do not know whether deceased grandparents had performed the
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Question: My grandparents (both) from my
father and my mother have died and I do not know whether they
had fulfilled the(ir) obligation of performing Hajj or not.
So is it upon me to entrust someone to perform Hajj on their
It is legislated for you to entrust someone to perform Hajj
on behalf of every single one of them, so long as the one
who is to perform Hajj on behalf of every single one of them
has (already) previously performed Hajj for himself and that
he is noble and trustworthy.
with Allaah lies all success and may Allaah send prayers and
salutations upon our Prophet (sal-Allaahu
`alayhe wa sallam) and his family and his companions.
Permanent Committee for Islaamic Research and Fataawa,
'Abdul-'Azeez ibn 'Abdullaah ibn Baaz;
Deputy Head: Shaykh
Abdullaah ibn Ghudayyaan;
'Abdullaah ibn Qu'ood
Fataawa al-Lajnah ad-Daa.imah lil-Buhooth al-'Ilmiyyah wal-Iftaa.
- Volume 11, Page 107, Question 12 of Fatwa No.6505