practical principles

hajj

Unity between Muslims is considered as a crucial matter in Islam. Thus, the Quran compares discordance and disunity among Muslims to “a pit of the Fire”: "And hold firmly to the rope of Allah all together and do not become divided...And you were...

practical principles in islam

After introducing the axioms of Islam and finding faith in them, the next step in this life-changing journey is to accomplish certain commands as a result of those beliefs which will lead us to a life of eternal satisfaction and bliss.

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Here is a brief summary of the basic definitions and concepts regarding one of the practical principles in islam, Khums. The simple and clear-cut divisions and illustrations will help you have a better understanding of this holy task. 

hajj

Literally speaking, Hajj means heading to a place for the sake of visiting. In Islamic terminology, Hajj is a pilgrimage made to Kaaba, the ‘House of God’, in the sacred city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia. It is obligatory for every Muslim to perform...

hajj, hajj rituals, salamislam

Hajj literally means ‘heading to a place’. In Islamic terminology, however, it refers to the annual obligatory pilgrimage that Muslims make to Mecca with the intention of performing certain religious rites in accordance with the method prescribed...