On the Day of `Arafah, Allah's mercy and forgiveness are showered on His servants. Do you know how great and immense is Allah's mercy?
the pilgrimage to Makkah, is the fourth basic act of worship (`ibadah). It is obligatory once in a lifetime
Hajj is a lifetime journey for which the faithful hearts are longing. Indeed, it is a great favour Almighty Allah has bestowed upon His servants so that they can draw closer to Him and have their sins —no matter how numerous and grave they may be— forgiven. Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him)
Highlight of some matters that can help a pilgrim ensure that his or her Hajj will be accepted.
I beheld the mosque on Arafah—Masjid Namirah—through the early morning mist. Thousands on foot, in buses and cars heading in the same direction. With purposeful movements men and machine moved towards Arafah.
The kiswah is traditionally made of black material with a three-foot-wide band of inscription covering on all four sides of the Ka`bah
Circumambulating the Ka`bah is a symbolic act of worship, whose wisdom may be hidden from some. It indicates the believers’ utter submission to Almighty Allah alone
How Hajj is a journey of the soul and heart. The importance of Hajj in Islam.