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


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The Kaa’ba’s Kiswa


The Kaa’ba is covered by a black cloth known as ‘Kiswa’, which is produced and changed every year. It takes place on Dul Hijjah 9 of every year The Kiswa Factory was built in Makkah about 74 years ago by … Continue reading

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Rare & Old Pictures of Hajj


Rare & Old Pictures of Hajj (1953) Pilgrims arriving in Makkah A Sign you see upon entering Makkah This is Mina Shaving the head Jamaa’rat Uhdiya the uhdiya distributed to the poor the Kaa’ba the pilgrims  performing ta’waf Masha’Allaah entrance … Continue reading

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History of Hajj


Hajj literally means ‘to set out for a place’. Islamically however it refers to the annual pilgrimage that Muslims make to Makkah with the intention of performing certain religious rites in accordance with the method prescribed by the Prophet Muhammad … Continue reading

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Sittings in Ramadhan with Shaikh ibn Uthaymeen (Day 20)


Day Twenty: Reasons for the Real Victory Shaykh Muhammad bin Saleh Al-Uthaymeen (rahimahullaah) My Brothers: Allah has helped the believers in many situations, in Badr, al-Ahzab, al-Fath, Hunayn, and others. He helped them as a fulfillment of his pledge, “And … Continue reading

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Sittings in Ramadhan with Shaikh ibn Uthaymeen (Day 19)


Day Nineteen: From the Opening of Makkah Sheikh Muhammad bin Saleh Al-Uthaymeen (rahimahullaah) My brothers: Just like the Battle of Badr took place in this month, so did the opening of Makkah. Which took place in the 8th year of … Continue reading

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Sittings in Ramadhan with Shaikh ibn Uthaymeen (Day 18)


Day Eighteen: From the Battle of Badr Sheikh Muhammad bin Saleh Al-Uthaymeen (rahimahullaah) My brothers: Indeed in this blessed month, Allah gave the Muslims victory in the battle of Badr. This day is called the Day of Furqan (criterion) because … Continue reading

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Pictures and History of Original MusHaf of ‘Uthmaan ibn ‘Affaan


Assalaamu `alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuhu. The Mushaf al-Uthmaani (radhiyaAllaahu anhu) : The complete copy of the Mushaf ascribed to the third Khalifa of al-Islaam : Uthmaan ibn ‘Affaan (radhiyaAllaahu anhu) on display in Cairo. It is a rare , … Continue reading

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