Diary Of An Umrah Story

The sky was inky black, full of stars and I was walking on dry earth.  Soon I was standing on a rocky desert cliff with a few people around me. I moved forward towards the edge, seemingly without walking, and peered down.  Thousands of feet below me I saw the Kaaba…the scene seemed to magnify […]

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Hajj And Umrah Tips Tricks

DO NOT go there and expect to learn how to do everything from your guides/ppl with you. This is too important not to know for yourself. Remember if you do anything incorrect your umrah or hajj WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. There are many stories of the tour people taking people to do things too early […]

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The Pilgrimage Rituals and Their Purpose

As Dhul-Hijjah, the last month of the lunar year, approaches, millions of believers throughout the world experience a strong sense of longing to visit the Kaaba and offer the pilgrimage. They dream of beholding the place where the first house ever dedicated for pure worship was built, to walk around it, pray close to it, […]

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The Inner Dimensions Of Hajj

Nature of journey for Hajj The people of the world are usually aware of two kinds of journey. One journey is that which is made to earn livelihood. The second one is that which is undertaken for pleasure and sight-seeing. In both [of] these journeys, a man is impelled to go abroad by his need […]

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Famous Sites Of Hajj & Umrah

1. Well of Zamzam: water of which is blessed and pure. Allah poured it out as mercy for Hajer and her infant Ismael, and later as blessing to the Islamic Nation. The water never dries and cures all types of diseases except death. This well had dried for a long time, until the grandfather of […]

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Common Mistakes In Hajj

Common mistakes in Hajj, prepared by Muhammad Alshareef In Aqeedah (the Muslim’s Belief) – Many Pilgrims when they travel to Madinah they pray to the graves. They make Dua’ to Rasul Allah (Sal Allahu alayhi wa Sallam). This could not only ruin their Hajj, it could nullify their Islam. – Do not rub graves for Barakah. – […]

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Fiqh Us Sunnah On Hajj & Umrah

Chapter One: PILGRIMAGE: A GENERAL DEFINITION, ITS EXCELLENCE AND PREREQUISITES Allah, the Exalted One, says: “The first House (of worship) appointed for men was that at Bakka; (Bakka is one of the names of Makkah) full of blessings and guidance for all kinds of beings: in it are signs manifest (for example), the station of […]

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A Woman’s Guide To Hajj

All praise is due to Allaah. We praise Him, seek His help, and ask His forgiveness. We seek refuge in Allaah from the evil of our souls, and the adverse consequences of our deeds. Whoever Allaah guides, there is none that can misguide him. And whoever He misguides, then none can guide him aright. I […]

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Brief Guide To Hajj & Umrah

InshaAllah what follows is a brief description of the major rites and rituals of Hajj. We have decided to just give an overview and not delve too deeply into the fiqh of the various obligations in order not to cause too much confusion. Again, one should always seek the advice from a qualified scholar for […]

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