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How to do Hajj

Free Downloads on How to Do Hajj  Sheikh Muhammad Nasiruddeen al-Albaani was one of the foremost scholars of this era with classic works on hadeeth. We have selected two of his books related to Hajj and Umrah for you. Just click on the pdf icon or title to open a…

Hajj Traditions from Abraham

Abrahamic Traditions in Hajj  Many of the traditions associated with Islam and in particular the Hajj date back to Prophet Abraheem (Abraham). Some of these traditions are: Tawaaf The act of Tawaaf or circumambulation around the kabah, which is the first place of worship and originally dates all the way…

Umrah

What is Umrah? The Umrah (Arabic: عمرة‎‎) also anglicized as ‘Umrah or Umraah, is described as the "lesser pilgrimage" to Makkah, Saudi Arabia, can be performed any time of the year, in contrast to the Hajj, which can only be done on its prescribed day and at its prescribed time.…

What is Ihram

Ihram Ihram (إحرام), also anglicized and iḥrām or ihraam, is, a state of being, that is mental, physical and spiritual. The person intending to undertake the major pilgrimage (Hajj) or the minor pilgrimage (Umrah), must first enter the state of Ihram. The person who has entered into a state of…

The Purpose of Hajj

The Purpose of Hajj The purpose of the Hajj is to answer the call of Allah (سبحانه و تعالى‎) when he commanded Prophet Ibraheem (عليه السلام) to make the call: “And proclaim to mankind the Hajj (pilgrimage). They will come to you on foot and on every lean camel, they will…

Types of Hajj

Types of Hajj There are three forms of Hajj: Hajj At-Tamattu': This is where a pilgrim assumes Ihraam for ‘Umrah only, during the months of Hajj, which means that when he reaches Makkah, he makes Tawaaf and Sa'i for ‘Umrah. Then he shaves or clips his hair and exits the…

The Blessings of Hajj

The Blessings of Hajj For the Hajji, the pilgrim undertaking the Hajj, the blessing are many. We know it is one of the best deeds a person can do, it removes sins and purifies you, it creates piety and humbleness within a person and it builds your character, teaching you…

Pillar 5 - Hajj

Pillar 5 - Hajj The word Hajj, linguistically, means “to set out”, "to intend a journey", “to make pilgrimage”, or “journey to a high destination”; in Islamic terminology, it implies heading to Makkah to observe the rituals of pilgrimage. The Hajj is the fifth Pillar of Islam and it is…
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