Hajj & Umrah

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 […]