To Makkah from Jeddah

To Makkah from Jeddah

As we have seen already, there is left a day and a half’s journey to Jedda from the place where Ihram is put on the ship. Allah willing, your ship will disembark you safely at Jedda. There you will be enquired about your Muallim (guide), …

Restrictions of Ihram

Restrictions of Ihram

Abstain from doing the following things: On reciting the Talbia with the NIyyat of Umrah (or Haj) you have entered into the state of Ihram. Now until you have performed the Umrah on reaching Makkah you cannot put on a stitched dress, or cover your …

Ihram and its method

Restrictions of Ihram

Ihram, in fact, does not mean the wearing of the two sheets, but the period of Ihram will begin when you will recite the Taiba with the Niyyat (precise formulation of the intention) of the Haj or Umrah after offering up the two Raka’ats Namaz …

Ihram of haj or umrah

Restrictions of Ihram

Before we come to explain the method of wearing the Ihram it is worth knowing that the worship which is offered upon reaching Makkah is of two kinds: one is called the Haj and the other the Umrah. Haj, like Namaz, Zakat, and fasting in …

Essentials for haj

Essentials for haj

Wearing of ihram. Stay in the plain of Arafat ( wakoof-Arafat). Performing twa’af-e-ziyarat. Stay in the plain of Muzdalifa. Sa’ee between Safa and Merwa. Throwing of pebbles at jamarahs. Shaving off or clipping of the hair. Performing Twa’af-e-Sadar for those coming from outside the haram. …

Haj and Umrah

Umrah : A minor haj, not obligatory but a sunna. Haj: Haj, like Namaz, zakat, and fasting in the month of Ramzan, is an obligatory duty in Islam included among its fundamentals. it is performed in three different forms. 1. Ifrad: To perform the haj …

miqat

Miqat

when about a day and a helf is left for the ship to touch the port of Jeddah, there comes the place where ihram is worn, generally by the Indian pilgrims. Here only such pilgrims put on ( or tie, as it is called in …

Religious terms

Religious terms

ihram: consist of (1) Niyat (intention) (2) putting off sewed clothes and wearing two sheets of cloth in a particular manner (3) recitation of talbia. labbeka allahumma labbeka labbeka la shrika laka…………….. Miqat: consists of (1) time period (when the ihram is adopted ). Months …