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Hajj – A Reader – For Those Blessed With The Pilgrimage

Dhul Hijja, the month of Hajj, is fast approaching. Hundreds and thousands of blessed Muslims are packing their bags, checking their travel documents and flocking to airports around the world, to make the journey to Mecca, Saudi Arabia. This brief document is a resource for those travelling for Hajj this year, or any year. It [...]

Imam al-Haddad’s Counsels on Hajj and `Umrah – Muwasala

From Muwasala COUNSELS ON TRAVELLING You must hold fast to all the acts of devotion which you perform regularly when you are not travelling. Do not make light of leaving any of them. You should make up any acts of devotion which you are unable to perform due to travelling when you are able to [...]

Video: Fast the 9th (‘Arafa) and Live for Another Year – Mufti Abdur Rahman ibn Yusuf

Video: Fast the 9th (‘Arafa) and Live for Another Year – Mufti Abdur Rahman ibn Yusuf Question: What is the virtue of fasting on the day of Arafah? Mufti Abdur Rahman ibn Yusuf teaches at Zamzam Academy

On the Path to a Sacred Journey: The Courtesies (Ādāb) of Hajj – Nur Sacred Sciences

On the Path to a Sacred Journey: The Courtesies (Ādāb) of Hajj The Hajj has specific courtesies and actions that it is recommended to perform in order to ensure that one returns from Hajj with his or her pilgrimage both accepted and rewarded, inshāʼ Allāh. Among the recommended ādāb of the great pilgrimage are the following. 1)      It is recommended that [...]

The Orphan’s Song For The Kaaba By Novid Shaid

The Orphan’s Song For The Kaaba By Novid Shaid This narrative poem is based on famous Sufi tales about amazing acts of sacrifice and journeys on the way to Hajj. The Orphan’s Song For The Kaaba By Novid Shaid When I was fresh, new, swaddling babe My mother’s poor spirit flew away And my father [...]

The Hajj Collection – Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad – Cambridge Khutbahs Etc

The Hajj Collection – Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad – Cambridge Khutbahs Etc As we received so much positive feedback for our Ramadan Reader, please find below an assortment of resources that centre on the days of the Hajj and the festival of Eid-ul-Adha. Talks and Lectures Hajj: The Inward Spiral – A sermon exploring the [...]

In the Footsteps of Prophet Ibrahim – by Imam Afroz Ali

We have all heard the phrase, “following in someone’s footsteps”. It is used figuratively to mean that we look up to that someone who has set an excellent example. Hence following in their example is a means to avoid errors and harms, and to gain benefit and goodness. I have always wondered why “footsteps” were used as the [...]

Videos: Hajj Reflections – Radical Middle Way

Videos: Hajj Reflections – Radical Middle Way Four Muslims share their personal reflections on Hajj. Hajj Reflections – Abdul Ali Hamid A person who intends to go for Hajj needs to make sure that he has fulfilled all other pillars of Islam, states Abdul Ali Hamid. In this Hajj Reflections video Abdul Ali Hamid recollects [...]

The Gifts of Hajj – Radical Middle Way

The Gifts of Hajj… Bismillah Sayyidi al-Habib Umar bin Hafiz (may Allah preserve him) reminds us that the linguistic meaning of Hajj is seeking or intending. Thus the people of Allah are constantly performing Hajj because they are constantly seeking Allah. Just as their whole year is Ramadan, likewise their whole year is Hajj. Just [...]

Essential apps for Hajj – Radical Middle Way

Essential apps for Hajj So you have parted with thousands of pounds and booked the journey of your life. You’ve bought a tonne of books and even attended a Hajj seminar. But you still want that little something that will serve as a reminder in case you become overwhelmed. You want something that is within [...]