How to Perform the Rituals of Hajj and Umrah

by Shaikh Muhammad As-Salih Al-UthaimeenIn The Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most MercifulPrefacePraise be to Allah, Lord of the Universe. May peace and blessings be upon Muhammad, the last of the prophets and messengers, and upon his family and esteemed companions. Hajj is one of the best forms of worship and is one of the [...]

2017-10-28T15:43:00+00:00 October 28th, 2017|Hajj|

Short History of Hajj

 Hajj literally means 'to set out for a place'. Islamically however it refers to the annual pilgrimage that Muslims make to Makkah with the intention of performing certain religious rites in accordance with the method prescribed by the Prophet Muhammad .Hajj and its rites were first ordained by Allah in the time of the Prophet [...]

2017-10-28T15:43:00+00:00 October 28th, 2017|Hajj|

The Inner Dimensions of Hajj

The Inner Dimensions of Hajj: excerpts from The Fundamentals of Islamby Syed Abul Ala Maududi Nature of journey for HajjThe people of the world are usually aware of two kinds of journey.One journey is that which is made to earn livelihood. The second one is that which is undertaken for pleasure and sight-seeing.In both [of] [...]

2017-10-28T15:43:00+00:00 October 28th, 2017|Hajj|

The Kaba: Its Size and History

The small, cubed building known as the Kaba may not rival skyscrapers in height or mansions in width, but its impact on history and human beings is unmatched.The Kaba is the building towards which Muslims face five times a day, everyday, in prayer. This has been the case since the time of Prophet Muhammad (peace [...]

2017-10-28T15:43:00+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|

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|

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 [...]

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