Doing Tawaf without Ihram

Fatwa ID: 03529

Answered by: Alimah Sabrina al-Faarsiyyah

 

Question

Someone is in Madinah, and wishes to go to Makkah. Since they are not allowing people to go for Umrah/with Ihram, if they go to Makkah (from Madinah) without ihram just for the sake of tawaf, etc. will dam be Wajib?

 

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

 

Answer:

 

One is not permitted to enter the boundaries of the haram without entering the state of ihram. If one enters the boundary without ihram and does not go back to the miqat to wear the ihram and then re-enter, dam will be necessary.[1] 

 

Only Allah knows best

Written by Alimah Sabrina al-Faarsiyyah

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham

 


[1] Ibnu Abidin, Raddul Muhtar ‘Ala Durril Mukhtar, 2/477, Darul Fikr Beirut (وَحَرُمَ تَأْخِيرُ الْإِحْرَامِ عَنْهَا) كُلِّهَا (لِمَنْ) أَيْ لِآفَاقِيٍّ (قَصَدَ دُخُولَ مَكَّةَ) يَعْنِي الْحَرَمَ (وَلَوْ لِحَاجَةٍ) غَيْرِ الْحَجِّ * (قَوْلُهُ وَحَرُمَ إلَخْ) فَعَلَيْهِ الْعَوْدُ إلَىمِيقَاتٍ مِنْهَا وَإِنْ لَمْ يَكُنْ مِيقَاتَهُ لِيُحْرِمَ مِنْهُ، وَإِلَّا فَعَلَيْهِ دَمٌ

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