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What Prophet Said When He Arrived in Madinah

What Prophet Said When He Arrived in Madinah

In an inspiring connection between our spiritual life and physical life, the Prophet lists praying at night along with feeding the hungry, greeting each other and maintaining family ties.

How Many Consecutive Days to Fast in Muharram

How Many Consecutive Days to Fast in Muharram?

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: It is recommendable to fast as much of the month of Muharram as one can; particularly the 9th, the 10th and the 11th days of it. Added …

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?

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 …

Aerial View & Description of Baqi Graveyard in Madinah

Aerial View & Description of Baqi Graveyard in Madinah

In this video, Dr. Yasir Qadhi, takes footage  from atop one of the minarets of the Prophet’s Mosque and provides a description of the Baqi graveyard. He talks about the graves of the Family of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) and some of the Companions. May Allah bless the Family of the …

Guide to Hajj: How to Make `Umrah

Hajj Guide: How to Perform Umrah

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 …

Your Guide to a Perfect Hajj (In-Depth)

Your Guide to a Perfect Hajj (In-Depth)

For many pilgrims, the journey of Hajj is afforded only once in their whole life. So, learning how to observe it perfectly is of paramount importance. A significant worship like Hajj, the fifth pillar of Islam, should be given full care regardless of the number of times you do it. The rituals and rules of …

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. …

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