Fatwa: # 38996
Category: Hajj & Umrah
Country: Saudi Arabia
Date: 2nd October 2017


Can one perform Tawaaf and Sayee before its time?


Asalam Alyekum Warahmatullah wa Barkatahu,

I have a query on Hajj related to Sayee which is done after Tawaf Ifadah. I have heard from some that this Sayee can be done in advance means can be performed anytime before the HAJJ begins. 

I have some Hajis who are old and thus Tawaf and Sayee together on 10th or 11th or Dual Hijja could be very exhaustive.

JazakAllah Khairun


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

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

It is permissible to preform sa’ee of tawaf al-ifadah before the days of hajj. However, it must be performed in the state of ihram, with a nafl tawaf preceding the sa’ee.[1]

And Allah Taala Knows Best

Mehrazur Rahman

Student Darul Iftaa

Brooklyn, NY, USA

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.


[1] ( فتاوى دار العلوم زكريا، ج ٣، ص ٣٧٤، زمزم پبلشرز )

احناف کے نزدیک سعی واجب ہے، بلا عذر تاخیر مکروہ اور خلاف سنت ہے۔


( غنية الناسك، ص ٦٨، كراچى )


( شرح اللباب، ص ١٨٩، بيروت ) 


( زبدة المناسك عمدة المناسك، ص ١٤٤، سعيد)

حج کی سعی کی صحت کا شرط وقت بھی ہے۔ وہ اشہر حج ہیں۔ کیونکہ سعی بھی حج کے واجبات میں سے ہے لیکن اشہر حج سے پہلے کرنا صحیح نہیں اور اگر اشہر حج کے بعد کی گئی تو جائز ہے۔


( معلم الحجاج مكمل و محشى، ص ١٤٦، ناظم کتبخانہ اشاعتہ العلوم محلہ مفتی)

احرام حج یا عمرہ کا سعی پر مقدم ہونا۔ اگر کوئی شخص احرام سے پہلے سعی کرے گا تو صحیح نہ ہوگی اگر چہ طواف کے بعد ہو اور إحرام کا باقی رہنا سعی تک ضروری نہیں بلکہ اس میں یہ تفصیل ہے کہ اگر حج کا سعی کرتا ہے اور وقوف عرفہ سے پہلے کرہے تو احرام کا ہونا سعی کے وقت شرط ہے۔

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