Mecca

4 Conditions that Make Hajj Obligatory for a Muslim

It is obligatory for every Muslim to perform Hajj at least once in their lifetime provided that he/she is...

9 Essential Questions about Hajj

1. What does "Hajj" literally mean?

Heading to a place for the sake of visiting or pilgrimage.

2. What is Hajj ritual in Islam?

A pilgrimage made to Kaaba, the House of God,...

pilgrimage to the House

“.. and pilgrimage to the House is incumbent upon men for the sake of Allah, (upon) everyone who is able to undertake the journey to it; and whoever disbelieves, surely Allah is Self-...

ghadir, imamate, Imam Ali

Eid al-Ghadir is one of the most important historical events celebrated by many Muslims on the 18th day of the last Islamic month, Dhu al-Hijjah. Ghadir Khum is the name of a pond near Mecca. It...

haj

As we know the holy season of the Muslim pilgrimage has arrived; this holy season in called Hajj...

May Allah accept our prayers on this beautiful day. To know more about this day read: The Day of Arafah, the Day of Invocation...

What actions should a person who is Muhrim avoid doing during Ihram ? 

A step by step guide for the pilgrimages of Hajj al-Tamattu. For a more detailed guide see Hajj, The Holy Pilgrimage and...

The day of Arafah is an opportunity for Muslims to get nearer to Allah and talk to him more sincerely and intimately. In the...

This video covers a short history of Mecca- one of the most sacred and significant cities in the world. Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was born in this place in 570, and...

Hajj, invitation, pilgrimage, Allah, Kaaba, Mecca, New Muslims

Last year my husband and I made our beautiful trip to Hajj. This was something I was looking forward to experiencing since I converted to Islam, and it finally came to me. In previous years, I saw...

The Door of Kaaba is set 2.13 m (7 ft) above the ground and is placed on the north-eastern wall of the Kaaba, which acts as the façade. In 1979 the 300 kg gold doors made by chief artist Ahmad bin...