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For Those Not Performing Hajj

The Day of Arafah On this day, Allah سبحانه وتعالى perfected the religion of Islam. Ayah 3 , in Soorah Maaidah was revealed to the Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم on Mount Arafah while he was doing Hajj.  الْيَوْمَ أَكْمَلْتُ لَكُمْ دِينَكُمْ وَأَتْمَمْتُ عَلَيْكُمْ نِعْمَتِي […]

Women’s Issues

Obligation of Hajj & Umrah Hajj or Umrah is not waajib (obligatory) upon a woman until the following conditions are met: -she has a mahram (male relative to accompany her) -she can afford it for herself and the mahram both It is haraam for a […]

Lesson 2: Hajj: Day 1 & Day 2 (8 & 9 Dhul Hijjah)

8TH OF DHUL HIJJAH Hajj officially begins on the 8th day of Dhul Hijjah. This day is called Yawm-at-Tarwiyah: the Day of Fetching Water. Why? It is said because Arafah is a dry place, and so the pilgrims would drink a lot before leaving for […]

Lesson 1: Intro to Hajj + Steps of Umrah

Hajj is the fifth pillar of Islam and it is obligatory open anyone with the financial and physical ability. Allah سبحانه وتعالى says in soorah Aal-Imran, ayah 97: وَلِلَّهِ عَلَى النَّاسِ حِجُّ الْبَيْتِ مَنِ اسْتَطَاعَ إِلَيْهِ سَبِيلًا ۚ And Hajj to the House (Ka’bah) is a […]

Chapter 12: Other Baby Issues

The urine of a baby has specific Islamic rulings in regards to being impure (najis). Ali رضي الله عنه narrated that the Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم said: بول الغلام الرضيع ينضح، وبول الجارية يغسل The urine of a breastfeeding baby boy is sprayed and […]

Chapter 11: Keeping our Homes Halal

The environment around our children has a huge effect on them. Certain things are a deterrent for the acceptance of our duas, ruqyahs, etc Some things encourage and welcome evil and the shaitaan into our homes. To protect our children, we must do more than just […]

Chapter 10: Protecting our Children

Envy and the evil eye are real afflictions from amongst the evil things that Allahسبحانه وتعالى The evil eye is a form of envy. When an envious person sees something he or she admires, it causes immediate harm.  Ibn Abbas رضي الله عنه said that the […]

Chapter 9: Circumcision

The Circumcision of a Boy What is circumcision? The circumcision of a boy is the removal of a small piece of skin called the foreskin from the male sexual organ (penis).  Circumcision is an obligatory action for all males in Islam. It originated since the time of Prophet Ibraheem عليه السلام and he was commanded to do […]

Chapter 8: The Newborn Child’s Seventh Day

The seventh day is an important day for new baby. there are certain actions that are prescribed in Islam to be performed on this day, as mentioned in the following hadith: Samurah bin Jundub رضي الله عنه said that the Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم […]

Chapter 7: Naming the Newborn Child

1. The baby can be named at any time from birth until the seventh day. But it should be named by the seventh day, no later than that.  The Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم said that the child should be named on the seventh day. […]