TAWAAF AND ITS METHOD
Each Tawaaf consists of seven circumambulations around the Ka’aba. The method to be followed in Tawaaf is as follows: Alter making the Niyyat for Tawaaf, come in front of Hajar-e-Aswad and kiss it and if it’s not possible to kiss it then point towards it and kiss the palms. Then raising your hands up to your ears recite this takbeer
BIS-MIL-LAA-HI AL-LAA-HU AK-BAR WA LIL-LAA-HIL-HAMD
In the name of Allah. Allah is Most Great and unto Allah praise As you finish reciting, drop your hands and start moving for the first circumambulation. Each circumambulation starts from Hajar-e-Aswad and for each of these there is a special prayer, prayer two or three times Yamaani towards Hajar-e-Aswad to start the next circumambulation, keep reciting the following du’aa till your reach Hajar-e-Aswad:
RAB-BA-NAA AA-TI-NAA FID-DUN-YAA HA-SA-NA-TANW WA FIL- AA-KHI-RA-TI HA-SA-NA-TANW WA QI-NAA A-ZAA-BAN-NAAR O WA AD-KHIL-NAL-JAN-NA-TA MA-AL-AB-RAAR O YAA A-ZEE-ZU YAA GAF-FAA-RU YAA RAB-BAL AA-LA-MEEN O
O my Lord Allah! Bless us in the world that which is good and in the Hereafter that which is good and save us from the torment of Fire and enter us in Paradise with the pious. O Mighty O Forgiver O Lord of the Universe.
DUA OF MULTAZIM
AL-LAA-HUM-MA YAA RAB-BAL-BAI-TIL A-TEE-QI A’-TIQ RI-QAA-BA NAA WA RI-QAA-BA AA-BAA-I-NAA WA UM-MA-HAA-TI-NAA WA IKH WAA-NI-NAA W AR O YAA ZAL-JOO-DI WAL-KA-RA-MI WAL-FAD-LI WAL MAN-NI WAL A-TAA-I WAL IH-SAAN o A AV-LAA-DI-NAA M-NAN-N AL-LAA-HUM-MA AH-SIN AA-QI-BA-TA-NAA FIL U-MOO-RI KUL-LI-HAA WA A-JIR-NAA MIN KHIZ-YID-DUN-YAA WA A-ZAA-BIL AA-KHI-RAH O AL-LAA-HUM-MA IN-NEE AB-DU-KA WAB-NU AB-DI-KA WAA-QI-FUN TAH-TA BAA-BI-KA MUL-TA-ZI-MUM BI-A-TAA-BI-KA MU-TA-ZAL-LI- 0 0 LUM BAI-NA YA-DAI-KA AR-JOO RAH-MA-TA-KA WA AKH-SHAA A-ZAA-BA-KA MI-NAN-NAA-RI YAA QA-DEE-MAL-IH-SAAN O AL-LAA- HUM-MA IN-NEE AS-A-LU-KA AN TAR-FA-A ZIK-REE WA TA-DA-A WIZ-REE WA TUS-LI-HA AM-REE WA TU-TAH-HI-RA QAL-BEE WA TU-NAV-VI-RA-LEE FEE QAB-REE WA TAG-FI-RA-LEE ZAM-BI O WA AS-A-LU-KAD-DA-RA-JAA-TIL-U-LAA MI-NAL JAN-NA-TI AA-MEEN
O Allah The Lord of this Ancient House. Free our necks and those of our parents, brothers, and offsprings from the Fire. O Allah The Beneficient, Munificient and Supreme O Owner of Bounty Grace, Favour and Kindness, let the consequences of our all affairs be for good and save us from the humiliation in this world and from the torment of the He Thy the son of Thy servant, standing beneath Thy door. Clinging with Thy threshold of Thy wrath. Humbly in Thy Presence. I pray for Thy Mercy and I fear of Thy punish thereafter. O Allah I am o the Ancient Lord of Favour.
O, Allah, I ask Thee to accept my praises and to free me from of sins. And to direct my affairs and purify my heart and enlighten my grave ament. my bu forgive my sins. O, Allah, I ask Thee the higher ranks in Paradise. Aameen
After Multazim, go to Maqam-e-Ibrahim which is in front of Babe-Ka’aba. Here offer two raka’at Namaaz wajib of Tawaaf.
If the time of Namaaz is makrooh, then delay this Namaaz till the proper time. If there is a rush at Maqam-e-Ibrahim then this Namaaz may be offered nearer to the place or anywhere inside the Haram territory.
If a person has delayed this Namaaz due to makrooh time, then he may perform another Tawaaf and offer the Namaaz of the two Tawaaf at the proper time.
When the makrooh time is over then Namaaz of tawaaf should be offered before any other Sunnat or Nafl Namaaz. Recite Surah Kafirun in the first raka’at and Surah Ikhlas in the second. Implore and beseech Allah for your betterment. This place is one of the appointed places of acceptance of prayers, then recite the following du’aa:
DUA OF MAKAAM-E-IBRAHIM
AL-LAA-HUM-MA IN-NA-KA TA’ LA-MU SIR-REE WA A-LAA NI-YA-TEE FAQ-BAL MA’-ZI-RA-TEE WA TA’-LA-MU HAA-JA-TEE FA A’-TI-NEE SU’-LEE WA TA’-LA-MU MAA FEE NAF-SEE FAG-FIR-LEE ZU-NOO-BI O AL-LAA-HUM-MA IN-NEE AS-A-LU-KA EE-MAA-NAY YU-BAA-SHI-RU QAL- BEE WA YA-QEE-NAN SAA-DI-QAN HAT-TAA A’-LA-MA AN-NA-HOO LAA YU-SEE-BU-NEE IL-LAA MAA KA-TAB-TA-LEE WA RI-DAM-MIN-KA BI-MAA QA-SAM-TA-LEE AN-TA WA-LIY-YEE FID-DUN-YAA WAL AA-KHI-RA-TI WAF-FA-NEE MUS-LI-MANW WA AL-HIQ-NEE BIS-SA-LI-HEEN HUM-MA LAA TA-DA LA-NAA FEE MA-QAA-M-NAA HAA-ZAA ZAM-BAN IL-LAA GA-FAR-TA-HU WA-LAA HAM-MAN IL-LAA FAR-RAJ-TA-HU WA LAA HAA-JA-TAN IL-LAA QA-DAI-TA-HAA WA YAS-SAR-TA-HAA FA-YAS SIR U-MOO-RA-NAA WASH-RAH SU-DOO-RA-NAA WA NAV-VIR Qu LOO-BA-NAA WAKH-TIM BIS-SAA-LI-HAA-TI A-MAA-LA-NAA AL-LAA- HUM-MA TA-WAF-FA-NAA MUS-LI-MEE-NA WA AL-HIQ-NAA BIS-SAA-LI- HEE-NA GAI-RA KHA-ZAA-YAA WA-LAA MAF-TOO-NEE-NA AA-MEEN YAA RAB-BAL AA-LA-MEEN O
O Allah Thou art aware of all what reveal and what I conceal. So accept my appeal of ness and Thou knoweth my needs. So grant me what I demand, And Thou knoweth what is in my heart So forgive all my sins
O, Allah, I beseech Thee to grant me a belief which may sink into my heart. True belief that I may realize. That no misfortune may befall me. Except that what Thou hast decreed for me. And grant me pleasure on that what Thou hast destined for me. Thou art my patron in this world and Hereafter.
O my Lord makes me die as a Muslim And join me to the righteous O Allah let not remain any of our sins unforgiven. And any anxiety unrequited and any demand uneasen and ungranted to me. At this Sacred Place.
O our Lord eases for us our affairs, and expand for us our breast, and enlighten our hearts. And conclude our affairs with goodness O our Lord Allah make us live as Muslim. And join us to Thy righteous. Save us from humiliation and trials, Lord of Universe. Aameen
From Maqam-e-Ibrahim go to Zamzam well. This is about 15 meters from Maqam e-Ibrahim and lies underground to Mataf i.e. the place of Tawaaf Drink Zamzam in three breaths in a standing position. Allah’s Messenger (Sallallahu Alaihi Wa Sallam) has said that for whatever purpose the Zamzam is drunk, it is achieved.
The Zamzam may also be poured or sprinkled over the head or rubbed on face and breast as sacred water. After drinking Zamzam beseech Allah for your prosperity in this world and Hereafter and recite the following du’aa breast as sacred water. After drinking Zamzam in this world and Hereafter and recite the following du’aa:
beseech Allah for your prosperity
DUA OF AT ZAMZAM
AL-LAA-HUM-MA IN-NEE AS-A-LU-KA IL-MAN-NAA-FI-ANW WA RIZ-QANW WAA-SI-ANW WA SHI-FAA-AM-MIN KUL-LI DAA-I
O, Allah, I beseech Thee for the beneficial knowledge, the excessive provisions, and healing against all sufferings and evils If there is no rush in Tawaaf, then you should go to Maqam-e-Ibrahim after completing the seventh circumambulation and then to Multazim for prayer.
This is the preferred method and Sunnat.
In case of Umrah return to Hajar-e-Aswad from Zamzam and kiss it for the ninth time and then go towards Safa Hillock which is now enclosed in Haram camp reciting the following dua:
AB-DA-OO BI-MAA BA-DA-AL-LAA-HU TA-AA-LAA IN-NAS-SA-FAA WAL-AR-WA-TA MIN SHA-AA-I-RIL-LAAH O FA-MAN HAJ-JAL BAI-TA A-VI -TA-MA-RA FA-LAA JU-NAA-HA A-LAI-HI AY-YAT-TAV-VA-FA BI-HI-MA O WA MAN TA-TAV-VA-A KHAI-RAN FA-IN-NAL-LAA-HA SHAA-KI-RUN A-LEEM O Verily Safa and Marwah are of the landmarks of Allah so whosoever maketh a Hajj or performeth the Umrah there is no fault in him if he walketh in between the twain and whoso- over voluntarily doth good. Then verily Allah is Appreciative Knowing, (2: 158)
Reach the platform of Safa and raising both your hands up to the ears and facing Ka’aba, recite the following prayer and then pray for betterment in this world and Hereafter. Now make intention for Saee in the following words:
AL-LAA-HUM-MA IN-NEE U-REE-DUS-SA-YA BAI-NAS-SA-FAA WAL MAR-WA-TI SAB-A-TA ASH-WAA-TIL-LI-WAJ-HI-KAL KA-REEM FA-YAS-SIR-HU LEE WA TA-QAB-BAL-HU MIN-NEE O 0 my Lord Allah I intend to perform Saee (of Umrah or Haj) Saee of seven circuits to Thy kind Countenance.
So Make easy it for me. And accept it from me After the intention, raise hands and say the following and then walk towards Marwah. between Safa and Marwah
BIS-MIL-LAA-HI AL-LAA-HU AK-BAR WA-LIL-LAA-HIL-HAMD
In the name of Allah. Allah is Most Great and unto Allah Praise, to walk with normal pace, from Safa to Marwan is one circuit and from Marwah to Safa is the second.
When you reach Safa or Marwah completing the circuit stay Safa the hillock for few minutes and pray for the betterment and then raising the hands and facing the Ka’aba repeat the above-mentioned takbeer and start the next circuits.
Similarly, seven circuits are to be completed ending the last at Marwah. The male pilgrim should walk with a hastened pace between the two green marks knows as Mailain Akhdarain but it is not applicable to women.
Recite the between the two green marks :
RAB BIG FIR WAR-HAM WA TA JAA WAZ AM MAA TA-LA-MU IN-NA-KA TA LA MU MAA-LAM NA LAM IN-NA-KA AN-TAL A-AZ-ZUL AK-RA-MU WAH-DI-NEE LIL-LA-TEE HI-YA AQ-WAM
O our Lord Allah forgive us And have Mercy upon us And overlook our evils which Thou knoweth what we know not And Thou art Allah The Most Honored and the Most unctuous And show us the right path Pray at Safa and Marwah to the whole Muslim world and yourself and your family The Saee is completed with the seventh circuit ending at Marwah. Beseech Allah and implore Him in detail for all your needs at the end of Saee.
The person performing only Umvah or Tamattu Haj should discontinue Ahram by Halaq i.e. shaving of the head. The person performing Qiran Hajj should not put off Ahram without performing Haj To get the whole head shaved is better, otherwise, the har should be shortened about half an inch in length.
For women, shaving the head is forbidden. She should herself cut a full lock of her hair about an inch in length. Ae Halaq, return to Mataf and offer two rakat at Nati of Saee which is Mustahab Ths completes the Umrb which you started with putting on the Ahram Those persons performing Giran Haj should now wait for tor Ayyaam-e-Haj Le da of Hag which begins from 8th 21 Haj.
This then you should not waste your time e acridly affairs. Always do zikr, recite Darood Shart, recite Qur’an, offer Uimru Qaza, observe tast and try to spend a maximum amount of time in Haram Shar Do as many Tawaat as you can, as this is the only place in the world where one can perform Tawaat.