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Hajj Is Over… What Lessons to Take Home?

Hajj Lessons to Take Home

As the pilgrims have wrapped up their highly spiritual journey of Hajj, it is time to ponder over Hajj lessons that should be taken home. How daily life should be like following the performance of this great ritual of Islam? And how can Muslims, pilgrims and non-pilgrims alike, benefit from the deep meanings of this …

Final Days of Hajj: What Pilgrims Do on Dhul-Hijjah 11-13

In the final days of Hajj, what are pilgrims doing? Read this article to learn the remaining rituals for pilgrims and where they will spend their nights.

British Ambassador to Saudi Performs Hajj

RIYADH – Simon Collis, the British ambassador to Saudi Arabia, performed hajj this year, becoming the first sitting British convoy to perform the ritual. The news was revealed in a tweet by @fawziah1 in Arabic saying, “First British ambassador to the kingdom performs hajj after reverting to Islam,” the CNN Arabic reported on Tuesday, September …

Gay Mosque to Open in France

A French homosexual is planning to open a mosque in Paris that would only welcome gay worshippers and women who do not wear hijab.

Hajj Rituals: What to Do on the Day of `Eid (Day 10)
Hajj Guide: How to Perform Hajj (Part 2/3)

As mentioned in Part 1, you may leave Muzdalifah after midnight, especially if your family is accompanying you on Hajj. If you are strong and young, you may follow the Prophet’s Sunnah, spending the whole night in Muzdalifah and praying the Fajr Prayer there. After Fajr, the Prophet headed to Al-Mash`ar Al-Haram, supplicated Allah until …

Hajj Selfies: A New Trend In Da’wah?
Hajj selfies

Selfies are another way by which we have the opportunity to know one another. One of my favorite things about this time of year (the Hajj season), is the vintage photographs that circulated among Hajjis doing their rites. Amongst the best are the unforgettable ones of the year Makkah was flooded and Hajjis were swimming …

Saudi Mufti Skips Arafat Sermon for First Time in 35 Years

For the first time in 35 years, Saudi Arabia’s Grand Mufti Abdulaziz Al-Ashiekh, will not give the annual hajj sermon in Arafat this year for health reasons.

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