Seeking Forgiveness Before Going Umrah

Seeking Forgiveness Before Going Umrah

“SO BY MERCY FROM ALLAH (S.W.T), [O MUHAMMAD], YOU WERE LENIENT WITH THEM, AND IF YOU HAD BEEN RUDE [IN SPEECH] AND HARSH IN HEART, THEY WOULD HAVE DISBANDED FROM ABOUT YOU. SO PARDON THEM AND ASK FORGIVENESS FOR THEM AND CONSULT THEM IN THE MATTER. AND WHEN YOU HAVE DECIDED, THEN RELY UPON ALLAH. […]

Pilgrims Flock to Mina as Hajj Starts

Pilgrims Flock to Mina as Hajj Starts

Hajj is the name given to a pilgrimage made by Muslims at least once in a lifetime. It is part of the five pillars of Islam, mandatory for all financially and physically able. On the first day of the annual Islamic pilgrimage, Hujjaj flock to Mina as part of the first leg of their journey […]

History of Qurbani

History of Qurbani

 “SURELY MY PRAYER AND MY SACRIFICE AND MY LIFE AND MY DEATH ARE FOR ALLAH, THE LORD OF THE WORLD” What Is the Story Behind Qurbani? Hazrat Ibrahim’s night of test have a tremendous effect on the history of Qurbani in Islam and his actions according to the commandment of Allah are still followed by […]

Kaabah - The Heaven on Earth

Kaabah – The Heaven on Earth

Kaabah is a heaven on the Earth beyond any explanation. Not a single word can describe the experience and feelings that one goes through after seeing it. It is the most sacred and perfect site in Islam is also known as Bait Ullah. The House of Allah –this mere concept is enough for every believer […]

Prophet Ibrahim AS in Islam

The Prophet Abraham (Ibrahim AS) in Islam

What did Prophet Ibrahim do? Muslims trust that the prophet Abraham PBUH was a renowned personality in Islamic history. His exemplary character, bravery, and pious deeds have given him due to fame. Designated title of Khalil-Ullah –the Arabic term for the friend of Allah. Hazrat Ibrahim AS was the forefather to a number of great […]

Mujjan- The Musallah Jibraeel

Mujjan- The Musallah Jibraeel

The Holy Kaabah is the most sacred building for the Muslims of the world. It is the Qibla where the Muslims prostrate and offer their daily five prayers. Our beloved Prophet Muhammad PBUH after returning from his famous voyage of Miraaj narrated about the Bait-al Mamoor. It is the house of Allah situated right on […]

Importance of the First 10 Days of Hajj

Importance of the First 10 Days of Hajj

Be it the benefits of good deeds, worship or intense repentance, the importance of the first 10 days of Hajj can never be denied. This particular time period carries a great deal of power for those who believe and take heed. The Islamic month of Zul Hijjah is termed to be important because it is […]

A Closer Look at the Ihram for Umrah

A Closer Look at the Ihram for Umrah

The Umrah or the minor pilgrimage is a great blessing for those that understand. And in order for one to perform it correctly, there is a certain protocol that must be followed. Umrah cannot be performed without the ihram. And what is the ihram? It is a state of complete purity and sacredness. It is […]