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Hajj: Spiritual journey of patience, perseverance

 June 17, 2022   Performing Hajj by Muslims is one of the pillars of Islam recommended by Allah. The Almighty Allah has asked Muslims to visit Makkah and Madinah at least once during their lifetime and pray if they can. Performing Hajj is a spiritual journey of patience and perseverance and anyone who sets out to […]
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The Spirituality of Hajj: Mina

-islamicity Mina (Arabic: مِنَى) and commonly known as the “City of Tents” is a valley and neighborhood located in the Masha’er district in the Makkah Province, 8 kilometres (5 miles) southeast of the city of Mecca, covering an area of approximately 20 km2 (7.7 sq mi). Mina incorporates the tents, the Jamarat area, and the […]
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Qurbani in the Qur’an and Hadith

–Muslim Hands This year, the first day of Eid al-Adha will be on 8th or 9th July 2022 (dependent on moon sighting). What is Qurbani? Qurbani, or Uḍḥiya as it is known in Arabic, is the practice of sacrificing an animal for Allah (swt). Every year, on the days of Eid al-Adha (from 10th to 13th of […]
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What is Qurb and Qurban?

Imam Ibn Hajar al-‘Asqalani states that the possible reason for the excellence of the first 10 days of Dhul Hijjah is that a person can perform in them all the main kinds of worship that include prayer, fasting, charity as well as hajj Referring to the first 10 days of the 12fth month of the […]
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Contemplations about Hajj and the spiritual compass

May 26, 2022 1 – Prior to Hajj and/or ‘Umrah the Muslim should:a) Purify his creed (‘Aqeedah) from any aspects of Shirk, greater or lesser, as Shirk destroys one’s deeds.b) Devote his Hajj purely and sincerely for Allah.c) Sincerely repent for all of his sins.d) Acquire knowledge about Hajj and its rites.e) Use Halal (lawful) […]