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  • Description of Hajj Rites

    In the forenoon of the eighth day of Thul-Hijjah (Tarwiyah Day), the pilgrim who is performing Tamattu‘ Hajj should reassume his state of Ihraam (sacral state) from the place where he is stationed, by bathing, applying perfume and then wearing Ihraam clothes as he has previously done when performing ‘Umrah (lesser pilgrimage). Then, he should.. More

  • Ifraad Hajj

    * The pilgrim commences the state of Ihraam (sacral state) with the intention of performing Hajj, saying, “Labbayka ‎Hajjan (Here I am O Allah -- in response to ‎Your call -- performing ‎Hajj).” Upon arrival in Makkah, the pilgrim performs “Arrival Tawaaf” (circumambulation), then if he wishes to perform Sa‘y.. More

  • ‘Eed Prayers

    ‘Eed prayer is one of the public rites of Islam and it is connected with two great acts of worship: Fasting and Hajj. During this prayer, the Muslims gather saying Allahu Akbar (Allah Is The Greatest) La Ilaaha illa Allah (there is none worthy of worship except Allah) and showing happiness with the bounty of Allah The Almighty after worshipping.. More

  • Description of ‘Umrah Rites

    It is an act of Sunnah (tradition) for the person intending to perform 'Umrah (lesser pilgrimage) to bathe and clean himself upon reaching the Meeqaat (boundary). He also should perfume his body, head, and beard. Bathing for Ihraam (sacral state) is an act of Sunnah for both men and women, including menstruating women and those experiencing postnatal.. More

  • Rulings Related to Visiting the Prophet’s Mosque - II

    A Summary of Important Information that the Slave of Allah should Know: First: The greatest obligatory duty on the Muslims is to worship Allah, who has no partner, Alone. In confirmation of this, Allah The Almighty Says (what means): * {And I did not create the jinn and mankind except to worship Me.} [Quran 51:56] * {And We certainly sent into.. More

  • Rulings Related to Visiting the Prophet’s Mosque - I

    The rulings related to visiting and performing prayer in Al-Masjid An-Nabawi are unknown to a lot of people, and many of them, during their stay in Madeenah, fall into some violations of the Sharee‘ah. For this reason, this treatise is concerned with a clarification of those rulings and a warning against these violations according to what is authentical.. More

  • Hajj on Behalf of Others

    The Islamic Sharee‘ah is a straightforward and easy system of laws in which there are no complications. It is the Sharee‘ah of moderation in all matters. The Islamic Sharee‘ah brought to humanity what would perfectly maintain their affairs in this life and in the Hereafter without excess or negligence, and without extremism or fanaticism;.. More

  • “Do It Now - and There is No Harm [in Doing So]”

    Hajj differs from other acts of worship in some Fiqh (jurisprudence) related rules. It is known that leaving an obligation or a pillar in an act of worship deliberately nullifies it, whereas in Hajj it is different. When an obligatory ritual or a pillar is missed, Hajj does not become invalid, even if this was done deliberately. However, leaving such.. More

  • The Debtor’s Pilgrimage

    The rulings of this blessed Sharee‘ah are very simple, and one of its characteristics is that it removes difficulty, as Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {...And [He] has not placed upon you in the religion any difficulty....} [Quran 22:78] The Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: “Religion is very easy, and.. More

  • Fawaat and Ihsaar in Hajj

    Fawaat Fawaat literally means to miss something. In the context of Hajj, Fawaat means missing the act of staying in ‘Arafah. A pilgrim who failed to stay in ‘Arafah during the daytime or nighttime of the day of ‘Arafah until the dawn of the day of An-Nahr (the tenth of Thul-Hijjah) has come, has missed Hajj. It was narrated that Jaabir,.. More

  • The Rulings of Udh-hiyah (the ‘Eed Sacrifice)

    Udh-hiyah is one of the great rituals of Islam. It is also one of the greatest acts of obedience which bring one closer to Allah The Almighty. It is a sign of sincere worship to Allah The Almighty and obedience to His commands and prohibitions. This is the rationale behind prescribing Udh-hiyah in Islam. The scholars mentioned the rulings relevant to.. More

  • Points of Caution for Pilgrims - V

    72) According to the preponderant view, the rulings regarding the Sutrah are the same whether in Al-Masjid Al-Haraam or any other place. If passing before a praying person in other places is forbidden, then the prohibition is worthier to be applied in this Holy Mosque. It has also been proven that using the Sutrah there is the tradition of the Companions,.. More

  • Points of Caution for Pilgrims - IV

    55) Many pilgrims nowadays go to an extreme in asking others to do the stoning for them, without a valid reason; this is wrong. If one, whether a man or a woman, fears overcrowding, he or she may go to throw the pebbles at times when there are not as many people, such as during the night. 56) [Following] the sequence in throwing the pebbles at the.. More

  • Points of Caution for Pilgrims - III

    38) The sequence of these rituals is the Sunnah of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam. Nevertheless, a pilgrim is not blameworthy if he does not follow this exact order, as when one performs Tawaaf before shaving, shaves before throwing pebbles or does Sa’y before Tawaaf, etc. It was narrated on the authority of ‘Abdullah ibn.. More

  • Points of Caution for Pilgrims - II

    14) Whoever travels to Jeddah without prior intention of performing ‘Umrah or was hesitant about the matter and then, while in the city, decided on doing it, is required to start Ihraam from his current location, because that is where he made the intention. Therefore, he becomes like the inhabitants of Jeddah who start their Ihraam from their.. More

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