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Dude Harlino in hajj

Indonesian TV Star Dude Harlino Reflects on Hajj Experience

“I did not have a moment of worry about myself or my belongings”. This is how Dude Harlino, a famous Indonesian actor, talked about his Hajj experience, which he just concluded,describing the life time journey as the most beautiful and happiest times of his life, Arab News reported. Invited to Hajj by Saudi media ministry …

Standing at Arafah, Longing for Forgiveness? - About Islam

Standing at Arafah, Longing for Forgiveness?

Short Answer:Allah frees far more people from Hellfire on the Day of Arafah than on any other day.Non-pilgrims are recommended to observe fasting on the Day of Arafah.It expiates the sins of the preceding year and the coming year. The recommended supplication is: “There is no deity worthy of worship but Allah alone. He has …

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 …


Exhaustion and Hajj Rituals

The phenomenon of exhaustion frequently takes place in the summer or in places with high temperature such as during Hajj pilgrimage. Sometimes, it attacks the person suddenly, but it mostly be caused by the body being subjected to high temperature which, in its turn, results in losing huge amounts of sweat that contains Sodium Chloride. …

Are You a Diabetic Pilgrim? These Tips Are for You - About Islam

Are You a Diabetic Pilgrim? These Tips Are for You

With over two and half million pilgrims from different nationalities now ready forHajj, a significant proportion of them are elderly and may suffer from chronic medical conditions such as diabetes. Here are sometips for diabetic patients and their medical teams during this valuable spiritual pilgrimage. Always carry some carbohydrates to be used in the hypoglycemic …

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 …

Hajj Journey

What Makes Hajj a Lifetime Journey?

Short Answer:One indication that a pilgrimage has been accepted, it is said, is when a pilgrim abandons his/her sinful ways, exchanges his/her idle companions for righteous company and friends, then forsakes frivolity and heedlessness in favor of seriousness and vigilance.In fact, his/her heart might be the person’s true indicator. If it is no longer attached, …

Hajj May Help Heal Christchurch Survivors - About Islam

Hajj May Help Heal Christchurch Survivors

Miraculously, the only left signs on Atacocugu as one of Christchurch massacre’s victims are the scars from the nine bullets fired at him aimlessly last March. Coming so close to death nearly five months ago in Christchurch massacre, he feels he’ll be “reborn” during the next week’s hajj journey, with which he wants to express …

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 …

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