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Hajj and ‘Umrah


وَأَذِّن فِي النَّاسِ بِالْحَجِّ يَأْتُوكَ رِجَالًا وَعَلَى كُلِّ ضَامِرٍ يَأْتِينَ مِن كُلِّ فَجٍّ عَمِيقٍ  لِيَشْهَدُوا مَنَافِعَ لَهُمْ وَيَذْكُرُوا اسْمَ اللَّهِ فِي أَيَّامٍ مَّعْلُومَاتٍ عَلَى مَا رَزَقَهُم مِّن بَهِيمَةِ الْأَنْعَامِ فَكُلُوا مِنْهَا وَأَطْعِمُوا الْبَائِسَ الْفَقِيرَ  ثُمَّ لْيَقْضُوا تَفَثَهُمْ وَلْيُوفُوا نُذُورَهُمْ وَلْيَطَّوَّفُوا… Read More ...

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The Sharī‘ah of Worship Rituals (1/2)


The objective of Islam is purification of the soul. Attainment of excellence in this purification relies on a person’s relationship of servitude with the Almighty. The stronger this relationship, the greater a person is able to achieve purification both in… Read More ...

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Guidance provided by the Prophet (sws)


The previous discussion covers the directives of hajj and ‘umrah. However, the guidance we receive from the practices of the Prophet (sws) in this regard is as follows:

i. Ihrām
When putting on the ihrām, the Prophet (sws) would… Read More ...

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Sites of Hajj and ‘Umrah


The sites of hajj and ‘umrah are called the sha‘āir of Allah. The Qur’ānic words are: اللهِ (158:2) إِنَّ الصَّفَا وَ الْمَرْوَةَ مِنْ شَعَائِرِ (indeed the Safā and the Marwah are the sha‘āir of Allāh, (2:158)). This word is the… Read More ...

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History of Hajj and ‘Umrah


The history of the rituals of hajj and ‘umrah begins with the declaration of Abraham (sws) referred to earlier at various places in this section on hajj and ‘umrah. Never did these rituals cease to be offered thereafter. Before the… Read More ...

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Article Image Detailed discussion on Hajj and Umrah with Javed Ahmad Ghamidi. A program on Aaj TV Titled “Hajj Special” hosted by Rehan Ahmad Yousfi. Watch this video ...
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