Restrictions of Ihram for Man and Women
1. We shouldn’t shave or cut any
hair of the body. But it is permissible for us to clean ourselves,
even if some of hair falls unintentionally.
2. We shouldn’t cut nails whether of the hands or the feet.
3. We shouldn't use perfume.
4. We shouldn’t do intercourse and avoid from whatever leads to it,
such as kissing looking touching with desire or getting married etc.
5. We shouldn’t propose to a woman for our self or others.
6. We shouldn't wear gloves
7. We shouldn’t hunt or kill animal for food.
8. We shouldn’t cut trees.
The Restrictions of Ihram for man only
9. He shouldn’t cover his head, but there is no harm in the use of
an umbrella or in carrying his baggage on his head.
10. He shouldn’t wear sown garments. Such as a shirt, turban,
trousers, undershirt, underwear, or Shoes. And it is permissible for
him to wear sandals, rings and glasses.
Restrictions of Ihram for woman
11. A woman shouldn’t wear a Niqab or Burqa'. The Sunnah is for her
to uncover her face.
Note: Concerning the 1,2,3,6,9
prohibition, he who commits anyone of them, has to offer a fidya or
give each one of them a handful (about 1.25 kg) of wheat or to
slaughter a goat.
Allah the Most High says:
And if any one of you was ill,
or has an ailment in his scalp. (he should ) give compensation,
either fast or feed (the poor), or offer sacrifice.
The penalty for Hunting.
The almighty Allah said:
You who believe! Kill not game
while you are in Ihram.
as for the killing of land gam! it has be compensated in equivalent.
If anyone of you, kills intentionally, the compensation is an
offering brought to the Ka'ba, of an animal equivalent to the one he
killed. As adjudged by two just men among you or for expiation he
should feed poor persons or its equivalent in fasting."
For kissing during Ihram, the Hajj has to slaughter a sheep or goat
in compensation.To marry or prose for marriage. The Messenger of Allah (peace be
upon him) said:
A man in the state of Ihram
shall not be married or allowed to propose to a women or have a
sexual intercourse, because Allah the Most High said:
Sexual intercourse invalidates Hajj but the Haji is advised to
complete Hajj and to offer a Budanah (camel) and perform Hajj the
following year. If a Budanah is available, he has to fast for ten
days and perform Hajj next year.
It was reported in Muwatta
Imam Malik that Umar Ibn Al-Khattab, Ali Ibn Abi Talib and Abu
Hurairah were ashed about a man who had sexual intercourse with his
wife while he was performing Hajj? They said: "they have to complete
their Hajj as well as having to perform Hajj the next year and offer
a sacrifice in compensation.
The Hajj is the
well-known months, so whosoever intends to perform Hajj there in,
then he should not have neither sexual relations, nor cooit sin nor
dispute unjustly during the Hajj. And whatever good you do all knows
it. And take a provision with you for the journey but the best
provision is Taqwa (piety righteousness) so fear me O men of
And for other sins such as back-biting and lying we should ask
Allah’s for forgiveness.