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  • The Story of Hajj - I

    Ibn ‘Abbaas  may  Allaah  be  pleased  with  him said, “The first lady to use a girdle was the mother of Ismaa’eel  may  Allaah  exalt  his  mention. She used a girdle so she could hide her tracks from Sarah. Ibraaheem  may  Allaah  exalt  his  mention brought her and her son, a suckling baby, Ismaa’eel  may  Allaah  exalt  his  mention to.. More

  • The Merits of Hajj

    Among the blessings of Allah The Almighty upon His slaves is that He ordained for them acts of worship that can reform their souls, like Salah (prayer), Zakah (obligatory alms), fasting, Hajj (major pilgrimage) and other such deeds which nurture and purify individuals in all aspects. Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {…Allah does not intend.. More

  • Extra Virtues if the Day of Arafah Falls on a Friday

    The day of ‘Arafah precedes Yawm An-Nahr (the Day of Sacrifice), and involves standing before, and supplicating and repenting to Allah. Tawaaf (circumambulation of the Ka’bah) after standing on ‘Arafat is called ‘the Visiting Tawaaf’ because, having been purified of their sins, Allah The Almighty permitted the people to.. More

  • Virtue of the Days of At-Tashreeq - III

    … Continued The person who slaughters such submissive animals that remember Allah The Almighty and consumes their meat to gain strength to disobey Allah The Almighty, and forgets to remember Him, has reversed the right norms and denied the favors of Allah The Almighty. This makes these animals better than him and more submissive to their Lord... More

  • Virtue of the Days of At-Tashreeq - II

    … Continued The Most Favorable Thikr in the Days of At-Tashreeq: On these blessed days, it is affirmed to make Takbeer after every obligatory prayer, and the unrestricted Takbeer at all times until sunset of the 13th of Thul-Hijjah, and this applies to pilgrims and others as well. ‘Umar, may Allaah be pleased with him, used to make Takbeer.. More

  • Hajj: A Training School for Sound Morals – III

    … Continued Piety combines all sorts of goodness and the guide to every righteous act. Allah The Almighty accepts the deeds of the pious people and He guides them and sets right their conditions. Whoever wears the garment of piety will realize goodness and achieve happiness. Whoever takes off the garment of piety is outcast. Piety drives the.. More

  • Hajj: A Training School for Sound Morals – II

    … Continued Pardon and forgiveness are among the benefits of Hajj: Hajj is a school for teaching pardon and forgiveness. Some clashes often happen in times of crowdedness that require good behavior. Hajj disciplines and trains the pilgrims to control themselves when they are angry and to say only good words. Allah The Almighty Says (what.. More

  • Hajj: A Training School for Sound Morals - I

    Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {And [mention, O Muhammad], when We Designated for Ibraaheem (Abraham) the site of the House, [saying], "Do not associate anything with Me and purify My House for those who perform Tawaaf and those who stand [in prayer] and those who bow and prostrate." And proclaim to the people the Hajj; they will.. More

  • The Shining Aspects of Hajj - II

    In Chapter Al-Baqarah, Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {Hajj is [during] well-known months, so whoever has made Hajj obligatory upon himself therein [by entering the state of Ihraam], there is [to be for him] no sexual relations and no disobedience and no disputing during Hajj. And whatever good you do - Allah Knows it. And take provisions, but.. More

  • The Shining Aspects of Hajj - I

    The two testimonies of faith as well as other rituals that constitute the five pillars of Islam are the basis on which all other religious obligations depend to form the edifice of Islam with a strong structure and firm foundation. One's righteous deeds are not accepted unless they are based on the five pillars of Islam. Allah The Almighty has imposed.. More

  • The Lasting Fruits of Hajj

    What next, after Hajj has ended and the pilgrims have returned? What lies after the end of the first ten days of Thul-Hijjah and the great Day of ‘Arafah? What next, after offering the Udh-hiyyah (sacrificial animal slaughtered on the Day of ‘Eed Al-Adh-ha), following the Sunnah (tradition) of Prophet Ibraaheem, may Allaah exalt his mention,.. More

  • Hajj: Obtaining Benefits of this World and the Hereafter

    For the true Muslim, this life is no more than a passage to the Hereafter, and the Muslim only needs this life to achieve his ultimate purpose, which is success in the Hereafter. In this sense, the Muslim should not isolate himself from the rest of the world to live in a distant corner or in a shell; rather, he should interact and live his life to use.. More

  • Hajj and Its Influence on Boosting Faith

    Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam and it is obligatory for every Muslim who has the physical and financial ability, as 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 a way….} [Quran 3:97] The rituals of Hajj have a great influence on.. More

  • Hajj: A Once in a Lifetime Obligation

    Acts of worship vary in relation to time. An act of worship is either an annual obligation such as fasting the month of Ramadan, or a weekly obligation such as the Friday prayer, or a daily obligation such as the five prayers, or it is obligatory only once in a lifetime, and that is Hajj. When a person tries to figure out the reasons behind imposing.. More

  • Encouragement to Perform Hajj - II

    Being physically able means that the Muslim is able to travel to the Sacred House without difficulty. If he cannot travel to the House or can only reach it with severe difficulty like a sick person or an elderly person; in such a case, if there is no hope of recovery from his sickness he should authorize a relative or someone to perform Hajj or ‘Umrah.. More

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