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    Question ID: 44374Country: Bangladesh

    Title: Tawaf

    Question: Is it necessary to make intention of tawaf standing just on the left side of the imaginary line from green light on Masjid Haram to Hajr-e-Aswad? Thereafter what is the place of kissing Hajr-e-Aswad at the starting of each cycle? Is it any wrong kissing standing at left or right side of the above said imaginary line?

    Answer ID: 44374

    Bismillah hir-Rahman nir-Rahim !

    (Fatwa: 480/484/B=1434) Yes, before the fixed line i.e. at left side one should make intention of tawaf and in order to kiss Hajr-e-Aswad one should reach the fixed line and kiss Hajr-e-Aswad. At the time of kissing Hajr-e-Aswad one should face Hajr-e-Aswad i.e. should turn his face towards that direction. If at the time of facing towards it one stands right or left side of the line then it is allowable, but one should correctly turn his face toward Hajr-e-Aswad. The fixed line is drawn only for easiness.

    Allah (Subhana Wa Ta'ala) knows Best

    Darul Ifta,

    Darul Uloom Deoband, India