The literal meaning of ihram is “prohibiting.” Ihram is a sacred state which a Muslim enters in to perform hajj or ‘umrah. Pilgrims must enter into state of Ihram before crossing the Miqat. Hajj and ‘umrah rites begin by entering into the state of Ihram. It is recommended that one should perform the cleansing rituals before wearing the prescribed Ihram attire.
General guidelines about the Ihram
How to adopt Ihram?
How to wear Ihram attire?
Prohibitions while in the state of Ihram
Permissible actions while in the state Ihram