Ayatullah Sayyid Ali al-Hussaini as-Sistani (Seestani) - XKP
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be on the best of creatures, Muhammad, and his blessed and pure progeny.
It is permissible to act according to the book “Menasik al hajj,” and one who acts on it will, God willing, be rewarded.
17/ 3/ 1413
Ali al-Husayni al-Seestani
Hajj Rituals Ayatullah Sayyid Ali al-Hussaini as-Sistani (Seestani) - XKP Published: 2013 Tag(s): HAJJ HAJ "Haj rituals" "islamic laws" sistani seestani "logic of laws" "haj fiqh" "safa marwa" sai ehram tawaf arfat eid mina taqseer xkp muzdalifah haram jamarat Chapter 1 Glossary Ada': On time. When prayer, or any other act of worship, is performed on its appointed time. (See qadha'') Adnal Hil: Nearest point to the area of Haram, where ihram can be worn, or its niyyah renewed.
person who has not been on pilgrimage before, but this is not proved. However, in the case of a principal who is alive but has not been able to perform Hajjatul Islam or had a pilgrimage to perform, but died before performing it, it is preferable to appoint, as agent, a person who has not been on pilgrimage before. Rule 109: It is necessary that the principal must be Muslim. Thus, acting as agent for an infidel is invalid, even if the infidel has died while still enjoying some wealth. If his
to feed them. There are some exceptions to the rule: 1. `Ethkher' which is a well known herb; 2. Date palm and fruit trees; 3. Privately planted grass or trees; 4. Trees or grass, grown on the premises of an individual, after the purchase of the property or settling in it. As for trees and grass that were there, at the time of purchasing the property, they do not fall within the exception. Rule 281: If the roots of a tree are in the area of the Haram but branches outside, or vice versa, it
heat, it is not obligatory on them to set out for pilgrimage personally. However, they must send an agent to perform it for him. C- No Obstruction The route must be open and safe, i.e. there must be no barrier to reaching the Meqat and no danger to the pilgrim's life, his property or honour. Otherwise, pilgrimage is not obligatory. That is the rule regarding the outbound journey. As for the ruling on the return journey, it is discussed in Rule 22 below. However, if after wearing ihram an
only then can he be relieved of the state of ihram he was in. The same rule applies to Umrat-ut-Tamatu'. Otherwise, his obligation should apparently change to Hajj-ul-Ifraad. However, if in the course of the Hajj, he was unable to hold the wuqufs at Arafat and Muzdalifah, and especially the one at Muzdalifah, he could be relieved of his ihram by way of Umrat-ul-Mufradah. Rule 454: A group of jurists make a special provision in the case of the pilgrim who does not bring the hady with him, vowing