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Is It Permissible for a Pilgrim to Cover His Head?

Is It Permissible for a Pilgrim to Cover His Head?

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: Aman performing Hajj or Umrah is not permitted to cover his head. This is valid for men because women are …

Is Underwear Supposed to Be Worn While in Ihram?

Is Underwear Supposed to Be Worn While in 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: 1- It is not permissible for males to wear underwear or any sewn clothes in a state ofihram. 2- If …

Longing for Hajj

Many Years Longing for Hajj: A Story from Australia

Preparing for hajj we must have the right mentality, otherwise we would find it very difficult to cope. Take one thing at a time, have the intention to please God in the best way possible, and go with an open mind. Take Hajj as a journey.

Sultan

Hajj: Medical Report to the Sultan!

Medical sciences have witnessed unprecedented developments in the past decades that have resulted in better health care systems. Last decade, the World Health Organization‘s World Health Report for the year 2000 ranked the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 26thin terms of the performance of its health care system compared to that of 190 other countries assessed …

Saudi Saves Elderly Pilgrim's Life in Madinah

Saudi Saves Elderly Pilgrim's Life in Madinah

MADINAH – A Saudi man saved the life of a 60-year-old Turkish pilgrim in Madinah by performing first aid emergency to the man who suddenly fell unconscious. “I immediately rushed to save the pilgrim and provide first aid, before the Red Crescent team arrived at the site, and within just two minutes, the pilgrim regained …

Haramain App

Your New Hajj Companion, Haramain App

You can now listen to translated Friday prayer sermons and find your way around the Holy Sites, thanks to Haramain Recordings which has launched its new mobile app for the current Haj season. The Haramain app aims to be a guide for pilgrims and those wishing to experience the Grand Mosque in Makkah and the …

High-tech

Using High-Tech Systems for Hajj Data

KSA’s General Authority for Statistics is using a comprehensive high-tech system to update the Hajj statistics program, ArabNews reported on August 30, as part of its Hajj operations for this year. About 400 statisticians at nine facilities in Makkah, in addition tothree support centers in Madinah, Jeddah and Taif, use anonline network to provide the …



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