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  • Righteous Deeds with the Same Reward as Hajj and ‘Umrah – III

    … Continued Al-Haafith Ibn Rajab  may  Allaah  have  mercy  upon  him said, “O brothers, if you were prevented from performing Hajj this year, turn inward and exercise self-restraint.” If you are prevented from performing the Hajj rituals, you can still shed remorseful tears for your sins; this is like the shedding of blood i.e., when.. More

  • Righteous Deeds with the Same Reward as Hajj and ‘Umrah - II

    … Continued 3) Performing the Fajr prayer in congregation and staying in the mosque until sunrise to perform the Dhuha prayer: Another righteous deed that substitutes for Hajj and ‘Umrah is performing the Fajr prayer in congregation and staying in the mosque, reciting Thikr until sunrise to perform the Dhuha prayer. The Prophet, sallallaahu.. More

  • Righteous Deeds with the Same Reward as Hajj and ‘Umrah - I

    There are several righteous deeds that may substitute for Hajj and ‘Umrah, for those who cannot afford to perform them. Some of these deeds are: 1) Reciting Thikr after the five daily prayers: Abu Hurayrah, may Allaah be pleased with him, narrated that a group of destitute people came to the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, and.. More

  • Hajj and Inner Peace - III

    … Continued Repentance entails true knowledge and overwhelming faith and certainty in the heart. If a believer's repentance is complete, his heart is pained and grieves over the sins and misdeeds that he committed. The Muslim fully believes that Allah The Almighty accepts repentance and forgives sins, and that Allah The Exalted fulfills His.. More

  • Hajj and Inner Peace - I

    When Allah The Almighty bestows upon a believing slave the blessing of calling him to perform the obligation of Hajj, this slave who loves Allah The Exalted feels an overwhelming happiness, combined with awe and humble submission. He is conscious of the great responsibility that he should assume and the trust that must be discharged. He prostrates in.. More

  • The Emotional Dimension of Hajj - III

    … Continued Making an idol representing Allah The Almighty is not the same as making a statue of a human being. Those who carve a statue of someone must have seen him or at least seen a picture of him. However, no sculptor can ever claim that he has seen Allah The Almighty. Those who carve idols, claiming they represent Allah The Almighty, are.. More

  • The Emotional Dimension of Hajj - II

    … Continued Allah The Exalted arranged the answer to this question in the form of "the symbols of Allah The Almighty". Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {Indeed, as-Safa and al-Marwah are among the symbols of Allah. So whoever makes Hajj to the House or performs ‘Umrah - there is no blame upon him for walking between them... More

  • The Emotional Dimension of Hajj - I

    Allah The Almighty Says in the Noble Quran (what means): {And I did not create the jinn and mankind except to worship Me.} [Quran 51:56] We know from this that the tendency to worship Allah The Almighty is an innate part of the human soul. Man does not worship Allah The Almighty merely by observing creation around him; rather, his natural disposition.. More

  • Longing for Hajj and Preparing Early for it - II

    How does man show his longing for Allah The Exalted and for His House, and not think that there is no obstacle that may prevent him from reaching this House that Allah The Almighty cannot remove? Or that any impediments will be lifted from his way by Allah The Generous and The Omnipotent? Or that Allah The Almighty will eliminate these obstacles and.. More

  • Longing for Hajj and Preparing Early for it - I

    The preparation for Hajj is among the important issues linked to Ramadan. We should make an early start in order to get ready for it so that Allah The Almighty may guide us to perform Hajj to His Sacred House. Just as one should get ready for Ramadan in order to attain the mercy and forgiveness of Allah The Exalted and to be saved from Hell in this.. More

  • Hajj: An Invaluable Da'wah Opportunity - III

    … Continued Whoever is able to coordinate with the callers to Allah The Almighty should coordinate with those in charge of delegations by preparing educational lectures for them as well as lessons in religious knowledge for some scholars and callers to Allah The Almighty. By doing so, he will be a source of goodness and a torch of guidance.. More

  • Hajj: An Invaluable Da'wah Opportunity - II

    … Continued Imagine if this great season and such a large gathering of people were available to the Christians; do you suppose they would neglect it like us? Imagine that the Shiites were responsible for this event, would they act without purpose and collective efforts as we do? Imagine that the Sufis were responsible for this occasion, would.. More

  • Hajj and Spiritual Discipline-II

    … Continued Hajj is a temporary desertion of life and its pleasures: During Hajj, the pilgrim abandons his regular food and drink and makes do with whatever is easily available, without putting himself to extra hardship or trouble. He also frees himself from the dominance of his usual habits with regard to food, drink and sleep. Many Muslims.. More

  • Hajj and Spiritual Discipline-I

    Spiritual discipline is a means to regulate and develop the spirit that Allah The Almighty breathed into man. Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {And when I have proportioned him and breathed into him of My [created] spirit, then fall down to him in prostration.}[Quran 15: 28] It was narrated that Ibn Mas‘ood, may Allah be pleased with him,.. More

  • Hajj: An Invaluable Da'wah Opportunity-I

    Dear readers, Let us take a look at the following figures: The number of workers who are engaged in cleaning services at the sacred sites during Hajjis more than 22,000 workers. Officials deserve praise for recruiting such a large number of workers, since taking care of the cleanliness of the sacred sites is a very important matter, so that pilgrims.. More

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