A Profound Spiritual Journey Explained
By: Habeeba Husain The Hajj: A Journey of Faith and Devotion The Hajj is the annual pilgrimage to Makkah which is an obligation upon every financially and physically able adult Muslim to perform at least once in a lifetime. During the Hajj, there are a number of mandatory rites and [...]
By: Habeeba Husain Hajj Reflections: A Journey of Anxiety, Excitement, and Sisterhood It has been one year since I departed on my journey to Hajj. I felt anxiety, fear, and self-doubt but also excitement, anticipation, and honor all at once. This trip was the most important one in [...]
By: Habeeba Husain Understanding Arabic Terms In Islam And Hajj: A Comprehensive Guide In day to day conversations, during lectures, and even in online posts, Muslims use many different terms from the Arabic language. These can be confusing for someone looking into Islam for the first time or [...]
Hajj: A Spiritual Journey of Equality and Purity Hajj is a physical journey to the city of Mecca, but it is primarily for spiritual reasons. When one begins the journey to Mecca, they leave all worldly things behind them. As they get closer to Mecca they enter a state of [...]
By: Habeeba Husain The Five Pillars of Islam: A Breakdown of the Main Obligations for a Muslim Many people have heard of the Five Pillars of Islam, a simple breakdown of the main obligations for a Muslim. Open any basic book to learn about this religion, and most certainly, you [...]
Hajj: Striving Towards Mecca's Sacred Goal Hajj literally means, “to continuously strive to reach one’s goal.” The Hajj, or Pilgrimage to Mecca, is a once-in-a-lifetime obligation for those who have the physical and financial ability to undertake the journey.