Hajj Jurisprudence Reaquisite

The Hajj Requisites according to the Hanafi Juristic School

1.Being a Muslim: Performing Hajj is not required from a non-Muslim. If a non-Muslim performs Hajj, it will not be accepted.
2.Sanity: Performing Hajj is not required from an insane person. If an insane person performs Hajj, it will not be accepted.
3.Adulthood: Performing Hajj is not required from a child. If a child performs Hajj, his Hajj will be accepted if he has reached the age of discretion. Moreover, a child’s performance of Hajj does not exempt him from performing the obligatory Hajj after reaching adulthood.
4.Freedom: Performing Hajj is not obligatory to a slave.
5.Physical ability.
6.A means of transport should be available along with the financial ability to afford for the journey.
7.The journey should be safe.

As for a female pilgrim:

1.She should be accompanied by her husband or an unmarriageable person.
2.She should not be in the waiting period of irrevocable divorce or in mourning for her husband.

The Hajj Requisites according to the Maliki Juristic School

1.Being a Muslim: Performing Hajj is not required from a non-Muslim. If a non-Muslim performs Hajj, it will not be accepted.
2.Sanity: Performing Hajj is not required from an insane person. If an insane person performs Hajj, it will not be accepted.
3.Adulthood: Performing Hajj is not required from a child. If a child performs Hajj, his Hajj will be accepted if he has reached the age of discretion. Moreover, a child’s performance of Hajj does not exempt him from performing the obligatory Hajj after reaching adulthood.
4.Freedom: Performing Hajj is not required from a slave.
5.Physical and financial ability.

As for a female pilgrim:

It is not necessary for her to be accompanied by her husband or an unmarriageable person. Young or old, she is allowed to perform Hajj if she finds a trustworthy company to go with.

The Hajj Requisites according to the Shafi`i Juristic School

1.Being a Muslim: Performing Hajj is not required from a non-Muslim. If a non-Muslim performs Hajj, it will not be accepted.
2.Freedom: Performing Hajj is not obligatory to a slave.
3.Eligibility.
4.Physical and financial ability. This ability is subject to the following conditions:
a. Having food and other provisions sufficient for the journey to and from Hajj.
b. A means of transport should be available.
c. Provisions and the cost of transport means should not affect repaying one’s debts nor providing for one’s family.
d. Having enough strength to endure the journey.
e. The journey should be secure.

As for a female pilgrim:

A free, female Muslim pilgrim should be with a secure, trustworthy company.

The Hajj Requisites according to the Hanbali Juristic School

1.Being a Muslim: Performing Hajj is not obligatory to a non-Muslim. If a non-Muslim performs Hajj, it will not be accepted.
2.Sanity: Performing Hajj is not obligatory to an insane person. If an insane person performs Hajj, it will not be accepted.
3.Adulthood: Performing Hajj is not obligatory to a child. If a child performs Hajj, his Hajj will be accepted if he has reached the age of discretion. Moreover, a child’s performance of Hajj does not preempt him from performing the obligatory Hajj after reaching adulthood.
4.Freedom: Performing Hajj is not obligatory to a slave.
5.Physical and financial ability.

As for a female pilgrim:

She should be accompanied by an unmarriageable person.