Within the dictionary, the phrase shavt, which implies tour, one lap run, a part of the work, function, distance, is referred to as every flip across the Kaaba whereas performing circumambulation.
The phrase shawt is typically confused with say and circumambulation. Nevertheless, these three phrases have totally different meanings from one another.
WHAT DOES SAY MEAN?
The phrase Say means the worship carried out by going 7 occasions rapidly between Safa and Marwa hills in Mecca throughout Hajj and Umrah prayers. The worship of Say begins from Safa Hill.
WHAT DOES TAVAF MEAN?
The circumambulation, which is included within the fards of the pilgrimage, is referred to as turning across the Kaaba 7 occasions, ranging from the place the place the Hacer-ül Asved stone is situated within the southeast nook of the Kaaba.
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SHAWT AND TAVAF?
Tawaf is to go across the Kaaba seven occasions with the intention of circumambulating, ranging from the extent of the Hacer-ül Esved stone.
Shavt, however, is a fiqh time period used within the sense of going across the Kaaba as soon as, ranging from Hacer-ül Esved and reaching the identical place. In different phrases, turning across the Kaaba and coming again to the identical stage is referred to as shawt. Seven shawt turns into a ‘tawaf’.