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Common Mistakes in Ihram

1. Sometimes a man in ihram accompanies the women to help them in doing the hajj rituals and sits with them in a covered vehicle during daytime while he is ...

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Common Mistakes while staying in Muzdalifa

1. Some pilgrims leave ‘Arafat for Muzdalifa and when they reach a place, they inquire about it and are told that this is Muzdalifa and so they stay there. However, ...

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Ziyarats in Medina

1. The Graveyard of Uhud – This is where the martyrs of the battle of Uhud are buried. Hazrat Hamza (A.S) the uncle of the Prophet (S.A.W) was killed and ...

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Forty Hadith for Hajj

01 – Importance of Hajj Imam Ali Ibn Abi Talib (peace be upon him) has said, “By Allah, by Allah, keep the House of your Lord in mind. Do not ...

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Eid Al-Adha Sermon

Once again we have all been blessed by Allah (SWT) to witness and celebrate this great day of Eid Al-Adha. Eid Al-Adha basically means, ‘the festival of sacrifice in Islam’. ...

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Common Mistakes in making the Sacrifice

1. Some pilgrims appoint others as their agents to do the sacrifice on their behalf, and then they themselves proceed to do the other rituals while the agents go for ...

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Common Mistake in Stoning

1. Some pilgrims stone the pillar with pieces of wood and shoes or sandals. It does not behoove a guest of the Merciful Lord to do such things. 2. Some ...

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What is Zamzam?

Zamzam is the name of the well that provides the water to billions of people, have thirstily drunk from throughout history, especially during the Hajj pilgrimage. Zamzam is linked to ...

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Types of Hajj

There are three kinds of Hajj: 1. Hajj-e-Tamattu (Advantageous Hajj). This is commonly known as Wajib Hajj and will be dealt with in detail. In Hajj-e-Tamattu, Umrah is performed before ...

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Obligation of Hajj

Any man or woman, who fulfills the following qualifications, has a religious obligation (Hajjatul Islam or Wajib Hajj) to perform Hajj once in a lifetime. 1. Must have attained puberty ...

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