Tamattu` means performing `Umrah during the Hajj season, and on the
Day of Tarwiah a pilgrim gets into the state of Ihram for Hajj.
Anyone intending to perform a Tamattu`` Hajj should on approaching the
Miqat make intention for `Umrah.
After fulfilling the Hajj rituals, one should offer a sacrificial animal.
In this type of Hajj, a pilgrim should declare his intention to perform
both Hajj and `Umrah together.
Only when he throws the Jamrah of Al-`Aqabah, gets his hair shaved or
cut that he can put off his Ihram.
However, he should offer a sacrificial animal.
In the Miqat, a pilgrim of Ifrad Hajj declares his intention for Hajj
He maintains his Ihram up to the Day of Sacrifice. No offering is required
In Arabic the word `Umrah is derived from I`timar which means a visit.
However, `Umrah technically means paying a visit to Ka`bah, performing
Tawaf [Circumambulation] around it, walking between Safa and Marwah
A performer of `Umrah puts off his Ihram by having his hair shaved or