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With Pilgrims Day by Day – Dhul-Hijjah 10

With Pilgrims Day by Day - Dhul-Hijjah 10

Today is Dhul-Hijjah 10, the day of Eid Al-Adha. This day is called the greatest day of Hajj, Yawm al-Hajj al-Akbar. On this day, pilgrims observe several rituals in Mina and Makkah. What to Do on Dhul-Hijjah 10 As mentioned in this article about Dhul-Hijjah 9, you may leave Muzdalifah after midnight (on the …

What to do on the Day of Arafah

Pilgrim or Not, Here Is What to Do on the Day of Arafah

What to do on the Day of Arafah? Tomorrow is one of the bestdays in the whole year. Several texts highlight the significance of Day of Arafah and its greatness. During this day, Allah Subhanahu wa ta`ala showers His Mercy and reward over people. Pilgrims and non-pilgrims alike are offered great opportunities of forgiveness on …

What Pilgrims are Doing Today? (Dhul-Hijjah 8 – Day of Tarwiyah)

Dhul-Hijjah 8: Why It Is Called Day of Water Collection

Dhul-Hijjah 8 Tomorrow, Dhul-Hijjah 8(Friday, Aug 9, 2019), will be the first day of Hajj rituals. This day is called Yawm at-Tarwiyah or the day of preparing water. An interesting reason for naming it so is explained by Sheikh Yasir Birjas in this video. On this day, Pilgrims stay in Mina in preparation for …

10+ Fatwas on Day of Arafah

10+ Fatwas on Day of Arafah

The Day of Arafah, one of the greatest days in the whole year. It is marked by the pilgrims’ observing the Staying at Arafah ritual, which is an essential component of Hajj, without which Hajj does not count. Day of Arafah for all Non-pilgrims have their share of the day’s blessings as well. They are …

Children Making Hajj: Accepted?

Children Making Hajj: Accepted?

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 performsHajj, then his/her Hajj is valid and he/she will be rewarded for it. 2-However, this Hajj will not count as theobligatory Hajj. The child …

Can a Daughter Pay for Father's Hajj?

Can a Daughter Pay for Father's Hajj?

My wife works and she has her own independent income. Her father is elderly and financially incapable of performing hajj or Umrah, and his sons cannot help him.

Promised Hajj as Dowry: How to Pay After Divorce?

Promised Hajj as Dowry: How to Pay 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?

kiss stone

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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