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  • Lessons Drawn from the Obligation of Hajj - I

    The days of Hajj passed, its rituals are over and most of the pilgrims returned home, carrying the memories of their journey to the House of Allah The Almighty. However, if the rituals of Hajj are over, its benefits and objectives are not and will never come to an end. A Christian missionary once said: Islam will remain the strong rock that will destroy.. More

  • Lessons Drawn from the Obligation of Hajj - II

    The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, also said: - "All of my Ummah will enter Paradise except those who refuse." It was said, "O Messenger of Allah, who are those who refuse?" He said, "Whoever obeys me will enter Paradise and whoever disobeys me has refused." - "Whoever does any action that is not.. More

  • Contemplations About Hajj - II

    8 - While in Sa'y, contemplate on Hajar, the mother of Ismaa'eel, when she asked her husband Ibraaheem: "Did Allah order you to do this (leaving her and her baby Ismaa'eel in Makkah)? He said: "Yes." Her great response was: "Then He (Allah) will not neglect us!" Think about this great dependence upon Allah when you are in.. More

  • Lessons of the Ten Days of Thul-Hijjah

    The following are some of the deeds that one should be keen on doing at all times and especially in these blessed days: 1) Praying in congregation: prayer is of a great value. The Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, said: "The head of the matter (religion) is Islam, its pillar is the prayer and its highest peak is Jihaad in the Cause of Allah.".. More

  • The Conference Legislated by Allah

    When Muslims sight the crescent of the month of Thul-Hijjah, they leave for the House of Allah from every distant place and remote country. They come on foot, riding camels, by ships and planes in order to witness the divine Islamic conference that Allah has prescribed witnessing once in one's life in order to bring hearts together for His sake, fraternize.. 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

  • What Is After Hajj?

    All praise be to Allah, the Lord of the worlds, and may blessings and peace be upon His honest Messenger. The season of Hajj is a noble season. People during this season are either a pilgrim performing Hajj or one who is not. The pilgrim witnessed the holy sites; he stood at ‘Arafah supplicating Allah Almighty and humbling himself, returned to.. More

  • Story of Pilgrim Who Did Not Perform Hajj

    I recollected the memories of Hajj, ‘Arafat, Muzdalifah, and the farewell Tawaaf (circumambulation)… My imagination wandered to the throwing of pebbles… Suddenly, tears poured from my eyes… These are unforgettable memories… I cannot go for Hajj this year due to some circumstances… I tried to overcome these.. More

  • The Purposes of the Sharee'ah in Hajj

    Allah Almighty did not create us in vain and will not neglect us. Rather, He created us to inhabit the earth and achieve succession on it. This, however, will not be realized unless we become the best Ummah (nation) brought to mankind, and this necessitates purifying the self, which is a persistent enjoiner of evil. The only means to purify the self.. More

  • Points to Ponder on the Origins of the Hajj

    The story of how Hajj first originated is one that is worthy of our concern and attention, a story worthy of remembrance and contemplation whenever people walk between the mounts of As-Safa and Al-Marwah while doing Sa’y, and whenever they drink from the water of Zamzam. Hajj should not be regarded as a mere religious ritual where each generation.. More

  • What After Hajj?

    Allah The Almighty Legislated the acts of worship and obedience for great wisdom and sublime objectives. No wonder, as they strengthen the faith, purify the soul, correct the attitude and refine the morals. If acts of worship did not achieve these objectives, then the Muslim would not benefit from them properly. In such a case, acts of worship might.. More

  • Educational Situations from the School of Hajj - II

    Islamic Monotheism, Following the Sunnah of the Prophet and Unity There are other educational reflections pointed out by Mr. Shaa’i‘ ibn Muhammad Al-Ghubayshi, from the educational supervision center, including: First: Tawheed (to affirm the Oneness of Allah The Almighty): The greatest manifestation of the care for and importance of Tawheed.. More

  • Educational Situations from the School of Hajj - I

    By Khaalid ibn 'Ali Al-Mushayqih At the time the Islamic World is overwhelmed by the bliss of the Hajj days and their rituals Legislated by Allah Almighty, to Purify and Bestow mercy upon His slaves, a lot of people write and talk about faith-related, spiritual, scientific, educational and Jihaad-related reflections, taking various models, ideas and.. More

  • In the Shadow of Hajj

    Allah, the Exalted, Says (what means): {And [mention, O Muhammad] when We designated for Ibrahim (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 [pilgrimage]; they will.. More

  • Great Benefits of a Great Obligation

    Allah The Almighty has sanctified Makkah, protected it and bestowed men, animals and plants with complete security within the borders of its sanctuary. Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {Indeed, the first House (of worship) established for mankind was that at Bakkah (i.e., Makkah) – blessed and a guidance for the worlds. In it are clear signs.. More

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