Tag: Hajj Pilgrimage الحج

Blessings of the day of Arafat

September 6, 2016
Blessings of the day of Arafat

“The Ḥajj is ‘Arafāt.”

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All human life is sacred in Islam

September 30, 2015
All human life is sacred in Islam

“Do not kill the soul which Allah has made sacred except by right of justice.”

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Ibn Al-Qayyim on virtues of Arafat on Friday

September 30, 2014
Ibn Al-Qayyim on virtues of Arafat on Friday

“The day of Arafat, the day of sacrifice, and the days of Mina are celebrations for us, the people of Islam.”

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Is jihad the sixth pillar of Islam?

August 2, 2014
Is jihad the sixth pillar of Islam?

“Islam is built upon five: to worship Allah and to disbelieve in what is worshiped besides him, to establish prayer, to give charity, to perform Hajj pilgrimage to the House, and to fast the month of Ramadan.”

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Manners, etiquette, and traditions for Eid

July 26, 2014
Manners, etiquette, and traditions for Eid

“Abdullah ibn Umar used to perform a ritual bath on the day of breaking fast before he would depart for prayer.”

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Dangers of the Khawarij ideology of violence

June 24, 2014
Dangers of the Khawarij ideology of violence

“They will pass through the religion just as an arrow pierces its target and they will not return to it just as the arrow does not return to the bow.”

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Can a menstruating woman visit the mosque or recite the Quran?

February 6, 2014
Can a menstruating woman visit the mosque or recite the Quran?

“Ibrahim An-Nakha’i said there is no harm if a woman recites a verse from the Quran while menstruating.”

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Is a woman required to travel with her guardian?

August 23, 2013
Is a woman required to travel with her guardian?

“If you live long enough, you will see a woman travelling by camel from Iraq to perform circulation around the Ka’bah while fearing none but Allah.”

–Sahih Bukhari 3595

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Can women take positions of leadership and authority in Islam?

August 22, 2013
Can women take positions of leadership and authority in Islam?

“At-Tabari said it is permissible for women to judge in matters in which her testimony is acceptable.”

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Recommendation to fast six days of Shawwal after Ramadan

August 14, 2013
Recommendation to fast six days of Shawwal after Ramadan

“Fasting Ramadan is like ten months and fasting six days of Shawwal is like two months.”

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