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Conditions for the Hajjah al-Islam to be Obligatory

Conditions for the Hajjah al-Islam to be Obligatory


These conditions make hajjah al-Islam obligatory:
First: Sanity. Hajj is not obligatory for the insane.
Second: Adulthood. Hajj is not obligatory for a child or an adolescent, [i.e. all persons before the age of shar‘Ä« puberty] and if they perform the hajj, it will not replace hajjah al-Islam, although it is correct.
Issue 4. If a child enters ihÌ£rām for hajj then becomes religiously adult during the wuqÅ«f at Muzdalifah (Mash‘ar al-HÌ£arām), and he is mustatÄ«‘, then his hajj will be acceptable as the required hajjah al-Islam.
Issue 5. If a child pilgrim commits a prohibited act, if it is hunting, its kaffārah will rest with his guardian, while other types of kaffārahs, apparently, neither the guardian is to pay them nor it should be paid from the child’s property.
Issue 6. In hajj of a child, the cost for the sacrifice is paid by the child’s guardian.
Issue 7. In obligatory hajj, there is no need for the husband’s permission. Therefore, the wife is obliged to perform her hajj even if her husband does not consent to her travel.
Issue 8. For hajjah al-Islam of a mustatÄ«‘ to be valid, the permission of one’s parents is not required.
Third: Being mustatÄ«‘ which Includes the following Abilities:
a. Financial ability

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