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  Hajj (Pilgrimage)
Islam Message Common Errors Related to Visiting the Prophet's Mosque - 9/18/2017
Many visitors to this holy Mosque out of ignorance found themselves victims of some errors...
Islam Message Common Errors Related to the Farewell Tawaf - 9/10/2017
The common errors related to the farewell tawaf (Tawaf Al-Wada')are as follows...
Islam Message Hajj As The Prophet Performed It - 8/28/2017
hajj as [perfoprmed by the Prophet...very important imnformation on hajj ...raed more..
Islam Message The Virtues of Hajj and Umrah - 8/21/2017
Hajj and Umra are among the lofty acts of worship that comes with great virtues and benefits....
Islam Message The Ruling on Repeating Umrah more than once in a Single Journey - 11/30/2016
Islamically 'Umrah means to visit Makkah at any time of the year in a state of dress and spirit known as Ihram with the intention of performing certain religious rites...
Islam Message Advice for Pilgrims with Disabilities - 9/6/2016
The Hajj is the annual pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, and the largest mass gathering in the world...
Islam Message What a Pilgrim does upon arrival at Madinah before Hajj - 9/1/2016
one must know that visiting Madinah, the city of the Prophet – peace and blessing be up you -, has no relation or connection with Hajj rituals as some people may believe... Read more
Islam Message Rule of Hajj Regarding Debtors and Holders of Outstanding Installments - 8/18/2016
One of the conditions of the obligation of Hajj is the ability, both financially and physically... read more.
Islam Message Wisdom Behind the Legislation of Hajj - 8/11/2016
Hajj is one of the great pillars of Islam. Allah Almighty has made it obligatory on the Muslims who are able to find a way to do it...
Islam Message The Spiritual Secrets of Pilgrimage. - 9/29/2015
Pilgrimage is a worship of a special nature, it is not only a physical worship nor a spiritual one but it is an integrated system ( of worship)...
Islam Message THE BEST DAYS OF ALL TIMES-3 - 9/22/2015
Repentance is obligatory at all times, and from all sins as Allah said...
Islam Message SACRIFICE OF TAMATTU’ AND QIRAAN. - 9/16/2015
this artcile is a research on the rule concerning the time of sacrifice and rules concerning the the slaughtered animals...
Islam Message THE BEST DAYS OF ALL TIMES-4 - 9/16/2015
this article is a continuation of previous articles on the significance of the first ten days of the month of hajj...
Islam Message THE BEST DAYS OF ALL TIMES-4 - 9/14/2015
this article is a continuation of the uniqueness of the first 1o days of the month of hajj...
Islam Message THE BEST DAYS OF ALL TIMES-2 - 9/8/2015
this article is part of an early article on the great importance of the 1st 10 days of the month of Hajj...
Islam Message The best days of all times-1 - 9/8/2015
The honor and virtue of these days is a well-known issue in the religion of Islam and textual evidences...
Islam Message Economic Benefits of Hajj - 9/6/2015
this article is a presentation of the economic benefits of the hajj obligation...
Islam Message Of the General Purposes of Pilgrimage: The Spread of Islam and the Exchange of Benefits - 9/2/2015
Hajj is one of the means of communication specific to Islam
Islam Message Educational Benefits from the Institution of Hajj - 9/1/2015
In this blessed journey, a person learns how to forfeit his pride and his dominion...
this article presents an overwhelming benefits of the hajj obligation as an act of worship, a tool towards the spiritual and material progress of the muslim...
Islam Message The Hajj rites of a Minor 2 - 10/16/2014
All scholars who support the legitimacy of the hajj of a child opine that it is obligatory upon such a child to enter into the state of Iharam at the beginning of the hajj rituals...
Islam Message Post-Pilgrimage: Maintaining Your Hajj High  - 10/9/2014
Away from the responsibilities of family, work, and home life, Hajj is like being in another galaxy
Islam Message Ruling on Taking the Sacrifices and Atonements of Hajj Out of the Haram - 9/15/2014
The Council examined the research in question and returned to its decision No. (76) issued in the fourth special session which included several proposals...
Islam Message Features and characteristics of a Sound and Acceptable Hajj - 9/14/2014
The effects of the acts of worship that Allah has obligated upon his servants do not necessarily are not fully felt unless they are carried out discreetly...
Islam Message Evidence for The Obligation of Hajj and Umrah & Expediting their Performance - 9/10/2014
If this is known, may Allah guide us all to the truth, then it should be clear that Allah has enjoined upon His servants to perform pilgrimage to His Sacred Mosque and made it one of the pillars of Islam...
Islam Message Ruling on A Woman's Journey By Airplane To Hajj Without a Mahram - 9/10/2014
A woman's travelling by plane can be viewed from two point...
Islam Message Mistakes made by Women in Hajj - 9/8/2014
Some common mistakes usually made by women during Hajj
Islam Message The Ka'abah - 8/31/2014
It is the first ever worshiping place prescribed for mankind. Allah has not created His creation except that they should worship Him without any...
Islam Message Hajj - The Journey of a Lifetime - 8/24/2014
The hajj, or pilgrimage to Makkah, a central duty of Islam whose origins date back to the Prophet Abraham ...
I seek refuge in Allah the Almighty and in His Eminent Face and in His Eternal Dominion from the accursed Satan.
Islam Message Prophet’s pilgrimage was pinnacle of Islam - 10/31/2013
The Messenger of Allah performed his only Haj in the tenth year after Hijrah (the Prophet’s migration from Makkah to Madinah in 633 CE).
Islam Message Hajj in Islam - 10/17/2013
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.
Islam Message Pilgrimage (Hajj) - 9/18/2013
Hajj literally means, “to continuously strive to reach one’s goal
Islam Message Finding Spirituality in Pilgrimage - 9/11/2013
Hajj ( Pilgrimage) is unique as it effectively declares the oneness of God, the oneness of mankind, and the oneness of the religion of God
Islam Message Secrets of Hajj - 10/27/2012
Allah Almighty says: “That they may witness things that are of benefit to them and mention the Name of Allah on appointed days”
Islam Message Hajj: The Journey of a Lifetime - 10/24/2012
The hajj, or pilgrimage to Makkah, a central duty of Islam whose origins date back to the Prophet Abraham, brings together Muslims of all races
Islam Message The Story of A Muslim Convert Performed Hajj - 10/23/2012
I received a phone call and was asked a question I never thought at all possible could happen to me and so soon,
Islam Message Hajj: A Universal Message for Peace - 10/22/2012
Inner peace is one of the significant blessings and fruits of hajj, various rituals of hajj purify one’s body and soul.
Islam Message Diminishing position of Hajj in modern Muslim society  - 10/21/2012
The centrality of Hajj in the lives of even those who are unable to go used to be reflected in the community-wide preparations for those who were going on Hajj,
Islam Message A Christian’s Reflection on Hajj  - 11/12/2011
Our teacher was a well-dressed Moroccan man in his 40s named Ayman with a quiet voice in English but a firm and strong voice in Arabic, the language he was teaching us.
Islam Message Back to the One - 11/7/2011
In choosing Abraham to make that awesome call, God honoured him greatly. He further honoured him with one of the most profound descriptions ever given to a human being.
Islam Message Making of the Kiswah - 11/7/2011
It is recorded that 2,500 years ago King Tuba’a of Yemen was the first to cover the Ka’ba having tried and failed to destroy the ancient structure three times.
Islam Message Hajj - An Inward Voyage - 11/5/2011
‘The accepted Hajj has no reward other than the Garden’, the hadith tells us. The Hajj is a purgation: uncomfortable and physically exhausting. Following the rules crushes the ego. Once round the Ka’bah can take an hour, but the pilgrim must circle it seven times.
Islam Message Eid Al-Adha - 11/2/2011
Allah is stating that our obedience and submission must be constant and continuous. So hasten to do good deeds before you regret your negligence and failure to act.
Islam Message Hajj - 11/1/2011
Hajj- that is, pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia-constitutes the fifth and last of the acts of worship prescribed by Islam.
Islam Message Eid Al Adha - 10/31/2011
It is a ceremony which indicates that one should cast away the evil of Satan repeatedly and resolve never to listen to him again, nor to succumb to temptations.
Islam Message Meaning of The Festival of Sacrifice - 10/30/2011
At the end of the Hajj (annual pilgrimage to Mecca), Muslims throughout the world celebrate the holiday of Eid al-Adha (Festival of Sacrifice).
Islam Message An American in Makkah - 10/29/2011
I am a Muslim. I revere the same God as my Christian mother and my Jewish father. Allah is simply the Arabic word for the God of Abraham, Moses and Jesus.
Islam Message The Black Stone and its importance - 10/27/2011
When we do the tawaf around the Ka'ba, during the pilgrimage or the Umrah, or even as a sunnah, we always start and finish at the eastern corner of the Ka'ba where the Black Stone is placed.
Islam Message Universal Lessons of Hajj - 10/26/2011
Millions of pilgrims from all over the world will be converging on Mecca in the coming days. They will retrace the footsteps of millions who have made the spiritual journey to the valley of Mecca since the time of Adam.
Islam Message A History of Hajj (Pilgrimage)  - 10/25/2011
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
Islam Message Hajj Exemplifies Equality Before God - 10/24/2011
Every year, Muslims from all over the world take part in the largest gathering on Earth, the Hajj, or pilgrimage to Mecca.
Islam Message The Hajj and Spirituality  - 10/23/2011
The hajj, typified by the sanctified state of ihram, acts as a sacred rehearsal for our return to Allah on the Day of Resurrection (Qiyamah).
Islam Message The Significance of Hajj (pilgrimage) - 10/22/2011
Every year between the 8th and the 13th of Zul Hajj, Muslims from all over the world, gather in the holy city of Makkah for Hajj. Hajj is the fifth pillar of Islam.
Islam Message Islam's manifest to of Universal brotherhood of human beings - 10/20/2011
1. This message is not just for Muslims only because God is addressing all of humanity. While Muslims are one brotherhood, this is part of a larger brotherhood of humanity.
Islam Message Hajj .. A Training Course on Peace - 10/19/2011
Literary speaking, Hajj or pilgrimage denotes a journey, especially a long one, made to some sacred place as an act of religious devotion.
Islam Message Hajj: A Celebration of Peace  - 10/18/2011
More than two million people surround me. We all have one common goal, one purpose for being here together. I do not stand out from anyone else.
Islam Message Hajj: Origin And Significance - 10/17/2011
Hajj, or the Pilgrimage, is the last among those acts of Worship, which Islam enjoins upon you. Like the prayer, Fasting and Almsgiving, it mounds your life and prepares you
Islam Message Hajj and the Neglected Legacy of a Great Woman - 10/16/2011
Islam teaches us to submit completely and whole-heartedly. “O you who believe! Enter into Islam completely, whole-heartedly…” (Quran 2:208)
Islam Message The Hajj It All Started With Prophet Ibrahim  - 10/16/2011
This is the month of Hajj, a divinely prescribed pilgrimage to Makkah that dates back to the prophet Ibrahim (Abraham), who with his son Ishmael (Isma’il) built the Ka’bah
Islam Message Hajj- History of Prophet Ibrahim (peace be upon him) - 10/15/2011
The history of Ibrahim started long time ago in a distant land. Ibrahim was born amidst idol worshipping people, in the kingdom of Babylon.
Islam Message Hajj (Pilgrimage) and Unity of Mankind - 10/13/2011
Islam, which literally means peace and submission, is the religion of the universe. In Allah’s universe, everything is assigned a proper place: The sun, moon, stars,
Islam Message Hajj: Purpose and Message  - 10/12/2011
Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam. It is the holy pilgrimage to Makkah, where the House of Allah, Kaaba, is located.
Islam Message Hajj: A Universal Message of Unity  - 10/11/2011
"What's up bro?" A common phrase heard today, but one which has a deep sense of responsibility in an Islamic culture. The reason is that Muslims
Islam Message Hajj: A Universal Message for Peace - 10/10/2011
Hajj rituals fill a Muslim’s heart with inner peace and tranquilly. Inner peace is one of the significant blessings and fruits of hajj. Various rituals of hajj purify one’s body and soul.
Islam Message Pillars of Islam- Hajj: History  - 10/9/2011
Hajj is one of the five basic pillars of Islam.
Islam Message Hajj - A Journey Towards Universal Brotherhood - 10/8/2011
Pilgrims returning back from Hajj should realise that the pilgrimage was a lesson for living a righteous life.
Islam Message The Inner Dimensions of Hajj - 10/4/2011
The 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.
Islam Message Short History of Hajj - 10/2/2011
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.
Islam Message Rituals of Islam are re-enacted in Islam’s holy city - 11/23/2009
“I am here, O Lord, I am here!” Approximately 60 days after the end of Ramadan two million Muslims, from...
Islam Message The Spiritual Aspect of the Pilgrimage - 3/1/2009
Hajj, the fifth pillar of Islam, is the name given to the pilgrimage to Mecca, the focal point of Islam, where once every year Muslims from all over the world gather to perform...
Islam Message Hajj: The Journey of a Lifetime - 2/28/2009
The Hajj, or pilgrimage to Makkah, a central duty of Islam whose origins date back to the Prophet Abraham, brings together Muslims of all races and tongues for one of life's most moving spiritual experiences.
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