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Umrah - Background and General terms

Umrah according to Qur'an and Sunnah Any form of worship (Ibadah) in Islam must be performed according to the Qur'an and Sunnah for it to be acceptable to Allah. One's true intention (niyah) must...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids

Women - General Advice

When you are in Makkah and you wish to perform tawaaf, keep track of the salah times to avoid starting your tawaaf very close to iqaama time. If you do not watch the times, it will result in you...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids

Madinah - General Information

Narrated Anas (may Allah be pleased with him): The Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him) said: "Al-Madinah is a sanctuary from that place to that. Its trees should not be cut and no heresy should be...

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

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

Women - Pregnancy

A pregnant woman can be considered unable to perform Hajj, due to health reasons. However she cannot send (deputise) somebody else to do it on her behalf, as her condition is not permanent. There...

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

Hajj - Day by Day

The actual Hajj days are from the 8th to the 13th of Dhul-Hijja. Day 1 – 8th Dhul-Hijja (Yaum-at-Tarweya) On the 8th day of Dhul-Hijja the pilgrim (Tamattu) re-enters into the state of...

June 01, 2017 Abu Muneer Ismail Davids

Meeqat

The meqaat boundaries were defined by the Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him), and anybody (with the intention of performing Umrah or Hajj) who passes through them without Ihraam is liable for an...

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