Dhul Hijjah · Hajj · Islamic Months

Making Du’as on the Day of ‘Arafah

It was narrated that ‘Aa’ishah radhiAllahu 'anha said: The Messenger of Allah salAllahu 'alayhi wa sallam said, “There is no day on which Allah ransoms more of His slaves from the Fire than the Day of ‘Arafah. He draws close then He boasts about them before the angels and says, ‘What do these people want?’” [Muslim]  It… Continue reading Making Du’as on the Day of ‘Arafah

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Hajj · Islamic Months

Labbayk Allahumma Labbayk – What Does it Mean?

Praise be to Allah Hajj is the symbol of Tawheed [the Oneness of Allah] from the first moment the pilgrim enters ihraam. Jabir ibn ‘Abdullah radhiAllahu 'anhu said, describing the Hajj of the Prophet salAllahu 'alayhi wa sallam, “Then he started to say the words of Tawheed, 'Labbayk Allahumma labbayk, labbayka laa shareeka laka labbayk. Inna al-hamd… Continue reading Labbayk Allahumma Labbayk – What Does it Mean?

Articles · Chasing Jannah · Islamic Months · Ramadan

Moving Forward After Ramadan: Self-Improvement

[Adapted from the lecture of Sheikh Yaser Birjas] The blessed month of Ramadan has come to its end. What are our next plans? Are we going to take the road less traveled or regress and return to our pre-Ramadan state? Every year we upgrade our technological devices. No one wants to buy the outdated model… Continue reading Moving Forward After Ramadan: Self-Improvement