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|Respected scholars, as-salamu `alaykum.The author of a book in Urdu says that `Umrah cannot be offered on the 9th, 10th or 11th of Dhul-Hijjah, even if one has performed the pilgrimage. Please comment.|
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It should be clear that a person who is offering the pilgrimage cannot do the `Umrah on these days. However, a person who is not doing the pilgrimage may offer the `Umrah at any time, even on the day of `Arafat, or on the Day of Sacrifice.
As regards to your question, we'd like to supply you with the following fatwa:
Excerpted, with slight modifications, from www.islamicity.com.
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