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?
Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 Hasten for Hajj – it’s Obligatory It is Shaytan who discourages a person from hastening to do good. People delay the obligation of Hajj until they have attained old age. Who has guaranteed you that you will live that long? Who has guaranteed you that if you… Continue reading Pearls of Peace from Juz 5
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7 | Part 8 | Part 9 | Part 10 | Part 11 | Part 12 | Part 13 | Part 14 We all deeply desire to visit the House of Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala and every believer yearns to perform the major and minor pilgrimage (Hajj and ‘Umrah). During the month of Ramadan, when the reward of every act of worship increases,… Continue reading Ramadan and Minor Pilgrimage (Umrah)
Keep your luggage minimum so that you are not loaded with unnecessary things. Small Travel Pouch A small, sturdy fabric pouch that you can wear firmly around your waist. It is best to keep it under your ihraam since theft is unfortunately rampant during the Hajj journey. Keep your most important documents here, including: 1. Airplane… Continue reading Preparing for Hajj – the Hajj Suitcase
The pilgrim who enters ihraam for Hajj or ‘Umrah has to do the following: 1. He has to adhere to that which Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala has enjoined of religious laws, such as praying on time in congregation. 2. He has to avoid all that Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala has forbidden of obscene and immoral speech and… Continue reading The Dos and Don’ts of Hajj
Hajj is one of the best acts of worship. It is one of the pillars of Islam with which Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala sent Muhammad salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam and without which a person’s religious commitment is incomplete. Worship cannot bring a person closer to Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala and cannot be accepted unless it… Continue reading Description of Hajj [Part 1]