WHAT IS UMRAH & HOW IS IT DONE:
Umrah in Islamic terminology refers to paying a visit to Ka’bah, performing Tawaaf (circumambulation) around it, and walking between Safaa and Marwah seven times. Umrah is generally referred to as a mini Hajj that can be performed at any time of the year.
WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF UMRAH:
Umrah is known to be the ‘minor Hajj’ and is a Sunnah that a Muslim can perform anytime of the year except for the five days of Hajj. … The major and most eminent purpose of Umrah is to clean one’s soul from the sins committed in past.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO PERFORM UMRAH:
You can perform umrah within One day because Umrah Rituals take a maximum of 6 to 8 hours in normal routine. One hour is enough for Tawaf of Kaaba and almost 2 to 3 hours for (Sae’e) which means a walk in Safa and Marwa hills. After Tawaf and Sae’e, you have to shave your head.
IS UMRAH COMPULSORY?
The Umrah is a pilgrimage to Makkah that can be undertaken at any time of the year. Umrah is not considered as compulsory but it is highly recommended in Islam.