Obligation for Woman to travel with Husband/Mahram

Book:

The Book of Hajj - كتاب الحج.

Chapter:

Identification of the Obligation

Topic/Issue:3508 - Obligation for Woman to travel with Husband/Mahram
Opinions:
Opinion FromOpinionExplanation
Imam Shafi,Imam MalikThe availability of a willing husband or a mahram is one alternative condition for the obligation. The other alternative is for a woman to go for hajj with a trustworthy female companionThey gave predominance to the generality of the command of hajj and said that she may travel for hajj even when she is not accompanied by a dhu mahram (but with a trustworthy group of women).
Imam Abu Hanifa,Imam AhmadThe availability of a willing husband or a mahram is a condition for the obligationTradition of Abu Huraira. They restricted the general implication of the command of hajj with this tradition, or they held that it is an elaboration of "ability".
Evidences :Hadith of Abu Huraira [Hide/Show]
Tags :Worship, Hajj, Obligation, Woman, Travel, Husband, Mahram
References:1[pg:378]
Last Updated:2011-03-05

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