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Accommodation

All pilgrims stay in tents in Mina. Mina now has permanent fire-proof tents with air-conditioning and electricity. They are quite comfortable compared to the previous tents. For most the bed is...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids

Umrah Visas now open

There has been much discussion and confusion regarding the new Umrah Visa fee structure which were recently announced by Saudia Arabia. With the Umrah season now officially beginning, the Saudi...

June 01, 2017 Ali Sajaad

Food

There are various kinds of food available in Makkah and Madinah. You will find food and fruit from just about every country you can think of. Some of the more common ones are: Indonesian...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids

The Days of Hajj

  Day No: Date (Dhul-Hijja): Day known as: Meaning: 1 8th Yaum-at-Tarweya Day of...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids

Why is Hajj getting so expensive-Part 1

This is a question I hear year after year and it perplexes me when I find people still saying, “I will wait until it gets cheaper.” This is a two-part article addressing the issues...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids

Makkah - General Information

Background to Makkah "Verily, the first House (of worship) appointed for mankind was that at Bakkah (Makkah), full of blessing, and a guidance for Al-Alamin (the mankind and the jinn). In it are...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids

Key Considerations

Like any other trip be it business or vacation, Hajj and Umrah requires lots of planning and preparation; tickets, visas, money, accommodation, etc. Let us begin with a reminder of the best...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids

Why is Hajj getting so expensive-Part 2

This is part 2 of my article discussing the cost of Hajj and specifically why it is getting so expensive. If you haven't yet read Part 1, then please take a few moments and read it here. My...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids

Women - Key Issues

Some of the most disputable points in relation to Hajj are, not surprisingly, regarding women: The issue of Mahram Covering of the face while in Ihraam Visiting of graves At this point we...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids

Makkah - The Haram

Entering the Haram As with any masjid enter the Haram with your right foot and it is sunnah to say: بِسْمِ اللهِ وَ الصَّلاةُ وَ السَّلامُ عَلَى رَسُولِ الله، أَعُوذُ بِاللهِ العَظِيمِ، وَ...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids