109305: Is there a farewell tawaaf for ‘Umrah?


Is there a farewell tawaaf for ‘Umrah done other than at the time of Hajj, or not?.

Praise be to Allaah.

It is prescribed for the one who does ‘Umrah, especially if he stays in Makkah after doing his ‘Umrah, to do a farewell tawaaf at the time when he is leaving Makkah al-Mukarramah, but that is not obligatory according to the more correct of the two scholarly opinions. 

And Allaah is the Source of strength. May Allaah send blessings and peace upon our Prophet Muhammad and his family and companions. End quote. 

Standing Committee for Academic Research and Issuing Fatwas 

Shaykh ‘Abd al-‘Azeez ibn ‘Abd-Allaah ibn Baaz, Shaykh ‘Abd al-Razzaaq ‘Afeefi, Shaykh ‘Abd-Allaah ibn Ghadyaan, Shaykh ‘Abd-Allaah ibn Qa’ood. 

Fataawa al-Lajnah al-Daa’imah li’l-Buhooth al-‘Ilmiyyah wa’l-Ifta (11/298-299).
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