Mecca

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 was a place for pilgrims, who had attended the...

haj

As we know the holy season of the Muslim pilgrimage has arrived; this holy season in called Hajj. This is one of the largest annual...

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 in order to find out about the philosophies 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 supplication of Arafah, we first praise God in...

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 therefore Islam has been inseparably linked with “...

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 news coverage of the pilgrims and I got goose...

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 Ibrahim Badr, replaced the old silver doors made...