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?
When a Muslim realizes the essence of Hajj as well as the rationales and secrets behind it, this qualifies him to perform a valid and accepted Hajj. This is similar to humbleness in prayer. A person who has greater humility in prayer, his prayer is more likely to be accepted. The same applies to Hajj. The more a pilgrim… Continue reading Realizing the Essence and Purpose 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]