‘Umrah hajj guide


What is ‘umrah hajj?

The ‘Umrah Haj is sometimes called the ‘minor pilgrimage’ or ‘lesser pilgrimage’, the Hajj being the ‘major’ pilgrimage. The Hajj is compulsory for every able-bodied Muslim who can afford it while the Umrah is not but highly recommended. The ʿUmrah Hajj can be performed at any time of the year, in contrast to the Hajj.

The ‘Umrah is derived from al-i’timar which means a visit. Here it means paying a visit to Ka’ba, performing tawaf around it, walking Safa and Marwah seven times, and then shaving one’s head or cutting one’s hair short. Read more

‘Umrah hajj at a glance

What is ‘umrah hajj?

‘Umrah in Ramadan

How to make ‘umrah niyah?

What is miqat?

What is ihram?

‘Umrah and talbiyah?

‘Umrah hajj and tawaf?

Drinking zamam water

How to perform sa’i?

Step by step guide ‘umrah hajj

Hajj & ‘umrah glossary

Madinah visit

Visiting Prophet’s mosque

Praying at Rawdahtul Jannah

Visiting Prophet’s grave