August 29, 2016

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Ibn al-Mubarak’s Hajj story will leave you amazed


ABDULLAH ibn al-Mubarak (d. 181H) is one of the finest examples of excellence to have lived in our history. He was a scholar, worshipper, soldier, businessman and philanthropist – and he excelled in all these roles. Allah had blessed him with wealth and Hajj was an occasion he would generously spend during for the pilgrims…....

Misconception: ‘It’s Hajj-e-Akbar if 9th (Arafah) falls on Friday!’


“Alhamdulillah, the 9th day is Friday! We’ll get to perform Hajj-e-akbar!” “Hajj-e-akbar mabrook!” “Performing Hajj-e-akbar has greater rewards than an ordinary Hajj…” THESE are some statements we hear from people that leave us confused as to what is right. There is a common misconception regarding “Hajj-e-Akbar” that if the 9th day of Dhul Hijjah falls…...

What to do in the 10 days of Dhul Hijjah


Photo by Syed Akif. Source: Internet WHENEVER I think of the first 10 days of Dhul Hijjah, I think of a sale. In Dubai, one of the biggest exhibitions of the year is Gitex, a technology fair that goes on for just under 10 days, and has the public going tech-crazy well before that. There…...

1.5 million pilgrims to perform Hajj this year


MAKKAH — As many as 1.5 million external and domestic pilgrims are expected to perform Hajj this year, the Central Hajj Committee was told, according to a report in Saudi Gazette…....