Hadith on Hajj: Perform Hajj and Umrah on behalf of parents

Al-Fadl reported: A woman from the tribe of Khath’am said, “O Messenger of Allah, my father is an old man and Allah has obligated him to perform the Hajj pilgrimage, but he cannot ride on the back of a camel.” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Perform the Hajj pilgrimage on his behalf.”

In another narration, the Prophet said, “Perform the Hajj and Umrah pilgrimage on behalf of your father.

Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 1335

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim

عَنْ الْفَضْلِ أَنَّ امْرَأَةً مِنْ خَثْعَمَ قَالَتْ يَا رَسُولَ اللَّهِ إِنَّ أَبِي شَيْخٌ كَبِيرٌ عَلَيْهِ فَرِيضَةُ اللَّهِ فِي الْحَجِّ وَهُوَ لَا يَسْتَطِيعُ أَنْ يَسْتَوِيَ عَلَى ظَهْرِ بَعِيرِهِ فَقَالَ النَّبِيُّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ فَحُجِّي عَنْهُ

وفي رواية أخرى قال حُجَّ عَنْ أَبِيكَ وَاعْتَمِرْ

1335 صحيح مسلم كتاب الحج باب الحج عن العاجز لزمانة وهرم ونحوهما أو للموت