʿ of something else; or fasting one day in place of the food for each poor person.
There are two obligations that must be fulfilled for 'Umrah.
1. Making Ihram from non-sacred land.
Follow the instructions below. Click on the arrows for further details, pictures, and instructional videos.
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