Hajj e Badal is referred to the Hajj do on behalf of someone else who is physically unfit or is no more on an earth. Person who is going to perform the Hajj on someone behalf is known as Mahmoor and on whose behalf on he is doing Hajj is known as Aamir. Mahmoor and Amir are required to fulfil by certain rules and principles. conditions are mention below.
Conditions for Aamir:
- Hajj should be obligatory upon the disable individual as per the Shari’ah standards. If it is not then there is no need for sending someone else for Hajj e Badal.
- The crippled individual should be unfit to perform holy Hajj himself. If any inability is temporary, in case, it should wait for it to fit and if he has already performed a Hajj e Badal on his name, then he should go to Hajj.
- Hajj e Badal will not be valid if a person is not present in a disability, then he/she sends someone to Hajj perform on their behalf.
- It is required that the disable or impaired individual him/ herself should ask somebody to perform Hajj e Badal for him or her.
- Aamir (the disabled person/ family of the departed person) is required to bear all the sort of expenses related to Hajj e Badal.
Conditions for Mahmoor:
- It is required for the person who is to perform Hajj for someone else behalf to be a Muslim.
- The chosen person (Mahmoure) must be mentally fit and composed and levelheaded.
- It is necessary for Niyah (intended for Hajj) from the person who had sent him for Hajj-e-Badal, wearing worships.
- Hajj-e-Badal has to be made by the selected person only till he has not received any special permission from the authorities to obtain it. In such a case, it is acceptable to send someone else on behalf of him.
- The person appointed is required to perform Hajj like that, for which he has been requested, like Haj Tamatu or Kiran (Tamatu is like Hajj, where Omar and Haj are performed during different Haj months, and Qiran Combination or alternative performance is Umrah and Hajj).
- Mahmoor is not allowed to do Hajj on behalf of himself or two people at the same time. For Mahmoor, it is compulsory for a person to send a blessing to him who sent him for Hajj e Badal.
- Mahmoor should not remember any imperative (Farz) part of Hajj because there is no compensation for it.