• Prayers & Duties >> Hajj & Umrah

    Question ID: 32921Country: India

    Title: Performing Umrah with Mehram/husband.

    Question: It is known that for female to go for Haj/Umrah her Mehram/husband should be with her. But what is the saying after reaching Makkah. Can the wife go alone to perform umrah/tawaf while husband is taking rest in his hotel room / sitting around in Haram.

    Answer ID: 32921

    Bismillah hir-Rahman nir-Rahim !

    (Fatwa: 1071/902/B=1432) It is unlawful for a woman to go for hajj and umrah without a mahram male. After reaching Makkah she can do tawaf and umrah without a mahram.

    Allah (Subhana Wa Ta'ala) knows Best

    Darul Ifta,

    Darul Uloom Deoband, India