The Meaning of the Black Stone – Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad

In this deep and insightful talk, Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad explains why does one turn to the Kaaba, when “Allah is with you wherever you may be,” and “Wherever you turn, there is the Face of Allah,” as Allah tells us in the Qur’an. The Shaykh discusses the reality of the Closeness and Presence of […]

Touching the Black Stone, and Cutting One’s Own Hair to Leave Ihram

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: (1) Can one touch or kiss the black stone and the cloth of the Ka’ba, knowing that it’s scented when in a state of ihram? (2) Also can a woman cut her own hair herself to get out of ihram or does she have to wait until someone […]

Kissing the Black Stone & Inconveniencing Others

Answered by Ustadha Sulma Badrudduja Question: I went on Umrah and managed to kiss the black stone. There was so much pushing and shoving that I think I fainted even though I dont remember exactly. Did I commit any sin by passing out infront of the Ka’ba? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, […]