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Eid al Adhaa Mubaarak :)

تقبّل الله منّا ومنكم  May Allah accept it from us and you. EID MUBAARAK to You 🙂

Alhamdulillaah, here are a few important links on Eid Eid Adha, Sacrifice & the Day of Sacrifice, the Days of Tashreeq, Eid Takbeer etc.  Continue reading

September 11, 2016 Posted by | Hajj related | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

The Timeless Message of Hajj

Hope this article serves as a timely reminder of the timelessness of Hajj, InshaaAllah.

Islamic terms are powerfully loaded with meanings and connotations. Translating them in English is like belittling their importance and import.

Hajj, when translated as ‘pilgrimage’ dilutes the very spirit of this great Islamic practice. Pilgrimage means ‘a journey of devotion’ which Hajj does include but then goes beyond it. Continue reading

September 8, 2016 Posted by | Hajj related, Inspiration, Reflections | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

A Presentation for All

By the grace of Allah I got an opportunity to address a learned audience in the blessed days of Dhul Hijjah. Thought of sharing the presentation here. Continue reading

September 29, 2015 Posted by | Hajj related, Ka'bah | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Friday Khutbah in UAE: Virtues of the Ten Days of Dhul Hijjah

This Friday’s Jumu’ah Khutbah in UAE is about the Virtues of Dhul Hijjah and Arafah.

The topic of Urdu Khutbah is Qurbani Ka Bayaan.

Even though the Sermon’s Page is updated every week, this is given here as a separate post owing to its relevance the world over. Please proceed to download, InshaaAllah. Continue reading

September 17, 2015 Posted by | Hajj related, Islamic Months | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hajj Quiz

Take this Quiz on Hajj, Inshaa’Allah. Baarakallaahu Feekum. Continue reading

October 1, 2014 Posted by | Hajj related, Qur'an Quiz | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

These are the Days of Eating, Drinking and Remembering Allah

The Day of Nahr is the Day of Sacrifice which is the 10th day of Dhul-Hijjah.

The Day of Qarr is the 11th of Dhul Hijjah.

The Days of Tashreeq are the three days after the Day of Sacrifice (that is, 11, 12th and 13th of Dhul Hijjah)

And, “These are the days of eating, drinking and remembering Allah”.  Continue reading

October 16, 2013 Posted by | Hajj related | , , , , , , , , , , | 2 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 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

The ‘sacrifice story’ in the Qur’an

The sacrifice of an animal by Muslims around the world on the occasion of Eid al Adha has historical and spiritual relevance. It kindles in a Muslim, the spirit of sacrifice for the cause of Allah. Today it is an animal, tomorrow it could be one’s own life!

Read this inspiring story of the life of the great grand Prophet of Islam, Prophet Ibraheem عليه السلام  Continue reading

October 26, 2012 Posted by | Hajj related, Muqeet's (assorted) | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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?

Continue reading

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

Concerning Hajj and Dhul Hijjah, Part 2

The Best Days of the Year have arrived.  All Praise, Glory and Gratitude belongs to Allah who has kept us alive to reap the blessings of Dhul Hijjah, one the four sacred months in Islam, after He gave us the opportunity to perform our best possible ibadah in the glorious month of Ramadhaan. Alhamdulillah.

I wanted to share some beautiful and beneficial links to enhance our knowledge and ibadah, Inshaa’Allah.  Continue reading

October 16, 2012 Posted by | Hajj related | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jumu’ah Khutbah in UAE (26 DhulQa’dah 1433)

The topic for tomorrow’s (12th October 2012) Jumu’ah Khutbah in UAE masajid is:

‘The virtues of first Ten Days of Dhul Hijjah and Hajj’.

First sermon

Praise be to Allah, Who has prescribed Hajj so for His servants to witness benefits for themselves and mention the name of Allah, the All Knowing. I bear witness there is no deity except Allah, having no partners. I also certify that Muhammad is the Servant of Allah and His Apostle. Allah has preferred him over many others and selected him to be His Messenger. May the peace and blessings of Allah be upon him, his family, his companions, and all those who will follow them in righteousness till the Day of Judgment.  Continue reading

October 11, 2012 Posted by | Friday Khutbah in UAE | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

The Blessed Days

Dear sisters and Brothers, Assalamu Alaikum

Click here to read about the significance of the Day of Nahr and the Days of Tashreeq. We must try our best to say the Takbeer as many times as possible. Please note that this are re-posts. Jazakumullah Khayr.

November 6, 2011 Posted by | Hajj related | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Blessed Days: Day of Nahr and the Days of Tashreeq

The Day of Nahr is the Day of Sacrifice which is the 10th day of Dhul-Hijjah.

There are multiple virtues for this Day for it is the Day of the Major Hajj and the best day of the year.

In a Hadeeth (narration), the Prophet (sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam) said:

“The greatest day in the sight of Allaah, the Almighty, is the Day of Nahr and then the day of Qarr (the 11th day of Dhul-Hijjah)”. Continue reading

November 16, 2010 Posted by | Hajj related | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments