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 […]

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 […]

Riyadhul Jannah

Riyadhul Jannah

While the number of holy sites in Islam is many. The Riyadhul Jannah is the name given to the center of the Holy Prophet PBUH mosque. Many Muslims including scholars have named this area to be sacred and one of the most auspicious areas in the entire Masjid e Nabwi. The area begins or extends […]

Third Ashra of Ramadan

Third Ashra of Ramadan – Seeking Refuge

What Does Ashra Mean? The word Ashra is originated from an Arabic word which means ten. Everyone knows about the three Ashras of Ramadan and each to till ten days according to the Islamic calendar. First Ashra: (First ten days of Ramadan) – Days of Mercy Second (Second ten days) – Days of Forgiveness Third […]

The Blessed Door of Kaabah

The Blessed Door of Kaabah

Every religion in the world has certain holy and sacred shrines and sites that have a special association with the supernatural. Jews take Jerusalem as their most sacred site. Christian community considers shrines belonging to saints as holy and wish to receive goodwill from their God in the form of healing and blessing. Muslims have […]