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The Significance of Hajj

 Abu Hudhaifa Muhammed Karolia In the concluding aayah of The Bride of the Qur’aan, Surah Rahmaan, Allah Ta’aalah describes Himself as Master of Grandeur and Honour. In this light it is observed that the more than ninety-nine names of Allah Ta’aalah belong to two major groups; those which expound Allah’s …

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Detailed Account of HAJJ

https://www.central-mosque.com Contents Types of Hajj: – Hajj Qiraan – Hajj Tamattu’ – Hajj Ifraad The Five Days of Hajj: Before 8th Zul Hijjah First Day (8th Zul Hijjah) Second Day (9th Zul Hijjah – To Arafat – Wuqoof of Arafaat – To Muzdalifah – In Muzdalifah Third Day (10th Zul …

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Submission – The Lesson / Purpose of Qurbani

A Muslim Submits Islam is submission. As Muslims we submit, surrender and hand over ourselves to the Divine command of Allah Ta‘ala and the perfect Sunnah of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam). In our Imaan, we submit and surrender our intelligence and understanding to believe in Allah Ta‘ala and in the unseen, …

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An Accepted Qurbaani – How?

When Sayyiduna Aadam and Hawwa (‘alaihimas salaam) came to live in the world and started having children, it so happened that they had twins from every pregnancy, one of the two being a boy, while the other, a girl. When the issue of marriage came, since there was no one …

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Sacrifice or Qurbani: Philosophy and Rules

Qurbani: Are you ready?   With Qurbani 1440 just days away, much excitement has set in. Preparations are underway, knives are being sent for sharpening, butchers are readying themselves for the influx of meat, and families are setting themselves up for a day of sacrificial slaughtering. The blood stained clothes, …

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Masaajid: The Houses of Allah Ta’ala, Should we attend or not?

https://wifaq.org.za/?p=16149   We are shown the importance of the Masaajid from the practical demonstration of Sayyiduna Rasūlullāh ﷺ. Upon reaching Madeenah Munawwarah, the first place established by Nabi ﷺ was the Masjid. The lives of the Sahaaba Radiyallahu anhum centred around the Masjid, and the Masjid has always been the …

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Qurbani Requires Self-Denial

Eid ul Adha is not simply an occasion of festivity. On this Day we recall the unwavering faith, conviction and sacrifice of Nabî Ibrahim whom the Qur’ân describes in the following words: “Ibrahim was indeed a shining example of virtue, obedient to Allâh, ever inclined to Him and he was …

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