Respectable Practices to Observe While on Hajj & Umrah

  1. Smile at another Muslim.
  2. Say Salam to strangers.
  3. Shake someone’s hand and ask about their health.
  4. Buy tea for someone.
  5. Offer to get someone’s groceries.
  6. Guide someone who’s ill to the infirmary.
  7. Recite Talbiyah loudly, encouraging others.
  8. Gather stones for people.
  9. Offer to throw on behalf of unable Hajjis.
  10. Guide people to the Jamarat.
  11. Lower your gaze.
  12. Remind people of the lives of the Sahaabah.
  13. Recite Quran.
  14. Do the authentic Dhikr of the morning and evening.
  15. Give attention to shy people in your group.
  16. Remind people of patience, why they came here, and the example of our Ulumaa in Hajj.
  17. Explain a Hajj Khutbah you may have heard to those around you
  18. Make dua for forgotten friends.
  19. Don’t allow Muslims to fight during Hajj.
  20. Help people find a place to sleep.
  21. Remember, during the heat, the unending torment of hellfire.
  22. Say: Laailaahailla Allah, wahdahulaasharikalah,lahulMulkwalahulhamd, waHuwa ala kullishayinQadeer 100x.
  23. Say the dua of entering the market place when you go there.
  24. Give charity to those who sell meager things (sandals/eggs).
  25. Remind people to go home as better Muslims.
  26. Forgive people that wronged you.
  27. Compliment someone sincerely.
  28. Take young Muslims and invite them to sit with the elders. Make them the center of attention.
  29. Ask about the health of senior women in your group. Make sure they are attended to.
  30. Focus hard on helping those immediately near you.
  31. Remember specific blessings Allah has bestowed upon you and say Alhamdulillah.
  32. Pray to Allah using his 99 most beautiful names (al Asmaa al Husna).
  33. Use a Miswak.
  34. Always intend reward from Allah for everything you go through during Hajj.
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