Tag Archives: Umrah

Performing Actions Equal to Hajj in Reward

Source: Muslimmatters.org | By: Shaykh Waleed Basyouni There are so many like myself could not go to Hajj this year, but even when we are physically far away from Makkah, our hearts with the Hujjaj (pilgrims), thinking about what they are doing, praying for them and hoping to be like them soon. One of the things that I thought could help us to catch up with them is to do the actions that equal to Hajj in reward! Yes, equal to Hajj as our prophet Muhammad sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) informed us. 1. Abu Hurayrah radyAllahu 'anhu (may Allah be pleased with him) reported: "The poor came to the Messenger of Read more ...

New Kindle ebook – The Journey of Faith : Reminiscence of Umrah in Ramadan

Going off topic today, for obvious reasons. Just finished work on my first Kindle ebook - "The Journey of Faith : Reminiscence of Umrah in Ramadan", and it is published on Kindle today. It is available on Promotional offer (read below) for free for next 5 days. This book is an amazing reminiscence of the Umrah journey during the month of Ramadan. It is a rare and important insight of the spiritual experience which serves as an eye opener and make realize the purpose of life. Revisit your trust and faith with a Gaze of Love. Learn from the Circling of Birds, earn Jannah with a cup of Dates or a glass of water, all for the pleasure of Allah (Glory be Read more ...

Picture Perfect : Moments from the Blessed month of Ramadan

Allah - the Most High - said: "The month of Ramadan in which the Quran was revealed, a guidance for mankind and clear proofs for the guidance of the Criterion between right and wrong. So whosoever of you sights the crescent for the month of Ramadan, he must fast that month." [Surah al-Baqarah 2:185] Allah's Messenger sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam said: "lslam is built upon five: Testifying that none has the right to be worshipped except Allah and the Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah, establishing the Prayer, giving the Zakah, performing Hajj to the House, and fasting in Ramadan." [Related by al-Bukhari (1/48) and Muslim (no.16), from Ibn 'Umar radiallahu Read more ...

Friday Khutbah (Sermons) : Hajj – A Symbol of Tawheed

Friday Khutbah (Sermons) : Hajj - A Symbol of Tawheed - by Imam Al-Madinah Al-Munawarrah Husayn ibn 'Abdul 'Aziz Aal Sheikh from the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah, Dhul-Qa'dah 29, 1421 (February 23, 2001)   The Transcript: All praise is due to Allah. May His peace and blessings be upon the Prophet saws, his household and companions. Fellow Muslims! The greatest issue and the obligation upon every human being is At-Tawheed (to have belief in the oneness of Allah and to act in accordance to it.) It is only with Tawheed that one attains good and comfort and without it one’s lot will be misery and hardship. That is why no stage of the Prophet’s (SAW) Read more ...

Tawaaf Is a Cosmic Law

Tawaaf Is a Cosmic Law By Prof. Dr. Ahmad Fouad Pasha (Professor at Cairo University) Allah Almighty says: “It is He Who created the Night and the Day, and the sun and the moon: all (the celestial bodies) swim along, each in its rounded course.” (Surah Al Anbiya 21:33) This glorious verse refers to a scientific fact concerning the system of the universe. Scientific discoveries have proved that we live in a huge universe that depends on revolution. The earth revolves round the sun once a year, the moon revolves around the earth once per lunar month, and the other planets of the solar system also revolve round the sun, each in its own orbit. Besides, Read more ...