The purpose and importance of the Five Pillars: Islam 2.10/2.11

The Pillars are important acts of worship that develop the Muslim character and strengthen Islam. Muslims are commanded by Allah to carry out these duties … Continue reading

Hajj: Its obligation and its tremendous virtues: Islam 2.8/2.9

Hajj: Its Obligation And Its Tremendous Virtues Allaah, the Mighty and Majestic, has said: “That they may witness benefits for themselves and mention the name … Continue reading

Marriage in a state of Ihrām: The Book of Marriage, Bulūgh al-Marām (no. 992) – Shaikh al-Fawzān

Title: Kitaabun-Nikaah (The Book of Marriage) from Shaikh Saalih al-Fawzaan’s explanation of Buloogh al-Maraam min Adillatil-Ahkaam of Al-Haafidh Ahmad Ibn `Alee Ibn Hajr al-Asqalaanee (Born … Continue reading

The rites of Hajj from the day of Tarwiyah, 8th Dhul-Hijjah: leaving out to Minā till ‘Arafah, by Shaikh Al-Fawzān (Arabic) Excellent!

أعمال يوم التروية ويوم عرفة إن الأنساك التي يحرم بها القادم عندما يصل إلى الميقات ثلاثة: الإفراد: وهو أن ينوي الإحرام بالحج فقط، ويبقى على … Continue reading

The mention of the Takbīr is legislated from sunset on the night before the 1st day of Dhul-Hijjah – by Shaikh Khālid Ibn Dahwī adh-Dhafīrī

The mention and vocalisation of the takbīrāt begin from the time the sun sets on the night preceding the first day of Dhul-Hijjah due to … Continue reading

Umrah Basics: begin with a ghusl (bath) and perfume: Ibn ‘Uthaimīn

Umrah is: Ihrām, Tawāf, Sa’ee, shaving or shortening the hair. As for Ihrām then it is the intention to enter into the ritual of umrah … Continue reading

What is Hajj? An introduction, some rules and virtues (Islam 2.7)

The Hajj is the pilgrimage to Makkah and it is the fifth pillar of Islam. The pilgrimage is a sacred physical and spiritual journey made … Continue reading

Introduction To The Five Pillars (Islam 2.1)

2.1 Introduction To The Five Pillars The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said: “Islām is built upon five: The declaration that there is … Continue reading

Is a menstruating woman forbidden from Sa’ee as well as Tawaaf during Hajj and ‘Umrah? Shaikh Ibn Uthaimeen

The Imaam, the Jurist, the Shaikh, Muhammad Ibn Saalih al-Uthaimeen (rahimahullaah) said: 903: “It is not permitted for a woman if she is menstruating or … Continue reading

Mind map illustration showing the mahrams (male chaperones) of a woman for travel and sittings

A woman must have a legal (Sharee`ah legislated) mahram (male chaperone) before she can embark upon a journey. Without a mahram a woman cannot even travel … Continue reading