Hazrat Abdullah bin Zubayr (radhiyallahu anhuma) performing tawaaf while swimming

Q: Is it true that the Sahaabi Abdullah bin Zubair (radhiyallahu anhuma) performed tawaaf of the Kabah while swimming? 

A: Yes, this is correct. It was at the time of a flood. The narration appears in Taareekh Dimashq vol. 28 pg. 178

And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)