Restrictions for a person in the state of Ihraam -II

Clipping nails, shaving, cutting or removing hair: This is restricted regardless of the means with which they are done, and regarding the hair, then the restriction applies whether it is from the head or any other part of the body. Allah Says (what means): "And do not shave your heads until the Hady (offering) reaches [...]

2017-11-04T00:09:29+00:00 November 4th, 2017|Islam|

Restrictions for a person in the state of Ihraam – I

A person in the state of Ihraam is a person who made intention and entered into one of the two sacred rituals, Hajj or 'Umrah, accompanied by the removal of normal clothing and putting on special clothing and then reciting the Talbiyyah. There are certain restrictions that apply to the one who assumes this state. [...]

2017-11-04T00:09:20+00:00 November 4th, 2017|Islam|

How to Perform ‘Umrah’

What is Umrah? In Arabic, the word ‘Umrah is derived from I‘timaar which means a visit. However, ‘Umrah in Islamic terminology, means paying a visit to Ka’bah, performing Tawaaf (circumambulation) around it, walking between Safaa and Marwah seven times. A performer of ‘Umrah puts off his Ihraam by having his hair shaved or cut. ‘Umrah [...]

2017-11-06T17:23:42+00:00 November 4th, 2017|Islam|

The attitude of the Prophet towards his family during Hajj

      There are many examples, which show the Prophet's kindness to his family and relatives. However, it must be emphasized that the Prophet's household shared with the people what they learned from him. 'Aa'ishah, may Allah be pleased with her, was reported to have said to the Prophet : "I have heard what [...]

2017-11-04T00:07:55+00:00 November 4th, 2017|Islam|

The Prophet’s treatment of the people during Hajj

The manner in which the Prophet treated his people during the Hajj is indeed astonishingly magnanimous. He educated and led the masses simultaneously. It is needless to say that his deeds always measured up to his teachings. Every thing he did was an indication of his greatness and nobility. Here are some examples: 1.    Educating [...]

2017-11-04T00:07:45+00:00 November 4th, 2017|Islam|

The Prophet’s acts of worship during Hajj -II

4- Heeding Allah's hudood (limits) Heeding Allah's limits is the highest degree of piety. It is an indication of true belief, and a sign of perfect submission to Allah. The Prophet more than anyone else, was a strict observant of Allah's limits. He was the most devout of all, and used to glorify Allah's sanctities [...]

2017-11-04T00:07:33+00:00 November 4th, 2017|Islam|

The Prophet’s acts of worship during Hajj -I

Introduction Hajj is one of the most prominent forms of worship in Islam. It is an embodiment of true following of the Prophet's example. Unfortunately, it has recently become apparent that too much emphasis is being placed upon rulings pertaining to common mistakes committed by pilgrims during Hajj, and to what validates or invalidates this [...]

2017-11-04T00:07:22+00:00 November 4th, 2017|Islam|

The Prophet’s successful leadership and benevolence during Hajj

Allah, Almighty, gave the Prophet perfect moral values. He therefore fulfilled all the requirements of ideal benevolence and successful leadership. People came to him with open hearts. They raced to perform the Hajj with him when they learned of his intention to perform this important pillar of Islam. Everyone wanted to accompany him and be [...]

2017-11-04T00:07:16+00:00 November 4th, 2017|Islam|
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