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Hajj & Umrah

بسم الله والصلاة والسلام على رسول الله



“And proclaim to the people the Hajj [pilgrimage]; they will come to you on foot and on every lean camel; they will come from every distant pass” Surah Al Hajj 22:28

 اللهم بارك لنا فيما أعطيت  O Allah! Bless us in what You have given us.


Excellence of Dhul Hijjah, the 12th month of Islamic Calendar

To watch Makkah, Madinah LIVE 🙂



Self-Evaluation Activity 🙂

Dhul Hijjah_Planner (Added on 12 Aug ’18)

NEW Hajj and Umrah GUIDE in 12 Languages

Prohibition of having a Hair cut or paring one’s nail during the first ten days of Dhul-Hijjah for one who intends to Sacrifice an Animal

Listen to the Talbiyah (Voice of Shaykh Salah Bukhatir)

Six Parts of Talbiyah – An Explanation

Welcoming and Making THE BEST use of the blessed Ten Days

Takbeer, Tahleel, Tahmeed, Tasbeeh

First Ten Days of Dhul Hijjah

Virtues of the First Ten Days of Dhul Hijjah (pdf)

What is Hajj al Akbar (Greatest Hajj) and Yaumul Hajjil Akbar (the Day of the Greatest Hajj

Message from Makkah

Significance of White Dress – IHRAM – in Hajj & Umrah

Importance of the First 10 Days of Dhul Hijjah by Sheikh Mohammed Al Kobaisi, Grand Mufti of Dubai

Taking Advantage of Dhul Hijjah – By Muhammad Tim Humble

Hajj, Tawheed and the Lessons To Learn

Simple Hajj & Umrah Guide – Compatible for Smart Phones

Guide Posts on the Hajj Route

Hajj Guide for NEW Muslims

Malcolm X’s Letter from Makkah

Hajj and Tawheed (An excellent e-book by Dr. Saleh as Saleh)

The Miracle in Tawaaf, the purpose of human existence!

Hajj: A Timeless Vision (Lesson-rich)

Inner Dimensions of Hajj (Insightful)

Hajj: A Universal Message for Peace

Provisions for the Journey – A collection of Masnoon Du’aas

Tawaaf Around Ka’bah (in detail, from Fiqh-us-Sunnah)

Aamaal-e-Hajj (URDU)

Asharah Zil Hijjah (URDU)

فائدة في عشر ذي الحجة (ARABIC)

Arafah, 9th Day of Dhul Hijjah


Presenting here a collection on different aspects of Arafah, a Package unto You 🙂

1. Knowing the Day – What a Great Day Arafah is!

2. What to Do on Arafah – What To Do on the Day of Arafah

3. The Du’aa of Arafah – The Du’aa of Arafah is the Essence of Islam

4. The Standing at Arafah – What does ‘Standing at Arafah’ mean for non-pilgrims?

5. The Day’s Excellence – Excellence of the Day of Arafah

6. Prophet Muhammad’s Farewell Address at Mount Arafah – English  Arabic (doc file)

7. Friday Sermon on Arafah’s Significance – In Arabic    In English       In Urdu

8. Info on the name ‘Arafah’ – Interesting Read on the NAME ARAFAH

9. The Great Proclamations – Takbeer, Tahleel, Tahmeed and Tasbeeh

10. Attend this Banquet – Being the Privileged Guest of Allah

11. A note of caution for the Pilgrims – Mistakes at Arafah

12. The Day of Arafah – The Ultimate Day of Hajj

Please note that everyone must know which day is the day of Arafah according to local moon sightings, and the non-pilgrims must fast accordingly in their respective regions, and not according to that of Saudi Arabia.

Eid Adha, The Day of Sacrifice and the Days of Tashreeq

Qurbani: More than Just Tender Meat

Hadeeth References on Sacrifice and Eid al Adha

The Blessed Day of Nahr (Sacrifice) and the Days of Tashreeq

The Goal of Udhiyah (Sacrifice) according to Allah is Sincerity (Tafseer Ibn Kathir)

The Sacrifice Story in the Qur’an

What is the Du’aa and What are the Conditions for sacrificing an animal?

Can we offer sacrifice on behalf of the dead?

Slaughtering a sacrificial animal or giving its price in charity?

I tend to give sacrifice. What are Things that I must Avoid?

Rulings on Sacrifice (Udhiyah) by Shaykh Salih al Munajjid

Format of Eid Takbeer

Sunnahs and the Etiquette of Eid

Praying Eid in the Musallah is the Sunnah

Hajj – A Pillar of Islam

Islam QA’s Hajj Page – Added on 28.8.2017

Mistakes Made when Going to Arafah and in Arafah itself

Interactive Hajj – New – added on 26.09.2015

PROVISIONS for Hajj – New e-book added on 17.08.2015

The Obligation of Hajj (Pilgrimage) and its Excellence (From Riyadhus Saliheen)

Journey of a Life Time

Hajj: The Fifth Pillar of Islam

At a glance Chart on Steps in Hajj and Umrah

Hajj Glossary (Good reference guide)

Simple Hajj Guide (This 2-page pdf is short and sweet 🙂 Take print out and use as Excellent Resource)

HAJJ: DAY BY DAY (Good and useful info)

Hajj Steps and Routes (Interactive)

Hajj: Step by Step (Very useful Explanation thro’ VIDEOS)

Rites of Hajj and Umrah pdf (by Shaykh Nasiruddeen Albani)

Rites of Hajj and Umrah (online)

Common Mistakes in Hajj (A Must Read by all those intending for Hajj!)

Hajj Pilgrimmage to Makkah (A nice presentation)

Hajj_Significance_Lessons Learned (An informative presentation)

How To Perform Hajj, Umrah and Ziyarah

Women and Hajj

Validity of a Child’s Hajj

Fiqh-us-Sunnah/Fiqh-ul-Hajj (by Shaykh Sayyid Sabiq)

Fiqh of Hajj (by Shaykh Nasiruddeen Albani)

Can a Menstruating Woman stay in the place of Sa’ee?


“Then He Will Not Neglect Us” – An Inspirational Quote by Hajar (A Must Read!)

“I Love Not Things That Vanish” – Great Quote by Prophet Ibraheem (alaihis salam) (A Must Read!)

The Ka’bah: Guarding the Centre, Generating the Circumference (Through an Architect’s eye)

Prophet Ibraheem, alaihis salam, the Founding Father of Hajj

Critical Thinking: The Best Tribute to Prophet Ibraheem (A.S)

Prophet Ibraheem in the Qur’an

Fireworks all the way!

Du’aas of Prophet Ibraheem alaihis salam

Prophet Ibraheem’s Defining Moments and Man’s Relationship With his Lord

Umrah, the lesser pilgrimage

How To Perform Umrah

Umrah Guide (pdf)

Rulings and Prohibitions Regarding Umrah

In the footsteps of the Role Model

Hajj of the Messenger of Allah (A Must Read!)

The Conduct of the Prophet During Hajj

The Benevolence of the Prophet sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam during Hajj (A Must Read!)

Obligation of Hajj Pilgrimage and its Excellence (An Extract From Riyaadhus Saliheen)

Sahih al Bukhari’s Book of Hajj

Sahih Musim’s Book of Hajj

Farewell Address: Khutbatul Wada (Must Read, Follow and Share)

Masjid al Nabawi, The Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah

Visiting Masjid an-Nabawi

Virtues of Masjid an-Nabawi

Talking of Masjid an-Nabawi

Zam Zam Water

Virtues of ZamZam Water in the light of authentic hadeeths

ZamZam: Notes and Facts

Ka’bah and Makkah

Holy Makkah: Brief History, Geography and Hajj Guide

Haramain Info – Latest updates from Makkah and Madinah

Interactive Graphics on Ka’bah (Graphics takes time to load, and it depends upon your internet connection)

Foundations of Ka’bah (by Shaykh Nasiruddeen Albani)

What is Al Multazim? Can we touch or make du’aa here?


Tawaaf of Ka’bah – Audio explanation by Dr. Jamal Badawi

Building of Ka’bah and Proclamation of Hajj (Tafseer Ibn Kathir)

Mega Projects Transform Makkah

Proposal to relocate Maqam Ibrahim!!


Message of Hajj and History of Ka’bah

A History of Hajj

Interactive: Ka’bah over the years

Hajj in Pre-Islamic Times (For General Knowledge)

The Truth Behind the Day of Arafah and Its Name (Interesting Read)

Ka’bah: Its size and history

Makkah Back in Time (Images from past)

The Story of the Key of Ka’bah (Amazing!)

The Destruction of Mecca


HAJJ – 2015 in Pictures

Malcolm X’s Letter from Makkah

Useful Links:

Hajj Fatwas (Shaykh Ibn Baz)

Hajj Fatwas (by Permanent Committee)


Important Fatwas Regarding TEN Rites of Hajj and Umrah (pdf)

Website of the Ministry of Hajj, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

IslamHouse’s Hajj and Umrah Page

Hajj Resources

IslamQA 1

IslamQA 2

Dates, Source of Excellent Nourishment

Dates in the Qur’an and Sunnah

Ajwa Dates – The Prophet sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam’s Favourite Dates

Ajwa Dates contain cancer-preventing property

Ramadhaan and Dhul Hijjah:

Some Interesting Links Between Ramadhaan and Dhul Hijjah



    Comment by BUCHU | September 24, 2014 | Reply

    • i need to trace and tell you.
      need time for that.
      jazakallahu khayra.

      Comment by MuQeet | September 24, 2014 | Reply

  2. And tafseer Ibn Katheer of separate Surat

    Comment by BUCHU | September 24, 2014 | Reply

    • check Tafaseer sub-heading in the side bars, inshaallah.

      Comment by MuQeet | September 24, 2014 | Reply

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    link is not working so please provide the answer

    Comment by Mohammed Rafi Ahmed Shareef | August 27, 2016 | Reply

    • Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah.
      Thank you for the comment. That prompted me to set right the broken link. Jazakallaahu Khayra.
      Now that the new links are added, you can please find relevant answer to your question.
      Baarakallaahu Feekum.

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