Tag: MAKKAH

Six Considerations for Every Pilgrim

Travelling for Ḥajj this year? Here's what you need to think about before you leave for the airport...

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The Dismantling of the Muslim World

As European leaders commemorate in Paris this week, we take a look at the gathering there a century ago that carved up the Muslim world ushering in an unprecedented era of strife...

Shaykh Khalīl ʿAbdul-Raḥmān al-Qāriʾ: A Qurʾānic Legacy

The amazing story of how a dedicated man from Kashmir caused a revolution in Quran study in the very place it was revealed... rahimahullāh

Maximising Intentions for Hajj

How many intentions for Hajj can you think of? You might be surprised...

Practical and spiritual advice for those going to Hajj

Remember, you will not find the pleasure of Allāh where you want, rather where He wants...

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Makkah: Four Umrah pilgrims killed in a head-on collision

Innā lillāhi wa innā ilayhi rājiʿūn. Indeed, to Allāh we belong, and to Him we are returning. In a head-on collision between a coach and petrol tanker, four British pilgrims have lost their lives and 12 others have been injured yesterday in Saudi Arabia. The Umrah pilgrims killed were from

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Who is Muḥammad ﷺ?

In the very recent past the Almighty blessed me with a beautiful baby girl. In the last few weeks of my wife’s pregnancy one of her non-Muslim friends enquired, “If the baby is a boy what name will you give?” My wife replied proudly and instantaneously, “Muḥammad”. Needless to say, as

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Do Muslims belong in the West?

All Praise belongs to Allāh, Lord of the worlds. May His peace and blessings be upon His final messenger, Muhammad (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam). Do Muslims belong in the West? That the sahāba were the best of mankind after the prophets and messengers is widely known. Not only is their

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Return to Allah’s Throne

Journey to Allāh’s Throne Al-Isrāʾ and al-Miʿrāj – Part 2 Click here to read Part 1 Before moving on to the climax of this journey, the divine audience, there are a number of events and sights that the Prophet (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) saw but are difficult to place chronologically in the

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Journey to Allah’s Throne

Journey to Allāh’s Throne Al-Isrāʾ and al-Miʿrāj – Part 1 Click here to read Part 2 About a year before the Hijra (which happened in 622AH), following a year full of personal tragedy in which the Prophet (sall Allāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam) lost his beloved wife, Khadījah and his uncle,