Can one do umrah in shawwal.
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Can we do umrah (not with the neeyat of HAJ) in the month of Shawaal or Dhul al Qa'dah?
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Can one do umrah in shawwal
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To the best of our knowledge there is nothing in the Glorious Quran or the authentic and established Sunnah of the Messenger of Allah (saws) which prohibits the believers from performing the Umrah in the months of Shawwal or Dhul-Qadah. The believers are at absolute liberty to perform the pilgrimage of Umrah at any time of the year, including the month of Shawwal or Dhul-Qadah.
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