SHAFAQNA – (Shia International News Association) – The Grand Ayatollah Sistani answered some questions regarding Hajj. According to Shafaqna the questions and answers are as follows:
Question: A single young man has become capable to perform hajj; he is also thinking about marriage. Now if he goes for hajj, his marriage ceremony will be delayed for a while. Which of the two is preferable [marriage or pilgrimage]?
Answer: He should perform the hajj and postpone the marriage unless postponing the marriage entails difficulty to the extent that it becomes unbearable.