Common Mistakes During Hajj

Common Mistakes During Hajj: In Aqeedah (the Muslim’s Belief) Many pilgrims when they travel to Madinah they pray to the graves. They make du’a to Rasul Allah (Sal Allahu alayhi wa Sallam). This could not only ruin their Hajj, it could nullify their Islam. Do not rub graves for barakah. Do not make du’a to…

The Performance of Umrah

Recommendations for Travelers to Umrah Before Departure:Call the respective airline to request any special needs to ease your travel. It is suggested to reconfirm your reservation at least three days before departure. Make three copies of ALL OF YOUR TRAVEL DOCUMENTS including your tickets. Keep  one copy of your travel documents in your carry-on bag,…

Fiqh of Hajj for Women

Should a woman shower upon entering the Meeqaat It is equally part of the Sunnah for a woman to shower before Ihraam just as it is for a man. In fact, in the case of women who at the time may be experiencing Hayd or Nifaas, there is specific proof that she should take this…

The Performance of Hajj

There are three methods of performing Hajj Hajj al-Tamatt’u (interrupted) Hajj al-Qiran (combined) Hajj al-Ifrad (single) Hajj al-Tamett’uThis means entering into Ihram for Umrah during the months of Hajj, i.e., the months of Shawwal, Dhul-Q’idah and the first ten days of Dhul-Hijjah. The relaxation of Ihram between Ummrah and Hajj. Ihram is renewed on the…

Ayat, Hadiths & Supplications Related to Hajj & Umrah

Ayat About Hajj  [2:125] We have rendered the shrine (the Ka`aba) a focal point for the people, and a safe sanctuary. You may use Abraham’s shrine as a prayer house. We commissioned Abraham and Ismail: “You shall purify My house for those who visit, those who live there, and those who bow and prostrate.”  [2:158]…

History of Hajj

Prophet Ibraheem’s (AS) Legacy Hajj demonstrates the essence of Islam, which is the belief in ONE GOD. All the ceremonies a pilgrim performs, all the places through which he/she goes during Hajj reminds him/her of a great deal of history of this belief, Tawheed (Islamic Monotheism). An inherent part of the history of Tawheed is…