Fatwa: # 19481
Category: Hajj
Country: Pakistan
Date: 10th October 2011


Without performing Tawaf-e-Ziyarat, will wife be Halal or Haram?


Molana Sahib, if a person did not perform Tawaf-e-Ziyarat, is his wife Haram for him?
Second question is that I performed Tawaf-e¬-Ziyarat in the Hajj of 2009. Now I have doubts whether I had Wudhu or not. Because of shahwat and the rush during Tawaf, I think that some drops of Mazi came out.  What should we do know?


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

Alhamdulillah, fear of Allah and inquisitivity to find out the correct ruling are signs of Iman.  We ask Allah Ta’alaa to increase your Iman and grant you steadfastness. Ameen.

1)     If a Muhrim (one in the state of Ihram) did not perform Tawaf-e-Ziyarat, then his wife will remain impermissible for him until he performs Tawaaf.  This ruling will be valid even if the Muhrim does not perform Tawaf his whole life. [i]

2)     Since you are not sure whether you broke Wudhu or not, your Wudhu was still intact. The mere doubt of wudhu breaking will not render your Wudhu invalid. [ii]  Nevertheless, even if we suppose your Wudhu was invalidated, then still your Tawaaf would be fulfilled and your wife would be permissible for you. But in that case, if the major part of Tawaf was performed without Wudho i.e. 4 or more rounds, then Damm (sacrificed animal) would be due.  And if less than half of the Tawaf was performed without Wudhu, then half Saa’ of wheat (half Saa’ is equivalent to 1.632 kg) would be due in lieu of each round performed without Wudhu.  And if the Muhrim later performs Tawaf with Wudhu, the Damm and Sadaqa would not have to be given. [iii] [iv] [v]

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Mawlana Abdul Azeem bin Abdur Rahman,
Student Darul Iftaa

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.


[i]  ولو لم يطف اصلا لا يحل له النساء و ان طالت و مضت سنون باجماع (رد المحتار, ج 2, ص 518)

[ii]  اليقين لا يزول با الشك (الاشباه و النظائر, ص 60, مكتبة مصطفي الباز)

[iii] يجب أن يعلم بأن الطواف عندنا صحيح بدون الطهارة، فالطهارة ليست من   شرائط الطواف عندنا، بل هي من واجباته، وترك الواجب لا يمنع الاعتداد، أما يوجب النقصان إلا أن في الجنب يجب الإعادة، ما دام بمكة، وفي المحدث صحت الإعادة ولا تجب؛ لأن النقصان المتمكن في الطواف (178ب1) بسبب الجنابة، وصار طواف الجنب كالمعدوم من وجه، ولم...... عن النقصان في الطواف بسبب الحدث، فلم يعتبر طواف بسبب الحدث فلم يعتبر طواف المحدث كالمعدوم من وجه، فاستحب الإعادة في طواف المحدث، ووجبت الإعادة في طواف الجنب، لهذا فإن أعاد طواف الزيارة، إن أعاده في وقته فلا شيء عليه. (المحيط البرهانى, ج 3, ص 451)

[iv]  فتاوي رحيمية, ج 8, ص109   

[v]  و لو طاف للزيارة كله, او اكثره محدثا, فعليه شاة, و يعيد طاهرا استحبابا..........و لو طاف اقله محدثا ولم يعد, فعليه لكل شوط نصف صاع الا اذا بلغت قيمتهه دما, فينقص منه ما شاء ( غنية الناسك, ص 272, ادارة القران و العلوم الاسلامية)

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