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Hajj, Umrah, Ziyarah……and Dhul Hijjah

This is a re-post of this Blog’s Hajj Page.

You will find amazing resources here, InshaaAllah. Continue reading

August 30, 2016 Posted by | Hajj related, Islamic Months | , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

An Inspiring Story of All Times

PS: I wrote this post 4 years ago when this blog had not many followers/readers. Don’t know whether you have read this before. If yes, thank you so much and Jazakallah Khayr. If not, please read and share, InshaaAllah. And btw, this is one of my best write-ups, alhamdulillah,  and I am glad to say this. Baarakallaahu Feekum. 

‘Then He will not neglect us’.

Can you recall which blessed Muslim woman in history said this uniquely inspiring statement? If your answer was Hajar, then you guessed it right!

Do you know the background in which this exceptionally bold lady uttered this revolutionary statement – a statement which I feel has assumed the shape of a dew drop that is permanently embedded in the cheek of time! Continue reading

March 13, 2016 Posted by | Reblogs, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on An Inspiring Story of All Times

Things to Do on the Day of Arafah

 

Here are some special things that we especially need to do in addition to our normal day’s Islamic activity such as offering five time prayers, reciting the glorious Qur’an etc.

According to authentic hadeeth ‘Hajj is Arafah’. Therefore, the Day of Arafah is of great importance and significance. We need to at least take care of the following things on the Day of Arafah, Inshaa’Allah:  Continue reading

September 22, 2015 Posted by | Arafah | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Some Interesting Links between Dhul Hijjah and Ramadhaan

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Ramadhaan and Dhul Hijjah are two special months in Islam. These two months are like two eyes of a Muslim.

Today let us try to have a bird’s eye view of some less talked about things connecting these two months. 

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July 14, 2015 Posted by | Islamic Months, Islamic Months: RAMADHAN | , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jumu’ah Khutbah on ARAFAH and EID AL ADHAA

Tomorrow (3rd Oct) is the Day of Arafah for Muslims living in UAE, Saudi Arabia and Gulf countries, UK, USA, Canada and many other parts of the world. (Those living in other places, please check out with your local community centers, if you are not sure of the Islamic dates)

Presenting here some download links on the Virtues of this Great and the Best Day.

Baarakallaahu Feekum.  Continue reading

October 2, 2014 Posted by | Hajj related, Islamic Months | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dhul Hijjah has commenced, alhamdulillaah :)

It has been officially announced by the Saudi Press Agency that the crescent for the new month has been sighted.

Confirmed reports say that UAE also announces the same. So accordingly:

1st of ذو الحجة Dhul Hijjah 1435 will correspond to 25th September 2014. 

The Day of Arafah which falls on 9th ذو الحجة Dhul Hijjah 1435 will correspond to 3rd October 2014. 

Eid al-Adha is on 10th ذو الحجة Dhul Hijjah 1435, and will correspond to 4th October 2014. 

CHECK OUT THIS RESOURCE PAGE, Inshaa’Allah.

BAARAKALLAAHU FEEKUM. 

September 24, 2014 Posted by | Islamic Months, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

HAJJ Creative Writing Competition

Assalaam-u-alaikum aspiring Muslim WRITERS! 

Here’s another chance to get your creative talent noticed internationally!

The opportunity is provided by the International Islamic Publishing House (IIPH)

Write a short story or poem about:

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September 20, 2014 Posted by | Hajj related, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Eid Mubaarak :)

Today, 10th Dhul Hijjah/15th October, is Eid al Adhaa in UAE and Saudi Arabia, to mention two countries 🙂

تقبّل الله منّا ومنك  Continue reading

October 14, 2013 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Standing of ‘Arafah for Non-Pilgrims

I found this article relevant and very appreciative. So re-posting here.

The root Waw Qaaf and Faa in Arabic, commonly refers to standing as is used in Wuqoof ‘Arafaah i.e. The Standing on Mount ‘Arafah. It also carries the meaning of stopping or pausing. Whilst the former is unattainable for all those who did not make the pilgrimage this year, the latter is an altogether more attainable concept.  Continue reading

October 14, 2013 Posted by | Hajj related | , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Message from Makkah

Today is 8th Dhul Hijjah 1434. First day of Hajj.

Hajj, an amazing act of worship commenced and institutionalized about 4000 years ago under the iconic leadership of Prophet Ibraheem alaihis salam.

Muslims from every nook and corner of the world have gathered in Makkah. They have come from far and wide, from every distant pass using all modes of transportation available today.

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October 13, 2013 Posted by | Hajj related, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Some Interesting Links between Dhul Hijjah and Ramadhaan

Ramadhaan and Dhul Hijjah are two special months in Islam. These two months are like two eyes of a Muslim.

Today let us try to have a bird’s eye view of some less talked about things connecting these two months.  Continue reading

October 12, 2013 Posted by | Islamic Months, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

The only ayah that was revealed inside Ka’bah

Do you know which is the only ayah in the Qur’an that was revealed inside Ka’bah, that is Masjid al Haraam, the Sacred Mosque or Baytullah, the House of Allah?

Today let us learn about this ayah, understand the amazing reason for which it was revealed, and also appreciate the miracle that exists to this day!  Continue reading

September 27, 2013 Posted by | Hajj related, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

New Page on Dhul Hijjah, Hajj….

Hope this Page will help all brothers and sisters, Inshaa’Allah.  Continue reading

September 20, 2013 Posted by | Hajj related | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Great Fives in Islam!

They say “Good things come in small packages”.  As far as Islam is concerned “Best, Good and Great things come in small packages”.

Presenting a collection of the authentic ahadeeth/references that highlight the significant and superb teachings of Islam.

Disclaimer: I have collected Fifteen Fives from an ocean of Islamic teachings with the intention of inspiring myself and my dear readers so that ‘These Fives become our Faves”.  I do not, however, attach any holiness to Number Five. Wallahu ‘Alam.  Continue reading

March 26, 2013 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Blessed Days….

These are the Blessed Days in Islam. Please take two minutes to read this. Jazakumullah Khayr.

October 27, 2012 Posted by | Hajj related | , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Du’aas of Prophet Ibraheem عليه السلام

Presenting some of the du’aas of Prophet Ibraheem mentioned in the Qur’an. Since Hajj/Eid al Adha is an occasion to recall the services of Prophet Ibraheem, this is extracted from here as a sort of reminder to one and all.

Note: This is Part 3 🙂 on the series ‘Prophet Ibraheem in the Qur’an’. If you haven’t read the previous posts, then check out Part 1 and Part 2, Inshaa’Allah:  Continue reading

October 26, 2012 Posted by | Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Eid Mubarak :)

October 26, 2012 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Du’aa and the conditions for sacrificing the animal…

What is the authentic du’aa to be made at the time of slaughtering and sacrificing the animal on Eid al Adhaa? And what are the conditions of udhiyah?

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October 25, 2012 Posted by | Hajj related | , , , , | 1 Comment

She ran for water, we run having water!

Sa’ee – the act of running between As-Safa and Al Marwah – is an important pillar of Hajj.

It reminds us of the great struggle of Hajira (or Hajar), the blessed wife of Prophet Ibraheem عليه السلام and the great mother of Prophet Ismaeel عليه السلام.  Continue reading

October 25, 2012 Posted by | Hajj related, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Eid al Adha Khutbah in UAE

Update on 4th October 2014: Download Today’s Eid al Adhaa Khutbah in Arabic

I hope that we are taking care – or will take care, of these things to do on the Day of Arafah, Inshaa’Allah.

Please take time to the read this important Khutbah on Eid al Adhaa and download the files, if need be.  Continue reading

October 25, 2012 Posted by | Friday Khutbah in UAE | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Visiting Masjid al Nabawi

Question: Some people believe that if a pilgrim is not able to visit Al-Masjid Al-Nabawi (the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah), their Hajj is incomplete. Is this true?  Continue reading

October 25, 2012 Posted by | Hajj related, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hajj: A Timeless Vision!

This is one of my favorites on Hajj. A timely reminder of the timelessness of hajj 🙂 Download the file in pdf, Inshaa’Allah  Continue reading

October 25, 2012 Posted by | E-books, Hajj related | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Things to Do on the Day of Arafah

 

According to one authentic hadeeth ‘Hajj is Arafah’. Therefore, the Day of Arafah is of great importance and significance. We need to at least take care of the following things on the Day of Arafah, Inshaa’Allah:

Continue reading

October 24, 2012 Posted by | Arafah, Hajj related | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Prophet Ibraheem in the Qur’an, Part 2

Presenting more Qur’anic insight into the life and times of Prophet Ibraheem عليه السلام Continue reading

October 23, 2012 Posted by | Hajj related, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Prophet Ibraheem in the Qur’an, Part 1

Hajj season is an occasion to recall the inspiring life and times of Prophet Ibraheem عليه السلام

His name is mentioned 69 times in the Qur’an. Presenting here some selected verses discussing the Story of Ibraheem (Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him)  Continue reading

October 20, 2012 Posted by | Hajj related, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments