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  • So that Our Hajj is Accepted

    Allah The Almighty accorded a great reward as an outcome of Hajj Mabroor (accepted), referred to by the statement of His Messenger  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ): “And Hajj Mabroor (that is accepted by Allah) has no reward other than Paradise.” [Al-Bukhari] Hajj Mabroor is such a pilgrimage in which the slave does deeds of righteousness.. More

  • Meanings of Creed as Derived from the Obligation of Hajj - I

    Hajj includes many great meanings, significant wisdom, and many benefits as Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {That they may witness benefits for themselves.} [Quran 22:28] In this article, we will mention a set of meanings of creed and matters concerning the fundamentals of religion, through the obligation of Hajj. First: submission and compliance.. More

  • An Announcement from Allah and His Messenger to the People

    Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {“And [it is] an announcement from Allah The Exalted and His Messenger to the people on the day of the greater pilgrimage…” } [Quran 9:3] The verse implies an injunction that is addressed to all Muslims that they should announce to all the polytheists that Allah The Almighty dissociates Himself.. More

  • Gaining True Benefit from Hajj - I

    Acts of worship in Islam are rites performed by the Muslim that are ordained upon him by his Lord, to which he has to submit and comply with in order to obey the commands of Allah The Almighty and show servitude to Him. Besides, they bear a lot of meanings, establish good morals and produce numerous social benefits that bring about a great deal of good.. More

  • Labbayka Laa Shareeka Lak - I

    Tawheed (to affirm the oneness) of Allah The Almighty, and worshipping Him Alone is the basis of religion, and the centre round which all acts of worship and deeds revolve. It is for the sake of Tawheed that Allah created the creation as He Says (what means): {And I did not create the Jinn and mankind except to worship Me.} [Quran 51:56] According.. More

  • Hajj: Between Obligation and Reality - II

    The obligation of Hajj must be performed according to the authentic Sunnah (tradition) of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, including his deeds and sayings. While they are performing these rituals, pilgrims are required to recall incidents from the life of the prophets and messengers, may Allah exalt their mention, particularly those.. More

  • 'Complete the Hajj and ‘Umrah for Allah'

    Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {“And complete the Hajj or ‘Umrah for Allah…” } [Quran 2:196] Scholars of Tafseer (exegesis) mentioned that this verse was revealed in Al-Hudaybiyah in the sixth year A.H. The polytheists of the Quraysh prevented the Muslims from entering Al-Masijid Al-Haraam to perform ‘Umrah (lesser.. More

  • Hajj: Between Obligation and Reality - I

    The processions of monotheists are making their way to the sacred places to fulfill the obligation of Hajj in compliance with the methodology of the father of prophets and the leader of monotheists, Ibraaheem (Abraham), may Allah exalt his mention. This has been the case since he made the immortal call in response to the command of Allah The Almighty... More

  • 'And Proclaim Hajj To the People'

    Allah The Exalted Says (what means): {“And proclaim to the people the Hajj [pilgrimage]; they will come to you on foot and on every lean camel; they will come from every deep and distant path.”} [Quran 22:27] The Arabic word that was used in the verse is “Aththin” which means to proclaim loudly and thus the call to prayer is.. More

  • Gaining True Benefit from Hajj - II

    Allah The Almighty says (what means): {That they may witness benefits for themselves.} [Quran 22:28] This statement, with what it contains of Divine Instructions, includes the following points: · First: When Allah The Almighty enjoined Hajj as shown in His statement (which means): {That they may witness benefits for themselves} [Quran 22:28].. More

  • A piece about Hajj experience

    This is a piece about my Hajj experience for 2006. I am not trying to write about how to do Hajj and I will explain this as I write. Firstly I would like to express my personal and sincerest gratitude to some of the people who made my Hajj possible and a success. To my wife who stood beside me in every decision that I made from the time we made.. More

  • The First Ten Days of Thul-Hijjah

    The virtues of the first ten days of Thul-Hijjah: Ibn ‘Abbaas, may Allah be pleased with him and his father, narrated that the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: "No good deeds done on any other days are superior to those done on these days (first ten days of Thul-Hijjah).” Some of his companions asked, “Not.. More

  • Aims of ‘Eed

    The established and unchanging norms of Allah with respect to His creation necessitate that the events of life should not remain on the same mode and be monotonous; on the contrary, the established ways to which both life and the living have been predisposed by nature necessitate variation and change. Thus, ‘Eed has been prescribed to meet the.. More

  • Best Planner

    As we look over the crowds at Hajj, we are overwhelmed by the numbers of people that have come here to worship Allah. Throughout Hajj, we find ourselves similarly overwhelmed by the sheer number of lessons that we have learned on our journey - lessons of patience, of compassion, of humility. Every corner you turn, every spot you can find to sit (if.. More

  • Hajj is a Season of Da‘wah (Islamic Propagation)

    Da‘wah is one of the greatest righteous deeds since it has great benefits and interest for both the Daa‘iyah (caller to Allah) and the people whom he is calling to Allah - the society, the nation and all of mankind. Allah The Exalted praises those who call people to Him as He Says (what means): {And who is better in speech than one who invites.. More

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