37. One Who Is Not Able to Perform Al-Hajj by Himself, Another Person Is Readied on His Behalf (Chapter best explained by fatwas)

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1ـ عِدَّةٌ مِنْ أَصْحَابِنَا عَنْ سَهْلِ بْنِ زِيَادٍ عَنْ جَعْفَرِ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ الأَشْعَرِيِّ عَنْ عَبْدِ الله بْنِ مَيْمُونٍ الْقَدَّاحِ عَنْ جَعْفَرٍ عَنْ أَبِيهِ (عَلَيْهِما السَّلاَم) أَنَّ عَلِيّاً (عَلَيْهِ السَّلاَم) قَالَ لِرَجُلٍ كَبِيرٍ لَمْ يَحُجَّ قَطُّ إِنْ شِئْتَ أَنْ تُجَهِّزَ رَجُلاً ثُمَّ ابْعَثْهُ أَنْ يَحُجَّ عَنْكَ.


1. A number of our people have narrated from Sahl ibn Ziyad from Ja’far ibn Muhammad al-Ash’ariy from ‘Abd Allah ibn Maymun al- Qaddah who has said the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has narrated from his father, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, who has said that Ali, Alayhi al-Salam, once said to an old man who had never performed al-Hajj, ‘If you like you can prepare a man and send him to perform al-Hajj on your behalf.’”


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: ضعيف - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (17/156)



2ـ عَلِيُّ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنْ عَبْدِ الله بْنِ الْمُغِيرَةِ عَنْ عَبْدِ الله بْنِ سِنَانٍ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ الله (عَلَيْهِ السَّلاَم) قَالَ إِنَّ أَمِيرَ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ سَلامُ الله عَلَيْهِ أَمَرَ شَيْخاً كَبِيراً لَمْ يَحُجَّ قَطُّ وَلَمْ يُطِقِ الْحَجَّ لِكِبَرِهِ أَنْ يُجَهِّزَ رَجُلاً أَنْ يَحُجَّ عَنْهُ.


2. Ali ibn Ibrahim has narrated from his father from ‘Abd Allah ibn al-Mughirah from ‘Abd Allah ibn Sinan who has said the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, Alayhi al-Salam, has said that ’Amir al-Mu’minin, Alayhi al-Salam, commanded an old man who had never performed al-Hajj and was not able to perform al-Hajj because of old age to prepare a man to perform al-Hajj on his behalf.’”


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: حسن - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (17/157)



3ـ مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنِ الْحُسَيْنِ بْنِ سَعِيدٍ عَنِ الْقَاسِمِ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ أَبِي حَمْزَةَ قَالَ سَأَلْتُهُ عَنْ رَجُلٍ مُسْلِمٍ حَالَ بَيْنَهُ وَبَيْنَ الْحَجِّ مَرَضٌ أَوْ أَمْرٌ يَعْذِرُهُ الله فِيهِ فَقَالَ عَلَيْهِ أَنْ يُحِجَّ عَنْهُ مِنْ مَالِهِ صَرُورَةً لا مَالَ لَهُ.


3. Muhammad ibn Yahya has narrated from Ahmad ibn Muhammad from al-Husayn ibn Sa‘id form al-Qasim ibn Muhammad from Ali ibn abu Hamzah who has said the following: “I once asked him (the Imam), Alayhi al-Salam, about the case of a Muslim who is prevented from performing al-Hajj because of illness or some other good reason in the sight of Allah. He (the Imam) said, ‘He is required that someone else who has not performed al-Hajj and does not have any assets, go to al-Hajj on his behalf on his expenses.’”


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: ضعيف - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (17/157)



4ـ عِدَّةٌ مِنْ أَصْحَابِنَا عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنِ الْحُسَيْنِ بْنِ سَعِيدٍ عَنْ فَضَالَةَ بْنِ أَيُّوبَ عَنِ الْقَاسِمِ بْنِ بُرَيْدٍ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ مُسْلِمٍ عَنْ أَبِي جَعْفَرٍ (عَلَيْهِ السَّلاَم) قَالَ كَانَ عَلِيٌّ (عَلَيْهِ السَّلاَم) يَقُولُ لَوْ أَنَّ رَجُلاً أَرَادَ الْحَجَّ فَعَرَضَ لَهُ مَرَضٌ أَوْ خَالَطَهُ سَقَمٌ فَلَمْ يَسْتَطِعِ الْخُرُوجَ فَلْيُجَهِّزْ رَجُلاً مِنْ مَالِهِ ثُمَّ لْيَبْعَثْهُ مَكَانَهُ.


4. A number of our people have narrated from Ahmad ibn Muhammad from al-Husayn ibn Sa‘id from Fadalah ibn Ayyub from al- Qasim ibn Burayd from Muhammad ibn Muslim who has said the following: “Abu Ja‘far, Alayhi al-Salam, has said that Ali, Alayhi al-Salam, would say, ‘If a man wants to perform al-Hajj but illness or some other thing prevents him from going for al-Hajj, he must prepare (hire) a man with his assets and send him for al-Hajj in his place.’”


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: صحيح - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (17/157)



5ـ عَلِيُّ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنِ ابْنِ أَبِي عُمَيْرٍ عَنْ حَمَّادٍ عَنِ الْحَلَبِيِّ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ الله قَالَ إِنْ كَانَ رَجُلٌ مُوسِرٌ حَالَ بَيْنَهُ وَبَيْنَ الْحَجِّ مَرَضٌ أَوْ أَمْرٌ يَعْذِرُهُ الله عَزَّ وَجَلَّ فِيهِ فَإِنَّ عَلَيْهِ أَنْ يُحِجَّ عَنْهُ صَرُورَةً لا مَالَ لَهُ.


5. Ali ibn Ibrahim has narrated from his father from ibn abu ‘Umayr from Hammad from al-Halabiy who has said the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘If a man is affluent but an illness or some other good reason in the sight of Allah, most Majestic, most Glorious, prevents him he is required (to hire) a man who has not performed any al-Hajj on his expenses to go to perform al-Hajj on his behalf.’”


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Allamah Baqir al-Majlisi: حسن 1 - Mir‘at al ‘Uqul Fi Sharh Akhbar Al al Rasul (7/158)