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The ‘Umrah

Umrah in RamadanTo be ritually pure for ‘Umrah, a man should undress and bathe, and perfume his head and beard with the best oil. Bathing for Ihram is Sunnah (habit) for both men and women, however, only the pilgrim who isn’t menstruating or experiencing post natal bleeding prays the obligatory prayer, if it is time. Otherwise, he makes his intention by praying the two Sunnah Rak’ah which are made each time Wudu’ is performed.

On finishing the prayer, a man loudly, and a woman such that only one beside her may hear it, must say the Talbiyah – “Here I am for ‘Umrah, here I am, Oh Allah, here I am. Here I am. You have no partner. Here I am. Surely all praise, grace and dominion is yours, and you have no partner.”

From putting on his Ihram till he starts Tawaf, one should say the Talbiyah during ‘Umrah.
While entering the Holy Mosque, a pilgrim has to place his right foot forward and say, Continue reading