Author Archives: Urooj Saeed

Hajj – A Comprehensive Worship!

There are five basic pillars of Islam, five primary obligations and acts of worship which constitute the foundation of a Muslim’s life. These are: Shahadah Salat Zakat Sawm (Fast) Hajj First let us understand, in short,  what does these pillars … 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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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- 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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