Guide to Umrah Step By Step | Umrah Rituals and Procedures

Guide to Umrah Step By Step

If you’re looking for a quick Umrah guide, here are the key rituals of Umrah step by step.

Steps by Step Umrah Rituals

  1. The first step is to physically cleanse yourself. To understand the state of Ihram, one must take a bath, which is a bath of purification. If you can’t do ghasal, you can do ablution or partial bath.
  2. The next step is to wear the ihram garments which are two white and sewn sheets for men.
  3. Women should wear plain white clothing and an abaya over regular clothing. Remember not to wear any kind of jewelry makeup for perfume while wearing Ihram.
  4. Men’s shoes should show the upper part of the food as well as the ankle. Women can wear closed shoes but they never have to cover their face and hands.
  5. After wearing the clothes of Ihram, one has to perform two rak’ats of Saleh.
  6. Then the intention to perform Umrah with the year should be announced.
  7. Talbiyah should be recited after Niyah.
  8. After reciting Talbiyah, one attains the status of Ihram and is now called Muhrim.
  9. At this stage, it is advisable to pray for yourself and for others.
  10. Now it is time to enter the Holy Mosque of Al-Haram with the right foot in front of the left.
  11. Read the proposed prayers to enter the holy Islamic place.
  12. It has been suggested that the first sight after entering the mosque should be the Holy Kaaba. When praying with a devotional atmosphere in the heart, one should dedicate one’s hand and aim with reverence.
  13. Then according to the Umrah Rituals , one should stand in front of Hajar ul Aswad located in one corner of the Kaur cube.
  14. Follow the green light that indicates the place where the Tawaf ceremony should begin.
  15. At this stage, perform Niyah and then start circumambulating Hajar Al-Aswad to the right of you.
  16. During each round, it is advisable to face and kiss and touch the sacred black stone if possible.
  17. Prayers can be said while passing in front of Blackstone.
  18. It is determined that the first three rounds should be done by men at a high speed.
  19. After completing seven rounds, two rak’ats need to be said to the brothers and sisters.
  20. Then one should go to Makam-i-Ibrahim to pay homage and perform prayers.
  21. Drinking holy ZamZam water from the well of Zamzam in the next part of the Umrah guide. It is available for drinking through fountains and suppliers.
  22. Then, together try to get closer to the area between Hazar al-Aswad and the door of the Ka’bah which is called Multazam az leaning against a wall, raising your hands above your head, and pressing your chest and cheeks against the wall.
  23. The ritual of Sai should start with Tawaf. This is the third of the four major Umrah ceremonies.
  24. At the top of the hill, look for a place from where you can face the Kaaba. Stand there, extend your hand towards the Kaaba and perform a prayer before starting the first circuit towards the Marwahar hill. You can also say takbeer, tahlil or dua and send the Prophet safely.
  25. Look for two green milestones while performing the sai which indicates that men are circumcised walking slowly where women can walk at normal speed.
  26. After reaching Marwa and facing the Kaaba, pray the same prayers that you offered in Safa.
  27. Thus complete seven rounds between Safa and Marwar.
  28. Then perform the prayers and perform the two rak’at prayers of Nafil Salah.
  29. First come out of the mosque with your left foot while reciting the proper dua.
  30. The final step is to shave or trim your hair at least an inch. Women are advised to trim their hair a bit, while men are advised to shave their heads completely.

Follow this step-by-step Umrah guide to successfully complete your pilgrimage to the Kaaba in Mecca.

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