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Mother performed Hajj with other than her mahram
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Question: My mother performed the Hajj with other than her mahram while she was over 60 years of age. Is her Hajj correct or should I (re-) perform the Hajj on her behalf, knowing that she has now died - may Allaah have Mercy upon her?

Response: If a woman performed the Hajj with other than her mahram, then she is disobedient (to her Lord) and has committed a sin (by doing so). This is because the Prophet (sal-Allaahu `alayhe wa sallam) forbade the woman to travel without a mahram for Hajj or other than Hajj. As for the mother's Hajj itself, then it is correct, inshaa.-Allaah. However, it is with sin and we hope Allaah forgives her (for this).

Shaykh Ibn Fowzaan
al-Muntaqaa min Fataawa Ibn Fowzaan - Volume 3, Page 168, Fatwa No.253