Fatwa: # 19534
Category: Hajj
Country: South Africa
Date: 2nd November 2011


Can a person who has not yet performed his Fardh Hajj perform Hajj-Badal? If he does, will he be absolved of his Fardh Hajj?


Can a person who has not yet performed his Fardh Hajj perform Hajj-Badal? If he does, will he be absolved of his Fardh Hajj?


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

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


It is permissible for a person who has not yet performed his own Fardh Hajj to perform Hajj-Badal (on behalf of someone else). However, this is Makrooh (disliked).[i]

The person who is performing the Hajj-Badal will not be absolved of his Fardh Hajj since he is doing it on behalf of someone else.[ii]


And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Mawlana Abdul Hannan Nizami,
Student Darul Iftaa


Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Husain Kadodia.

 [i] الفتاوى الهندية (1/ 257)

وَالْأَفْضَلُ لِلْإِنْسَانِ إذَا أَرَادَ أَنْ يُحِجَّ رَجُلًا عَنْ نَفْسِهِ أَنْ يُحِجَّ رَجُلًا قَدْ حَجَّ عَنْ نَفْسِهِ، وَمَعَ هَذَا لَوْ أَحَجَّ رَجُلًا لَمْ يَحُجَّ عَنْ نَفْسِهِ حَجَّةَ الْإِسْلَامِ يَجُوزُ عِنْدَنَا وَسَقَطَ الْحَجُّ عَنْ الْآمِرِ، كَذَا فِي الْمُحِيطِ

المحيط البرهاني في الفقه النعماني (2/ 478)

ومع هذا لو أحج رجلاً لم يحج عن نفسه حجة الإسلام يجوز عندنا، وسقط الحج عن الآمر


خير الفتاوي (4/156) مكتبه امداديه

فتاوي محموديه (10/401) ادارة الفاروق

 [ii]الفتاوى الهندية (1/ 257)

ثُمَّ الصَّحِيحُ مِنْ الْمَذْهَبِ فِيمَنْ حَجَّ عَنْ غَيْرِهِ أَنَّ أَصْلَ الْحَجِّ يَقَعُ عَنْ الْمَحْجُوجِ عَنْهُ وَلِهَذَا لَا يَسْقُطُ بِهِ الْفَرْضُ عَنْ الْمَأْمُورِ وَهُوَ الْحَاجُّ

الهداية في شرح بداية المبتدي (1/ 178)

ثم ظاهر المذهب أن الحج يقع عن المحجوج عنه

الهداية في شرح بداية المبتدي (1/ 179)

ومن أمره رجلان بأن يحج عن كل واحد منها حجة فأهل بحجة عنهما فهي عن الحاج ويضمن النفقة " لأن الحج يقع عن الأمر حتى لا يخرج الحاج عن حجة الإسلام

بدائع الصنائع في ترتيب الشرائع (2/ 212)

وَأَمَّا كَيْفِيَّةُ النِّيَابَةِ فِيهِ، فَذَكَرَ فِي الْأَصْلِ أَنَّ الْحَجَّ يَقَعُ عَنْ الْمَحْجُوجِ عَنْهُ  

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