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HOLY KAABAH, THE MUSLIM’S QIBLA

HOLY KAABAH, THE MUSLIM’S QIBLA

  There is a huge population of Muslims in the world, and every time when they pray, they turn their faces towards the one direction, that is Holy Kaabah, Saudi Arabia. The term is Islam for the direction is Qibla. When a Muslim ready to pray, no matter where that person is, he turns towards the direction or Qibla,… Continue reading »

REQUIREMENTS TO TRAVEL FOR HAJJ

REQUIREMENTS TO TRAVEL FOR HAJJ

Travelling for the sacred annual pilgrimage (Hajj) towards the most blessed city Makkah requires physical, spiritual, financial and material preparation. Particular logistical and religious requirements must be met before a person can set off for the sacred trip. The Hajj is a sacred journey of a lifetime and a dream of every Muslim, during which a person is… Continue reading »

What Is The Concept Of Hajj In Islam

What Is The Concept Of Hajj In Islam

What is Hajj? Term Hajj in the Arabic language means destination, aim, or purpose. The reason is obvious: Hajj is the ultimate sacred journey of loving submission and conscious surrender to ALLAH Almighty. Its ultimate purpose is your encounter with the House of ALLAH Kaaba or Bait al-ALLAH, with your physical body and, more significantly… Continue reading »

Conditions And Prohibition of Umrah

Conditions And Prohibition of Umrah

In this article we are going to tell you the basic conditions that are necessary to perform Umrah. Islam A person must be a Muslim before they are obliged to perform ‘Umrah (once in their lifetime). Therefore, non-Muslims are not required to perform ‘Umrah. Maturity A person must reach the age of puberty (‘Baligh’) before… Continue reading »

FACTS ABOUT PROPHET’S MOSQUE (MASJID-E-NABWI) (PART 2)

FACTS ABOUT PROPHET’S MOSQUE (MASJID-E-NABWI) (PART 2)

Holy chamber of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) Hujrah (the holy or sacred chamber) is place of the last residence and death of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) which is located just outside main masjid and has a golden coloured vault in front of it. It was initially house of His most favourite and beloved wife Hazrat Aisha (R.A)… Continue reading »

FACTS ABOUT PROPHET’S MOSQUE (MASJID-E-NABWI) (PART 1)

FACTS ABOUT PROPHET’S MOSQUE (MASJID-E-NABWI) (PART 1)

When Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) set out on Hijrat (migration) journey (as directed by ALLAH Almighty) from city Makkah to Madina, He did not have any house in that city. Prophet (PBUH) stayed at some generous and prominent tribes on the way, who offered and presented Prophet (PBUH) place to live. But He refused their proposals… Continue reading »