Hajj

The last sermon of Prophet Muhammad

Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) delivered his last sermon (Khutbah) on the ninth of Dhul Hijjah (12th and last month of the Islamic year), 10 years after Hijrah (migration from Makkah to Madinah) in the Uranah Valley of mount Arafat. His words were quite clear and concise and were directed to the entire humanity. After praising, and thanking Allah …

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The Kiswa: The story behind the covering of the holy Kaaba

The Kiswa: The story behind the covering of the holy Kaaba

MAKKAH: On behalf of King Salman, Makkah Gov. Prince Khalid Al-Faisal on Wednesday handed over the Kaaba Kiswa (black cloth) to the senior caretaker of the Kaaba, Saleh bin Zain Al-Abidin Al-Shaibi. The Kiswa will be replaced on the ninth day of the month of Dul Hijjah, following in the footsteps of the Prophet Muhammad and his companions.

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10 Tips for Diabetics Planning to Perform Hajj By Halal Trip

Contributed by Professor David Kerr MD (Founder VoyageMD.com) Depending on when the Hajj falls on the lunar calendar, some of the Hajj rituals need to be undertaken in extreme heat with temperatures often more than 45o C. The risks are heat stroke and dehydration, which can be aggravated by excessive exertion and basic sanitation. Other health risks relate to outbreaks of communicable disease …

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HAJJ CHECKLIST AND PACKING GUIDE FOR PILGRIMS

What do i need for hajj? Hajj Checklist, Hajj Packing Guide for Pilgrims. Hajj is a splendid journey of love between the believer and the lord of the heavens. There is no religious or spiritual event which is more evident as is Hajj in the holy city of Makkah. It is an obligatory act of worship upon every sane and …

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Maximising Intentions for Hajj

As we approach the final month of the lunar calendar, the sacred month of Dhul-Hijjah, millions of Muslims around the world are preparing to embark on the most important journey of their lives – Ḥajj; the major pilgrimage to the blessed land of Makkah Al-Mukarramah. As previously mentioned regarding having multiple intentions whilst reciting the Qur’ān in Ramaḍān,[1] our beloved …

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