The Tawaf of Arrival
When one enters Makkah, he begins [by going] to the Sacred Mosque, then when one sees the House, he pronounces takbir and tahlil.
1. Then, one starts at the Black Stone, faces it, pronounces takbir, raises his hands and touches it, and kisses it if one is able to [do so] without harming any Muslim.
2. Then, he starts [walking] to his right, by the door [of the Ka`bah].
3. Having donned his rida’ in the style of idtiba’.
4. One makes ones Tawaf (circumambulation) around the Hatim.
5. One performs raml in the first three circuits, and walks calmly in the remaining [four].
6. One touches the Stone whenever one passes by it, if one is able, and one ends the Tawaf with touching [it].
7. Then, one proceeds to the Maqam (Station of Prophet Abraham) and prays two rak`ah at it, or wherever he is easily able to in the Mosque.
This is the Tawaf of Arrival (Tawaf al-qudum). It is sunnah, and is not obligatory.
• There is no Tawaf of Arrival due upon the people of Makkah.
• If the one in Ihram did not enter Makkah, and [instead] set out for ‘Arafat [directly], and stood there according to what we [shall] mention, the Tawaf of Arrival is waived for him, and he is not liable to do anything for having omitted it.
1. Then, one sets out to Safa. One climbs onto it, faces the qiblah, pronounces takbir and tahlil, invokes blessings on the Prophet (may Allah bless him and grant him peace), and supplicates Allah for his needs.
2. Then, one descends calmly in the direction of Marwah.
3. Then, when he reaches the inside of the valley, he runs between the two green posts.
4. [He proceeds] until he comes to Marwah, and then he climbs onto it and does as he did on Safa.
This is one round, and he performs seven [such] rounds, [such that] he begins at Safa and ends at Marwah.
Then, [if performing ifrad] one stays in Makkah in the state of ihram, performing Tawaf whenever one desires.
Going out to Mina
1. Then, when it is one day before the Day of Tarwiyah, the imam delivers a sermon in which he teaches the people [the details] of going out to Mina, salah in `Arafat, the Standing, and the Ifadah.
2. Then, when one has prayed fajr on the Day of Tarwiyah in Makkah, one goes out to Mina and stays there until he prays Fajr on the Day of `Arafah.
3. Then, one sets out to `Arafat, and stays there.
1. Then, when the sun declines on the Day of `Arafah, the imam leads people in Zuhr and `Asr, starting with a sermon in which he teaches people [the details of] the Standing at `Arafah and Muzdalifah, the Pelting of the Jimar, the Immolation and the Tawaf of the Visit (Ziyarah).
2. He leads the people in Zuhr and `Asr in the time of Zuhr, with one adhan and two iqamah.
• Whoever prays in his camp alone prays each one [of the prayers] at its [own] time according to Abu Hanifah (may Allah, the Exalted, show mercy to him). Abu Yusuf and Muhammad said: The solitary one conjoins them.
3. Then, he sets out to the Standing Place, and stands close to the mountain, although all of `Arafah is a standing place except for the valley of `Arafah.
• Whoever catches the Standing at `Arafah between the decline of the sun on the Day of `Arafah, until sunrise on the Day of Immolation, has caught the hajj.
• Whoever traversed `Arafah while sleeping or unconscious, or did not know it was `Arafah, that suffices him for the Standing.
4. It is appropriate for the imam to stand at `Arafah on his camel, and to supplicate and teach people the rites.
5. It is recommended to perform ghusl before the Standing, and
6. [It is recommended] to exert oneself in supplication.
7. Then, when the sun sets, the imam, and the people with him, pour forth at their leisure, [proceeding] until they come to Muzdalifah and alight there.
1. It is praiseworthy to descend close to the mountain called Quzah, on which is the Hearth.
2. The imam leads the people in Maghrib and `Isha’ with an adhan and iqamah.
• Whoever prays Maghrib on the way, it is not valid according to Abu Hanifah and Muhammad.
3. Then, when the sun rises, the imam leads the people in Fajr in the dark [part of the time].
4. Then, he stands, and the people stand with him, and he supplicates. All of Muzdalifah is a standing place, except for the Valley of Muhassir.
5. Then, the imam, and the people [along] with him, pour forth before sunrise, [proceeding] until they come to Mina.
Pelting Jamrat al-`Aqabah
1. Then, one proceeds to Jamrat al-`Aqabah, and pelts it
• from the inside of the valley,
• with seven pebbles, like the stones of a slingshot
• pronouncing takbir with every pebble.
• One does not stand by it [thereafter].
2. One ceases talbiyah with the [throwing of] the first pebble.
3. Then, he slaughters [an animal] is he likes [since he is performing ifrad].
4. Then, he shortens or shaves [his hair], but shaving is superior.
5. [After this] everything is permissible for him except women.
The Tawaf of Pouring Forth (Ifadah) or Visiting (Ziyarah)
1. Then, one comes to Makkah on that day, or the following day, or the following, and circumambulates the House [performing] the Tawaf al-Ziyarah, seven circuits.
2. If he had run between Safa and Marwah after the Tawaf of Arrival, he does not perform raml in this Tawaf, nor is he obliged to run again. But, if he had not performed Sa`y before, he performs raml in this Tawaf and Sa`y after it in, the manner we have mentioned.
3. [Now,] women are permissible for him.
4. This Tawaf is the obligatory (fard) one in hajj.
5. It is disliked to postpone it beyond these days.
- If one did postpone it beyond then, one [sacrificial] blood becomes incumbent upon him, according to Abu Hanifah.
Stoning the Jamarat
1. Then, one returns to Mina and stays there.
2. When the sun has declined on the second day of immolation, one pelts the three Jamarat,
• starting with the one next to the [Khif] mosque [of Mina],
• pelting it with seven pebbles,
• One stands and supplicates by it.
3. Then, one pelts the one next to it similarly, and stands by it.
4. Then, one pelts Jamrat al-`Aqabah, and does not stand by it [thereafter].
5. The next day, he pelts the three Jamarat after the decline of the sun similarly.
6. Then, if one wishes to hasten one’s departure, one departs to Makkah. But, if one wishes to remain, one pelts the three Jamarat on the fourth day after the decline of the sun.
• If, on this day, one performs the pelting before the decline of the sun, after sunrise, it is valid according to Abu Hanifah.
7. It is disliked for a person to send his belongings ahead to Makkah and to take up residence, until he has pelted.
The Tawaf of Farewell (Wida`)
1. Then, when one departs to Makkah, one alights at al-Muhassab.
2. Then, one performs Tawaf of the House, seven circuits, not performing raml in them.
3. This is the Tawaf of Leaving, and it is wajib, except for the reside of Makkah.
4. Then, one returns to one’s family.
Special regulations for women
The woman is, in all of [the above], the same as the man, except that:
1. She does not uncover her head
2. She uncovers her face.
3. She does not raise her voice in talbiyah.
4. She does not perform raml in Tawaf.
5. She does not run between the two posts.
6. She does not shave her head, but she shortens [her hair].
7. If a woman menstruates at the time of ihram, she performs ghusl and enters ihram. She does as the [male] hajji does, except that she does not perform Tawaf of the House until she becomes pure.
8. If she menstruates after the Standing and the Tawaf of Visiting, she [can] depart from Makkah, and there is no [penalty] upon her [in that case] for abandonment of the Tawaf of Leaving.
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