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Woman of Courage: Lessons from the story of Hajar

Sep 08, 2016 Bushra Wangde
Muslims from all around the world flock to Makkah to perform Umrah and Hajj every year…
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The miraculous water of Zamzam

Sep 08, 2016 Bushra Wangde
Old Zamzam Well at the Museum in Makkah. — Photo by Islamopedia EVERY Muslim is aware of…
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Do Muslims Really Stone the Devil in Hajj?

Sep 08, 2016 Faraz Omar
THE simple answer is: Muslims DON’T stone the devil in Hajj every year. We stone the…
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What is the purpose of Hajj and why is it important to Muslims

Sep 08, 2016 Zara Andleeb
HAJJ, one of the five pillars of Islam, is obligatory on every adult Muslim once in his…
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History of Hajj and what the pilgrimage means

Sep 08, 2016 Editors
HAJJ literally means ‘to set out for a place‘. Islamically however it refers to the…
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Talbiyah: What does Labbaik Allahumma Labbaik mean?

Sep 08, 2016 Editors
Jaabir ibn ‘Abd-Allah رضي الله عنه‎‎ said, describing the Hajj of the Prophet ﷺ: “Then he…
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Importance of Arafat day and its place in Hajj

Sep 08, 2016 Naseema Zulfiqar
Name and location Mount Arafat lies 22 km east of Makkah in the plain of Arafat.[1] Mount…
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Hajj in 1885: Old & Rare Pictures of the Pilgrimage

Sep 08, 2016 Editors
These rare – perhaps the oldest existing – pictures have been attributed to Makkan…
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Our Latest Hajj Issue is Free!

Sep 01, 2016 Editors
Alhamdulillah, we are happy to bring to you our 5th issue. Our PDF is designed to be an…
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Ibn al-Mubarak’s Hajj story will leave you amazed

Aug 29, 2016 Editors
ABDULLAH ibn al-Mubarak (d. 181H) is one of the finest examples of excellence to have…
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Misconception: 'It's Hajj-e-Akbar if 9th (Arafah) falls on Friday!'

Aug 29, 2016 Bushra Wangde
“Alhamdulillah, the 9th day is Friday! We’ll get to perform Hajj-e-akbar!” “Hajj-e-akbar…
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What to do in the 10 days of Dhul Hijjah

Aug 29, 2016 Salmah Shahnawaz
Photo by Syed Akif. Source: Internet WHENEVER I think of the first 10 days of Dhul…
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Hajj in 1860s: How the journey was for Indian pilgrims

Aug 29, 2016 Editors
Hajj pilgrims from India disembarking at Jeddah, 1940. Picture for illustration purposes…
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What to pack for Hajj

Aug 26, 2016 Salmah Shahnawaz
IF you are anything like me, packing is one of the most daunting things you have to do. I…
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The Hajj of the Prophet ﷺ and his farewell sermon

Aug 26, 2016 Zara Andleeb
HOW often do we desire to see the face of our beloved Prophet ﷺ? How often are we, when…
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Dear Haji, Let’s Reflect on Why We Perform Hajj

Aug 22, 2016 Faraz Omar
SOON In-sha Allah you will embark on a journey that words cannot describe. Ordained by…
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Share Your Hajj Miracle

Jul 27, 2016 Editors
Hajj pilgrims have a number of inspiring and emaan-boosting stories to tell! We are…
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Istiqamah: How To Remain Steadfast After Ramadan

Jun 28, 2016 Naseema Zulfiqar
THE word istiqamah comes from the Arabic root word قام (qaama) which means to rise, to…
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Seeking Laylatul Qadr

Jun 25, 2016 Salmah Shahnawaz
Ramadan is not about comparing yourself to other people, and each person’s spiritual…
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Creative Ways To Instil The Value Of Ramadan In Kids

Jun 24, 2016 Tasneem Ataullah
‘We are what we do repeatedly.’ ANY habit that becomes an inseparable token of our lives…