Monthly Archives: June 2013

Connection with the Kaba

My breath was taken away as I stared in awe. The Ka’bah in all its glory loomed in front of me. I beheld every detail, the shimmering of the gold letters emblazoned on the Ka’bah that shone like a sun, … Continue reading

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Types of Hajj

Hajj is a rejuvenating journey, a ritual which cleanses the heart of a believer from all sins. Its blessings and rewards are endless. When a Pilgrim goes to Makkah to perform this beautiful act of worship, he/she is a guest … Continue reading

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Tips For Choosing a Hajj Package

  Hajj –which purifies man of all sins- is a very sacred journey whose spiritual aspect can be overshadowed when faced with logistical troubles. Therefore choosing the “perfect” hajj package is crucial to allow you to focus on the spiritual … Continue reading

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Hajj Rituals – Their Origin and Background

The literal meaning of word Hajj is “to set out” or “to make pilgrimage”. In Shariah, Hajj refers to the annual pilgrimage of Muslims to Makkah to perform certain religious rites in accordance with the teachings and methods prescribed by … Continue reading

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Hajj: An Unforgettable Journey

“Labbayka-Allahummma labbayk, Labbayka laa shareeka laka labbayk. Innal-Hamda wanni’mata laka wal-Mulk, laa shareeka lak!” Hearing these words of Allah’s remembrance every year reminds us of Hajj, one of the five major pillars of Islam. Hajj is enjoined on every sane … Continue reading

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Hajj- What does it Symbolize?

Hajj is among the five pillars of Islam that lay the foundations of a Muslim’s  life. It is incumbent upon every mentally, physically and financially able Muslim to perform Hajj at least once in his or her lifetime. Allah says … Continue reading

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