umrah with baby

Question ID: 31123

i have a 2 n half year old. we are going for umrah.i was told that he must adhorn the ihraam and i should make the intention for him.
1) does ihraam and umrah become compulsory on him when entering makkah with us.
2) at what age does he have to fulfil the rights of ihraam and umrah if going with us to mecca.

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Asked on November 16, 2012 12:06 pm
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Ihraam is not compulsory for him. Encourage him to put Ihraam. Make him say intention. You make it for him. If you have to carry him do so. If he makes any mistakes - no problem. No penalty. Ihraam is upon the mature.
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Answered on November 16, 2012 12:06 pm