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Hajj – It’s All About Spirituality

Hajj – It’s All About Spirituality

When we leave our home, we leave behind iniquity and travel toward righteousness. With every step on the path we make toward Hajj, we make a step on the path to Allah (SWT). When we remove our normal clothing and put on our ihram, we remove our ego…

Repeating Hajj or Giving in Charity?

Repeating Hajj or Giving in Charity?

I have performed hajj three times in the past, Al-Hamdulillah, the last time being five years ago, but this year I would like to perform Hajj once again.

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Honor the House, But Why Kiss the Stone?

Short Answer: God honored the Ancient House by calling it His own. During Hajj, Muslims practice certain acts out of obedience to God’s commandments and summoning. Muslims go to Makkah to glorify God, not to kiss a stone or worship a man or a semi-divinity. The entire course of devotion is for God alone. The Black Stone …

Is a Child's Hajj Valid?

Is a Child’s Hajj Valid?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- If a child performs Hajj, then his/her Hajj is valid and he/she will be rewarded for it. 2- However, this Hajj will not count as the …

Her Dowry Is Hajj: How to Pay It after Divorce?

Her Dowry Is Hajj: How to Pay It after Divorce?

If a woman stipulates in the marriage contract for her mahr “Hajj trip” (specifically that only the husband can take her for Hajj), if he divorces her but has not yet fulfilled the mahr, how should he fulfill it?

Are Hajj and Umrah the Same Thing or They Are Different?

Are Hajj and Umrah Same Thing or They Are Different?

No, Hajj and Umrah are not the same thing; they are two different forms of pilgrimage. Hajj is usually referred to as the major pilgrimage or the Pilgrimage, and Umrah as the lesser one. Both Hajj and Umrah consist of a journey to Makkah that involves certain rituals such as ihram, circumambulating the Ka`bah, walking …

Doing More Than One `Umrah Before Hajj

Doing More Than One Umrah Before Hajj: OK?

Wa `alaykum as-salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: You can do as many Umrahs as you want; once you have released from ihram of the first Umrah, you can do …



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