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Why is Hajj a Journey of Spiritual and Social Healing?

Short Answer: Hajj is a very good chance for pilgrims to stop for a breather. It is a chance to think about your life and to evaluate your past. This can be during Hajj by asking Allah to forgive your sins and to plan for a straight future, free from sins. So, Hajj is a spiritual and physical purification …

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Killing a Pigeon in the State of Ihram: OK?

Wa` alaykum as-salamu warahmatullahi 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 bear no sin for killing this pigeon and you are not obligated to pay any compensation. In his response to the question, Dr. `Abdul-Fattah Idrees, a professor of comparative …

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Hajj: Medical Report to the Sultan!

Medical sciences have witnessed unprecedented developments in the past decades that have resulted in better health care systems. Last decade, the World Health Organization‘s World Health Report for the year 2000 ranked the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 26th in terms of the performance of its health care system compared to that of 190 other countries assessed …

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Exhaustion and Hajj Rituals

The phenomenon of exhaustion frequently takes place in the summer or in places with high temperature such as the Holy Sites. Sometimes, it attacks the person suddenly, but it mostly be caused by the body being subjected to high temperature which, in its turn, results in losing huge amounts of sweat that contains Sodium Chloride. …

Diabetics & Hajj Rituals

Hajj is a spiritual journey that takes two weeks up to two months in the hottest seasons of the year and is carried out in a place where there is no permanent residence for the pilgrims. Pilgrims always gather in a very limited patch of land and they undergo a considerable change in their way …

Dermatitis and Hajj Rituals

It is well known that most of KSA’s area lies in one of the hottest spots in the world. When it coincides with summer, the temperature during Hajj season may range between 44-50°C. Also the rate of moisture may range between 10-15%. These factors help in increasing the probability of getting sick by diseases such …

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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 …

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Allergy and Hajj Rituals

Allergy may inflict any organ in the body; the eyes, nose, stomach, arms, legs or so on. But it has different names with each organ. This includes running nose, influenza, hay fever, summer common cold, and urtecaria. In addition to, spasmodic chest disease, spring cattar, recurrent bronchitis and brochial asthma. All these diseases are different …

What Are the Different Types of Hajj?

What Are the Different Types of Hajj?

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: 1- A pilgrim has three options regarding ihram for Hajj, based on the different types of Hajj. 2- In ifrad, the …



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