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  • 'We Ransomed Him with a Great Sacrifice'

    The Messengers and Prophets of Allah The Exalted are the best of creatures. Allah The Exalted chose them and rendered them role models for us to follow on their footsteps. Among the Prophets who were mentioned many times in the Noble Quran is Ibraaheem  may  Allaah  exalt  his  mention. He is the father of all the Prophets, the Imam (leader) of monotheists.. More

  • The Virtues of the First Ten Days of Thul-Hijjah

    Ibn ‘Abbaas, may Allaah be pleased with them, reported that the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: “'There are no days in which righteous deeds are more beloved to Allah than these ten days.' The people asked, 'Not even Jihaad for the Sake of Allah?' He replied: 'Not even Jihaad for the Sake of Allah, except for the case.. More

  • The Best Supplication Is That of the Day of ‘Arafah

    Hajj is (standing at) ‘Arafah. Allah The Almighty frees far more people from Hell on the Day of 'Arafah than on any other day. Allah The Almighty comes closer this day and proudly Says to the angels: “What do these people want and seek?” The best supplication is that of the Day of ‘Arafah. The best supplication said by the.. More

  • ‎‎‎‎‎Blessings of the First Ten Days of Thul-Hijjah‎‎‎‎‎

    ‎‎‎‎‎‎Allah The Almighty has decreed upon Himself Mercy and distributed it among His slaves. Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {…but My Mercy encompasses all things….} [Quran 7:156] Out of His Mercy, Allah The Almighty granted us seasons where good deeds are multiplied, ranks are elevated and one can regain.. More

  • Thoughts from ‘Arafah

    By: Ahmad ibn Muhammad Hasabo O ‘Arafah! O symbol of the Muslim nation, many are the crowds that stood on your grounds; many are the tears that were shed on your sands; many are the people that got acquainted on your lands; many are the races that blended within your borders; many are the humble whose supplications were answered; and many are.. More

  • Rulings for Women on Hajj and ‘Umrah

    It is a communal obligation upon the whole Ummah to perform Hajj annually to the Sacred House of Allah The Almighty. Hajj is obligatory once in the lifetime of every Muslim who meets the conditions of Hajj. The extra times will be considered voluntary Hajj. Hajj is one of the pillars of Islam and the share of woman in Jihaad. ‘Aa’ishah,.. More

  • Effect of Hajj on Perfecting Tawheed

    Every year, the Islamic Ummah (nation) lives this blessed season and these special days which combine between the honor of place and time. It is the occasion of Hajj to the Sacred House of Allah The Almighty. Pilgrims, the guests of Allah, from all corners of the earth come together hoping to attain the Forgiveness and Pleasure of Allah The Almighty... More

  • Hajj: A Season for Enjoining Good and Forbidding Evil - II

    Violations of the rules of Sharee’ah (Islamic law) differ according to their degree; some of them imply Shirk (polytheism), some lead to it, others imply failure to do what ought to be done, i.e. neglect in carrying out acts of worship, and others constitute errors in the rituals of Hajj. This is a brief account of these violations of Sharee’ah.. More

  • Hajj: A Season for Enjoining Good and Forbidding Evil-I

    People come from all over the world to Al-Masjid Al-Haraam during the Hajj. They visit the House of Allah The Almighty with hearts throbbing with yearning and longing. However, anyone who observes these pilgrims would find that many of them commit grave violations of the rules of Sharee’ah (Islamic law). We are sure that these pilgrims commit.. More

  • Secrets and Targets of Hajj

    Allah The Almighty Has Legislated acts of worship and rituals for great wisdom and important purposes. These acts of worship purify the souls and hearts and bring the slave closer to Allah The Almighty. There are common meanings that are shared by all acts of worship, while there are other specific ones that are peculiar to every act of worship. One.. More

  • Encouragement to Perform Hajj - I

    O people, fear Allah The Almighty and perform the obligations that Allah The Almighty has enjoined upon you, one of the most important among which is performing Hajj to His House whenever you can afford to do so. Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {And [due] to Allah from the people is a pilgrimage to the House - for whoever is able to find thereto.. More

  • People's Attitude in their Reception of Ramadan

    In their reception of Ramadan people are divided into two categories: The first category: Those who are happy with this month and feel quite pleased with its coming for the following reasons: A- They are used to fasting and have trained themselves to stand it. It is one of the reasons why the sunnah recommends voluntary fasting, like fasting Mondays.. More

  • Understanding the Rites of ‘Eed Al-Adh-ha - II

    Sacrifice on behalf of the dead is of three types: The first type is when the sacrifice is slaughtered on behalf of people who are alive. For instance, a man might slaughter a sacrifice for himself and his family including the dead among them, as the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, used to slaughter a sacrifice and say that it is for.. More

  • Understanding the Rites of ‘Eed Al-Adh-ha - I

    During the first ten days of Thul-Hijjah, the Islamic Ummah lives through great days and virtuous nights that are full of the remembrance of Allah The Almighty and praising Him. Pilgrims go to Makkah individually and in groups from all over the world by air, sea and land. They represent a great scene of servitude to Allah The Almighty as pilgrims.. More

  • ‎The Relationship Between ‘Aqeedah and Sacrifice‎

    The act of offering a sacrifice (i.e., slaughtering an animal) has a great status in the Quran and the Sunnah (tradition) of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, in both his sayings and deeds. ‎This is because it is one of the greatest forms of servitude which is highly appreciated by Allah The Almighty. ‎ Slaughtering a sacrificial.. More