The Pilgrim’s Provision

Hajj to the Sacred House of Allaah is one of the pillars of Islaam and one of its most important fu ndamentals, because the Prophet,(prayer and peace of Allah the Almighty be upon him), said:(Translation) “Islam is built on five [pillars]: the testimony that there is no god worthy of worship but Allaah and that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allaah, establishing regular prayer, paying Zakaah, fasting Ramadhaan and performing pilgrimage to the sacred House of Allaah.” ... more

The Kaba the Sacred House of God

The Kaba is the sacred House of God situated in the middle of the Holy mosque in the city of Mecca, in Saudi Arabia. The black cube shaped box is familiar to people of all faiths due to the images that come out of Saudi Arabia every year at pilgrimage time. ... more

The Hajj - The Journey of Love

A poem on Hajj and Ummrah by Imam Ibn Qyayyim al-Jawziyyah - Translated by Usaman Hasan ... more

A Qur’anic Pilgrimage

The Hajj, just like the other pillars of Islam combines spirituality with physical action and reminds us that monotheism is not only a belief we maintain within our hearts and utter with our lips, but a principle we live out through our actions, regardless as to whether we be pilgrims or in a normal state going about our daily lives. ... more

Delaying Hajj could be your downfall

...This is your chance to have all of your sins forgiven as the Prophet (prayers and peace of Allah be upon him) said: “Whoever performs Hajj to this house (Ka’bah)... ... more

Hajj - Pagan Worship of a Black Stone or Moon-god?

How do I answer these questions (LIES) about worship in ISLAM? ... more

Golden Advices for the Pilgrims

My pilgrim brother: these are some pieces of advice that I like to present to you asking Allah success for you and me. Sincerity... Sincerity... Beware of hypocrisy ... more

How do you get your Hajj Accepted?

{And Hajj (pilgrimage to Makkah) to the House (Ka‘bah ) is a duty that mankind owes to Allâh, those who can afford the expenses (for one’s conveyance, provision and residence); and whoever disbelieves [i.e. denies Hajj (pilgrimage to Makkah), then he is a disbeliever of Allâh], then Allâh stands not in need of any of the ‘lamîn (mankind, jinn and all that exists)} [Surat Al-‘Imran 3:97] ... more

The Virtue of the Ten Days of Dhul-Hijjah

It is Allah’s favor upon us that He made seasons for His righteous worshippers to increase in their pious deeds. from these seasons: The ten days of Dhul-Hijjah. ... more

The Guide for Pilgrim

The Islamic Institute of promoting awareness of Hajj is pleased to introduce to you this brief guide which contains the most important things that must be known by the pilgrim concerning the rituals of his Hajj and 'Umrah. ... more

Hajj…lessons and parables

And Made it a secure sacred place where no blood is shed in nor a Muslim is horrid, hunting is not allowed in it, lost things are not picked from its grounds unless to be verified. ... more

Hasten to perform Hajj

Dear brother, let your care for this life be proportionate to your duration therein, and the same with the Hereafter. Do not procrastinate, since you are liable to die, fall ill, or be busy. ... more