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Divorced couple go to umrah.

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Divorced couple go to umrah


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When a husband and a wife separate through the institution of divorce, after the period of iddah, the husband and the wife become non-mehrams to each other. and every single restriction that applies to a non-mehram relationship in Islam, would apply to the husband and his ex-wife.

 

Sahih Al-Bukhari Hadith 2.194 Narrated by Abu Huraira

The Prophet (saws) said, "It is not permissible for a woman, who believes in Allah and the Last Day, to travel for one day and night except with a Mahram."

 

In light of the above authentic narration of the Prophet (saws), the law of traveling with a male mehram relative is not for all women. The law is only for those believing women who sincerely believe in Allah and the Last Day! It is not permissible for a believing woman, who sincerely believes in Allah and the Last Day, to travel a considerable distance which would take more than 24 hours without being accompanied by a male mehram relative (her father, brother, son, husband, uncle, etc.)

 

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