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Is Hijrah Still Obligatory

Is Hijrah Still Obligatory?

Is hijrah (emigration) still obligatory for Muslims after the conquest of Makkah? Are Muslim economic emigrants living in the West regarded as muhajirun?

Tawaf Al-Ifadah

Is Tawaf Al-Ifadah Part 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: Tawaf Al-Ifadah is the Tawaf performed by the pilgrim on the 10th of Dhul-Hijjah as the last formal rite of …

Sunstroke 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%. Accordingly, the body temperature increases as a result of control failure in the …

The Story of the Man Who Attempted to Destroy Kabah

The Story of the Man Who Attempted to Destroy Kabah

This incident was so well known to the Arabs that the year in which it occurred came to be known as the Year of the Elephant, and they used to use it to describe various lengths of time. It was as if it was their calendar. For example they would say this thing…

13 Tips for Acceptable Hajj

13 Tips for Acceptable Hajj

Are you performing Hajj this year? The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) has a great promise for you. Abu Hurairah (may Allah be pleased with him) reported that the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said, “The reward for a Hajj mabroor is nothing but Paradise” (Al-Bukhari and Muslim). Here are 13 tips …

3 Modes of Hajj… What Differences? (+Charts)

Did you know that Hajj is not only one type that each and every pilgrim do? In fact, it is not only one or two types of Hajj available for pilgrims to choose from. If you are planning to perform Hajj, you select one of three modes: Ifrad, Tamatu` and Qiran. The 3 modes offer …

Hejaz region

'The Lord Will Protect His House'

Hejaz region is situated in an area known for being highly unstable both geologically and ecologically. However, recent geological studies have upheld the belief that Allah has protected this region from natural disasters. This belief goes all the way back to pre-Islamic times. Abdul Muttalib, the grandfather of the Prophet Muhammed (PBUH), showed this belief in the …

Mecca’s Holy Kaaba Cleaning

Mecca's Holy Kaaba Cleaning

Masjid Al-Haram has to be cleaned! In this short report we find out how Mecca’s holy Kaaba cleaning is done by the many people working there! The report is in Arabic but with English subtitles.

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