There are 79 articles

  • Effect of Hajj on Perfecting Tawheed

    Every year, the Islamic Ummah (nation) lives this blessed season and these special days which combine between the honor of place and time. It is the occasion of Hajj to the Sacred House of Allah The Almighty. Pilgrims, the guests of Allah, from all corners of the earth come together hoping to attain the Forgiveness and Pleasure of Allah The Almighty... More

  • Hajj: A Season for Enjoining Good and Forbidding Evil - II

    Violations of the rules of Sharee’ah (Islamic law) differ according to their degree; some of them imply Shirk (polytheism), some lead to it, others imply failure to do what ought to be done, i.e. neglect in carrying out acts of worship, and others constitute errors in the rituals of Hajj. This is a brief account of these violations of Sharee’ah.. More

  • Hajj: A Season for Enjoining Good and Forbidding Evil-I

    People come from all over the world to Al-Masjid Al-Haraam during the Hajj. They visit the House of Allah The Almighty with hearts throbbing with yearning and longing. However, anyone who observes these pilgrims would find that many of them commit grave violations of the rules of Sharee’ah (Islamic law). We are sure that these pilgrims commit.. More

  • Secrets and Targets of Hajj

    Allah The Almighty Has Legislated acts of worship and rituals for great wisdom and important purposes. These acts of worship purify the souls and hearts and bring the slave closer to Allah The Almighty. There are common meanings that are shared by all acts of worship, while there are other specific ones that are peculiar to every act of worship. One.. More

  • Encouragement to Perform Hajj - I

    O people, fear Allah The Almighty and perform the obligations that Allah The Almighty has enjoined upon you, one of the most important among which is performing Hajj to His House whenever you can afford to do so. Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {And [due] to Allah from the people is a pilgrimage to the House - for whoever is able to find thereto.. More

  • Lessons from the First Ten Days of Thul-Hijjah... Paradise Is Valuable

    Praise be to Allah Almighty, and may the peace and blessings of Allah be upon the most honorable of Prophets and Messengers. The seasons of goodness are great opportunities for seeking provision for the Hereafter and doing the deeds that bring one closer to Allah Almighty: 1 – To make much more of voluntary deeds: it is one of the best acts.. More

  • The Day of ‘Arafah

    The blessed ten days of Thul-Hijjah are honored and distinguished with the Day of ‘Arafah. Indeed the Day of ‘Arafah is one of the greatest days in the sight of Allah The Exalted, a day when Allah The Almighty forgives sins and wrongdoings, fulfills supplications and boasts of His slaves to the inhabitants of Heaven. Additionally, the blessed.. More

  • Hajj: A Means of Affirming Tawheed

    Allah The Almighty commanded His Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, Saying (what means): {Say, "Indeed, my prayer, my rites of sacrifice, my living and my dying are for Allah, Lord of the worlds. No partner has He. And this I have been commanded, and I am the first [among you] of the Muslims.} [Quran 6:162-163] There is absolutely.. More

  • Hajj: Benefits in the World and the Hereafter

    The individual benefits of Hajj are undeniable and indisputable, for Hajj purifies souls, frees them from the factors that cause weakness and refines them by its insistence upon quitting sins and misdeeds and enabling a person to taste the pleasure of being near Allah The Almighty and privately supplicating to and praising Him at the places He Himself.. More

  • Hajj is a Reflection of the Ummah‎

    One of the advantages of a mirror is that it reflects the reality of things clearly and precisely. A person who has a mirror takes care to keep it clean and shiny so that when he looks in the mirror, if he were to see anything amiss such as dirty clothes or the like, he would know that the mirror has nothing to do with this as it is just reflects reality... More

  • Discovering the Bounties of Hajj - II

    … Continued In brief, Allah The Almighty has completed the religion by the Noble Quran and the exegesis of his Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam. Thus, whatever is authentically reported of his exegesis cannot be replaced by another and what comes after his Sunnah (Prophetic tradition) is a light that can be taken as guidance in.. More

  • Discovering the Bounties of Hajj - I

    Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {Indeed, the first House [of worship] established for mankind was that at Makkah - blessed and a guidance for the worlds. In it are clear signs [such as] the standing place of Abraham. And whoever enters it shall be safe. And [due] to Allah from the people is a pilgrimage to the House - for whoever is able.. More

  • If Only We Understood Hajj!

    When I was very young, at the end of every Thursday I would stand with the other children at the outskirts of our village waiting for the people returning from the weekly market carrying their goods after a long day of buying and selling. Some people had profited and become joyous, whereas others had incurred loss and returned miserable. Today, decades.. More

  • Hajj to the House: Virtues and Secrets - II

    … Continued From the virtues of Hajj: Islam states that a person is rewarded in accordance to the hardship he undergoes, and thus, since Hajj is one of the hardest acts of worship, it has a great reward, high position and several virtues. The virtues of Hajj include: 1- Entering Paradise is the reward of a valid and accepted Hajj: Abu Hurayrah,.. More

  • Hajj to the House: Virtues and Secrets - I

    It is a sign of the infinite mercy of Allah The Almighty towards His slaves that He has legislated for them several acts of obedience, opened the gates of mercy before them, encouraged them to attain His reward and invited them to draw closer to Him. When they do so, in turn, He will love them, and if He loves a slave, He will become his hearing with.. More

Hajj virtues