A Short History of Hajj

Hajj literally means ‘to set out for a place.’ Islamically however it refers to the annual pilgrimage that Muslims make to Makkah with the intention of performing certain religious rites in accordance with the method prescribed by the Prophet Muhammad (sallalahu alayhi wasallam). Hajj and…

WHAT TO PACK FOR HAJJ

Suggested Shopping List for Hajj Umrah and Hajj: o Ihraam o Money belt/bag to store mobile, money etc. o Large safety Pins – to pin Ihraam if needed/for support (males only) o Fragrance free toiletries for Hajj days only. (Simple or any fragrance free. Tip:…

50 Things to do on Hajj

Here are 50 productive tips that you can try to do on your Hajj Insha'Allah. Print off this list and see if you can try and complete all 50 Insha'Allah. Smile in another Muslims face Say Salaam to strangers Shake someone’s hand and ask about…

Tips Before Leaving for Hajj

The pilgrimage is no easy task, the Messenger of Allaah sallalaahu `alayhi wa sallam described it as the Jihaad of women. In an effort to alleviate some of its difficulties we discuss a whole range of issues from travel precautions to leaving behind a will.…

Tips for Parents Taking Children on Hajj

Hajj is a journey of a lifetime for any Muslim and completes the fifth pillar of Islam. There are an increasing number of parents who are performing Hajj with their families or whilst expecting a child; however, to make Hajj a truly positive and spiritual…