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The Road from Makkah

By Khalid Baig Hajj is obligatory once in a lifetime on those who can afford it, but it benefits the entire Ummah. Islam’s acts of worship have multiple dimensions and they are organized at multiple layers. Daily Salat, for example, provides occasion for gathering in the neighborhood Masjid five times …

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Hajj: Invitation or Accreditation?

A Deep Yearning to Perform Hajj by Shaykh Mawlānā Muhammad Saleem Dhorat hafizahullāh Hajj is one of the fundamental pillars of Islām. Rasūlullāh sallallāhu ‘alayhi wasallam has said: “Islām is founded on five (pillars): bearing witness that there is no deity except Allāh and that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allāh, …

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10 Points about the Day of ‘Arafah

The day of ‘Arafah is the most important day for a Haji. Whilst only a select few of the Ummah are chosen by Allah Ta’ala to physically be on the plains of ‘Arafat on the 9th of Dhul Hijjah, there are several virtues and deeds mentioned regarding the day of …

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Hajj to Makkah: Once – Hajj towards Unity: Daily

duzak.org By Maulana Khalid Dhorat (Masjid Hamzah, Erasmia) Choose a good photograph of an aerial view of the Ka’bah, the black cubed-shaped structure in Makkah, with thousands of pilgrims continuously circling it in an unending vortex. Look at it closer. It gives you the impression of a large stone thrown …

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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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