Category Archives: Hajj

The Month of Dhul-Hijjah


By the Grace of Allaah we have started the month of Dhul-Hijjah (the month of Hajj or Pilgrimage), in which Allaah has marked out, for both the pilgrims and the non-pilgrims, some very blessed days. So we shall mention here … Continue reading

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Official Decision and Announcement of the High Judiciary Council of Saudi Arabia regarding the beginning of Dhul-Hijjah 1433…


Official Decision and Announcement of the High Judiciary Council of Saudi Arabia…the official decision and announcement of the High Judiciary Council (HJC) of Saudi Arabia regarding the beginning of Dhul-Hijjah.1 Dhul-Hijjah will be on Wednesday 17 October 2012, and the … Continue reading

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Ruling on changing names after Hajj


The ninth question of Fatwa no. 3323 : Q: What is the ruling on a person changing their name like most of the Indonesian pilgrims do? Indonesians are used to changing their names when they go to Makkah Al-Mukarramah or … Continue reading

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Changing of Kiswa – Hajj – 2011 1432 Mashallah – الكسوة الكعبة الجديدة


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The best supplication offered on the Day of ‘Arafa


It was narrated from ‘Abd-Allaah ibn ‘Amr ibn al-‘Aas (may Allaah be pleased with him) that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “The best of du’aa’ is du’aa’ on the day of ‘Arafa, and the … Continue reading

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The Day of `Arafah coinciding with a Saturday


Fatwa No. ( 11747 ) Q: People here differed regarding observing Sawm (Fast) on the Day of `Arafah (9th of Dhul-Hijjah) this year as it coincides with Saturday. Some said they observed Sawm on the Day of `Arafah because it … Continue reading

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Whoever dies Performing Hajj, Umrah or in fighting for Allaah’s Cause


Imaam Aboo Ya`laa -rahimahullaah- reported in his ‘Musnad’ (11/238-239/6357): “Ibraaheem ibn Ziyaad Sabalaan narrated to us: Aboo Mu`aawiyah narrated to us: Muhammad ibn Ishaaq narrated to us: from Jameel ibn Abee Maymoonah: from `Ataa· ibn Yazeed al- Laythee: from Aboo … Continue reading

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Excellence of Fasting on the Day of Arafah


FASTING THE DAY OF ’ARAFAH: The ninth day of Dhul-Hijjah is the day of ’Arafah, since it is on this day that the pilgrims gather at the mountain plain of ’Arafah, praying and supplicating to their Lord. It is mustahabb … Continue reading

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Inauthentic Ahaadeeth Concerning Dhul Hijjah 1 -14


The following are some inauthentic Ahaadeeth Regarding the virtues of the first ten days of Dhul Hijjah, this article will be updated regularly by the permission of Allah. If you come accross an inauthentic Hadeeth that is not on this … Continue reading

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Ruling on fasting on Saturdays


Shaykh Ibn ‘Uthaymeen (may Allaah have mercy on him) said: It should be noted that different scenarios may apply with regard to fasting on a Saturday. 1 – It may be obligatory, such as observing a Ramadaan fast during Ramadaan … Continue reading

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