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TYPES OF HAJJ (PILGRIMAGE)

TYPES OF HAJJ (PILGRIMAGE)

Islam which is considered as a complete code of living has five basic pillars of which Pilgrimage (Hajj) stands on the fifth place. Pilgrimage (Hajj) is performed in the last month of Lunar Islamic Calendar Zil-Hajj in which the Muslims throughout the globe participate in millions of quantity. Hajj is …

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SIGNIFICANCE OF IHRAM IN PILGRIMAGE

SIGNIFICANCE OF IHRAM IN PILGRIMAGE

Ihram is a cloth for the Muslim Pilgrims, men and women to be worn for the performance of pilgrimage (Hajj). The meaning of Ihram is “to Restain yourself” (Haram in Arabic) and the person wearing Ihram is called “Muhrim”. The purpose of Ihram is to purify oneself spiritually by restaining …

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THE DAY OF ARAFAT

THE DAY OF ARAFAT

The 9th day of the last month of Islamic Calendar is considered as the Day of Arafat. It is one of the Rituals that the Muslims pilgrims (Hajji) perform during their annual journey of pilgrimage (Hajj) towards the Holiest place of Makkah in Saudi Arabia. As the 9th Zil-Hajj is …

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A HAJJ PILGRIM ARRESTED WHILE TRYING TO SMUGGLE ‘LIQUID ICE’ IN SHERBET BOTTLES

A HAJJ PILGRIM ARRESTED WHILE TRYING TO SMUGGLE 'LIQUID ICE' IN SHERBET BOTTLES

Pilgrimage (Hajj) to the Holy place of Makkah stands as a dream in the eyes of every Muslim whose heart is full of Eman. The true Muslims wish and seek for this precious blessed visit for their whole lives. Every year many Muslims stand in the rows for their turn …

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The Moon of Dhul Hajj Will Be Visible on Friday Evening

The Moon of Dhul Hajj Will Be Visible on Friday Evening

Astronomers, Ravi Hilal, a scholar of knowledge, predicts that the moon of Dhul Hajj will be visible on Friday evening, 2nd August 2019 and the first one (1stZil Hajj) will take place on Saturday, 3 August 2019 While the Muslims will celebrate Eid on Monday, 12 August 2019. Astronomers have said …

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THE PILGRIMAGE (HAJJ) IN ISLAM- 2019

THE PILGRIMAGE (HAJJ) IN ISLAM- 2019

Hajj 2019 is hopefully going to be observed from 9th August till 14th August (Friday- Wednesday) as per the Gregorian Calendar but might be confirmed with the sight of Zil-Hajj Moon. Pilgrimage (HAJJ) is one of the five basic pillars of Islam which is performed in the last Islamic month …

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THE MINISTRY OF HAJJ & UMRAH HAS LAUNCHED “HIGH-TECH SMART CARDS” FOR THE PILGRIMS

THE MINISTRY OF HAJJ

THE MINISTRY OF HAJJ & UMRAH HAS LAUNCHED “HIGH-TECH SMART CARDS” FOR THE PILGRIMS A Smart Card- modern technology is going to be issued to the 25,000 pilgrims going for the performance of Hajj this year. The Ministry of Hajj and Umrah, Saudi Arabia has introduced a modern way to …

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Eid-ul-Fitr

Eid-ul-fitr holidays

Eid-al-Fitr (Eid al-Fitr, Eid ul-Fitr, Id-Ul-Fitr, Eid) is the first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal. It marks the end of Ramadan, which is a month of fasting and prayer. Many Muslims attend communal prayers, listen to a khutba(sermon) and give zakat al-fitr (charity in the form of food) during Eid al-Fitr. What …

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ZAKAT AL FITR- THE OBLIGATION OF EID

Fitrah

  Zakat Al Fitr is a charitable donation that is obligatory upon every Muslim to distribute among the needy/ poor at the completion of the Holy month of Ramadan before performing the Eid prayer.                                                                                                                                                                                     The nature of this donation is that of a tax which every Muslim man, …

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