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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

Madinah - Prophet's Mosque

Visiting the city of Madinah is not a devotional rite of Hajj and has nothing to do with Hajj. However it is highly commendable to visit the Prophet's (Peace Be Upon Him) mosque. Your intention...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids

Leaving Jeddah Airport

The trip to Makkah Before you leave the terminal for Makkah or Madinah, use the toilet, and refresh your wudhu. You will not see such good toilet facilities again for a while so make the best of...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids

Money Information

Currency Exchange Info The Saudi Arabian monetary unit is the riyal, which is divided into 100 halalahs. Notes are in 1,5,10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 riyal denominations. The coins are in 5, 10...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids

Ihraam

General Guidelines: The rites of Umrah and Hajj begin by entering into the state of Ihraam. For men it is very apparent as they have a specific garment to wear. It is two clean preferably white...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids

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

Hajj and Umrah Health Tips

Pilgrims, when coming for Hajj or Umrah, are supposed to abide by a variety of health tips and guidelines, by following them it will protect them against infectious and communicable diseases...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids

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

Makkah - Salah

Timings The gold clocks inside the Haram and the outside clock towers have digital displays of all the salah times. The time between adhaan and iqaama varies for the different salawaat. The...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids