Ḥajj

Shia and the 10th of Muharram

Shia and the 10th of Muharram

  Shia and the 10th of Muharram   I am living in dubai and here huge number of shia are pesent arround us they always say that doing maatum on 9 and 10 muhaaram is right and this is the proof that we love hazrat husain and hazrat yaqoob also said “Hazrat...

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When Eid falls on Jumuah, Friday

When Eid falls on Jumuah, Friday

When Eid falls on Jumuah Question: If Eid coincides with Friday, is it permissible for me to pray the Eid prayer and not to pray Jumu’ah or vice versa? Answer: Praise be to Allaah. If the day of Eid coincides with Friday, then whoever prays Eid with the imaam does not...

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A History of Hajj (Pilgramage)

A History of Hajj (Pilgramage)

A History of Hajj (Pilgramage) © Invitation to Islam Newsletter, Issue 1, May 1997 Hajj literally means 'to set out for a place'. Islamically however it refers to the annual pilgrimage that Muslims make to Makkah with the intention of performing certain religious...

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Effects and purposes of Hajj

Effects and purposes of Hajj   We ask Allaah to bless those who perform Hajj with forgiveness of sins, and for those who have not done Hajj we ask Him to grant them what they hope  for and save them from that which they fear. The aims and purposes of Hajj and...

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The Story of Ibraheem – (alaihi as-salaam)

The Story of Ibraheem - (alaihi as-salaam) From Islamic Newsletter 'As-Sunnah' Issue no: 10 Compiled by Sister Shawana A. Aziz The story of Ibraheem (alaihi as-salaam) is greatly associated with Hajj because the origin of Hajj is old as the Kaa'ba, which was built by...

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The Sacrifice (Udhhiyah)

The Sacrifice (Udhhiyah) The sacrifice – to slaughter an animal, a Camel, Cow, sheep or a Ram....depending on ones financial ability is an obligation upon those who are able, those who have been blessed with wealth. Allaah says: Say; (O Muhammad). Indeed my prayer, my...

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Are There Signs for the Acceptance of Ḥajj and ʿUmrah?

Are There Signs for the Acceptance of Ḥajj and ʿUmrah?

Q. Are there apparent signs to know that one’s fulfilment of Ḥajj and ʿUmrah has been accepted? A. It is possible for there to be signs in which Allāh has accepted from those who make the pilgrimage (Ḥajj), those who fast, those who offer charity, and those who pray,...

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Performing Ḥajj Before Reaching Puberty

Performing Ḥajj Before Reaching Puberty

Is the Ḥajj obligation fulfilled if one performs it before reaching maturity? Q. If a child before reaching maturity has performed Ḥajj and then he matures... is it then necessary for him to do Ḥajj again? A. The first Ḥajj does not fulfil the obligation; rather he...

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