Hajj in Islam

by Maulana Wahiduddin Khan It is incumbent upon Muslims to perform Haj, at least once in a lifetime, as long as they possess the means. As is clear from the following excerpts from the Quran and Hadiths, Haj is one important pillar among the five foundation pillars of Islam. “Pilgrimage to the House is a [...]

2017-10-28T15:42:00+00:00 October 28th, 2017|Hajj|

Hajj – Q&A by CAIR

Each year in the 12th month of the Islamic calendar,  Muslims in America and around the world begin observing activities associated with the annual Hajj, or pilgrimage to Mecca. Hajj is one of the "five pillars" of the Islamic faith. (The other "pillars" include a declaration of faith, daily prayers, offering regular charity, and fasting [...]

2017-10-28T15:42:00+00:00 October 28th, 2017|Hajj|

Baca is Mecca

The word Baca appears in The Bible in Psalms 84:6 as well as The Holy Quran in verse 3:96. Baca (in Psalms) or Bakka (in Quran) refers to Mecca (Makkah, Saudi Arabia) where the first house of worship on earth was appointed by God for human beings. This house is the Holy Kabah to which [...]

2017-10-28T15:42:00+00:00 October 28th, 2017|Hajj|

Peace and Jihad in Islam

A short text that discusses the various facets of "Jihãd" according to the Qur'an, and addresses the issues raised by critics who quote Qur'anic verses to argue that Islam is intrinsically non-peaceful. ***** (This book is an expanded version of the talk given on the “Islam in Focus” TV program of October 2001) ******* Introduction [...]

2017-10-28T12:38:58+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Hajj|

The Islamic Perspective Of The Beard

   Preface Islam is a religion that has a culturally diverse composition. Believers belong to many racial and regional groups bound together by essential beliefs and practices. Many of these are clearly indicated and detailed in the source material for Islamic behaviour, the Holy Qur'an and the Sunnah of the Holy Prophet (p.b.u.h), so that [...]

2017-10-28T12:38:58+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Hajj|
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