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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

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

Jeddah Airport - General Information

We will mention here procedures for those pilgrims that will be arriving by air into Jeddah. Many pilgrims arrive by ship or some pilgrims go directly to Madinah. The procedures for them are...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids

Essential Items

Essential Items for Hajj and Umrah On the whole, the majority of these items will be required for both Hajj and Umrah though less will be required if you are just going for Umrah. Items mentioned...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids

Telephones and Internet

Telephones The telephone system is fully automatic and you can dial almost all long-distance calls without operator assistance. Mobile (cell) phones are now widely used. If you wish to bring...

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

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

Travel Bookings

Make your bookings with a reputable travel agent. This is another point we cannot stress enough. Get references from the agent and call or visit pilgrims that used the agent previously. Avoid...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids

Shopping

Please remember that you have come for Hajj and that you should try and gain as much reward as possible. Spend your time in the mosque and try to minimise the time spent shopping. If you are one...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids

Hajj - Place by Place

The Hajj events are now explained as the Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him) performed them during his farewell pilgrimage. In this section we address the required actions for each place, followed in the...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids
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