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Guide to Hajj: How to Make `Umrah

How to Perform Umrah (Step-by-Step Guide)

As mentioned in the article “Are Hajj and Umrah Same Thing?”, Umrah is the lesser pilgrimage. It involves ihram, Tawaf (circumambulating the Kabah), Sa`i (walking between mounts of Safa and Marwah), and shaving or cutting the hair. So, these are the main 4 rituals of Umrah: 1. Ihram The first steps in your Umrah are to …

6 Basic Questions and Answers About Ihram

4 Questions and Answers About Ihram

After you have made the necessary preparations – paid your debts, repented, absolved yourself of any wrongdoing toward others, etc. – you are ready to take the first step in the blessed journey: ihram. What is ihram? The word ihram has three meanings: 1. The two pieces of cloth that male pilgrims wear during Hajj. …

Why Do People Going to Hajj Dress in White

Why Do People Going to Hajj Dress in White?

The white color symbolizes purity, piousness and cleanliness. The religion of Islam spreads the message of outer and inner cleanliness, purity and simplicity. In this sense, the dress code for Hajj truly portrays the spirit of Islam. The importance of Ihram…

Hajj Guide: How to Perform Hajj (Part 1/3)

How to Perform Hajj (Days 8 and 9)

The first steps in Hajj are to put on the clothing of ihram and then to make the intention of ihram at the miqat. The intention of ihram varies according to the mode of Hajj you choose. For detailed information on ihram, its etiquettes, its exact location, time limits, and its restrictions, refer to the …

Did the Prophet Marry Maymunah During Ihram?

Did the Prophet Marry Maymunah During Ihram?

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: it is true that the Prophet (peace be upon him) married Maymunah during the journey of Hajj, but this took …

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