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VISITING MEDINA

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The resting place of the Messenger of Allah in Medina, which pilgrims visit either at the beginning or at the end of their pilgrimage, is...

SPIRITUAL GUIDELINES FOR AN ACCEPTED AND PRAISEWORTHY HAJJ AND UMRAH

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Here are the main guidelines that need to be followed for a mabrur or accepted and praised Hajj or Umrah:...
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TRUST IN AND SUBMISSION TO ALLAH THE ALMIGHTY

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With its special prescribed program, pilgrimage leads human beings to spiritual sensitivity. The Ka’bah is a place filled with memories of Abraham (Peace Be Upon...
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BEFORE DEATH KNOCKS AT YOUR DOOR …

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It should not be forgotten that life is a onetime only blessing bestowed upon human beings and death is an inescapable end obligated by Allah...
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THE GREAT KA’BAH

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The Great Ka’bah is the direction towards which believers turn their faces during their prayers, which is commanded by Allah the Almighty saying “prostrate in...
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MINA AND STONING THE DEVIL

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Mina, where Abraham and Ishmael (peace be upon them) threw stones at the Devil and beat him, is a blessed place inspiring the Muslims of...
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MUZDALIFA AND SACRIFICE

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Muzdalifa, which is the next stop after the mount of Arafat, is a place filled with the manifestations of mercy. It is among the places...
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MOUNT ARAFAT

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Arafat is a place of forgiveness and refuge. Arafat reminds us that people will rise up from their graves in the morning of the Last...
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HAJJ MABRUR AND UMRAH

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As one of the five principles of Islam, Hajj is both a physical and financial act of worship. Proper fulfillment of this meritorious act depends...