Hajj is a divine ordinance that brings to the Muslim nation the need and importance of unity.
This consists of specialized terms relating to Hajj with their meanings.
Here is the reflection of the writer on his Journey to Makkah for Hajj. He shows how Hajj is a time for Sabr (patience).
The article covers several versions of the story of Ibrahim and how he arrived in Makkah and how he raised the foundations of the Ka`bah.
The fifth Pillar of Islam is the pilgrimage to Makkah and its surroundings known as Hajj. All Muslims are obligated to make Hajj once in their lifetimes if they can afford it and are otherwise able to do so. The Hajj is made from the eighth to the twelfth of the Islamic month of Dhul-Hijjah.Muslims
Islam is a religion of relatively few symbols because it is an open, rational and practical faith. Where symbols do occur, their nature conforms with and confirms the nature of the faith. The central and foremost symbol of Islam is the Kabah and the rituals associated with it. In the Qur’an, God calls the Kabah
The drape or covering of the Kabah, known as the kiswah, has an interesting history through different eras. Some scholars argue that the first kiswah was made by the Prophet Ismail (peace and blessings be upon him). It is mentioned by others that the first kiswah was made by Adnan ibn Ad, a great- great-grandfather
After arriving in Madinah the Prophet (Pbuh) turned his attention to cementing the ties of mutual brotherhood among the Muslims
Muslims commemorate the Prophet Ibrahim's willingness to sacrifice his first-born son at the command of God, and how Allah spared his son and made him a Prophet
In the early years of the Islamic call, the Prophet (Pbuh) and Muslims faced an economic and social boycott that lasted three years.
A pool of water surfaced, and by the grace of Allah, shaped itself into a well that came to be called Zamzam water.
Islam, the Religion of all the Prophets Islam began with the first man, Adam, when he submitted himself to God. Therefore, the word “Islam” simply means Submission to God. The word also means Peace; and so, as the name of the Religion of God, it implies the peace that we can attain by submitting to