Festival of The Sacrifice

By: Azra Awan Eid-ul-Adha: A Celebration of Historical Significance and Spiritual Unity for Muslims Worldwide Muslims from all over the world anticipate the annual three-day celebration of a historical event that took place thousands of years ago during the time of Prophet Abraham [pbuh]1. This occasion, known as Eid-ul-Adha [...]

2023-07-19T04:53:54+00:00October 6th, 2014|Hajj, On Faith, Pilgrimage|

Hajj and the Neglected Legacy of a Great Woman

By: Dr. Mohammad Omar Farooq Embracing Islam: A Path of Complete Submission and Endless Rewards Islam teaches us to submit completely and whole-heartedly. "O you who believe! Enter into Islam completely, whole-heartedly..." (Quran 2:208) It also calls for a submission that is spontaneous and conscientious, without any hesitation or resistance [...]

2023-07-19T19:30:44+00:00October 1st, 2014|Hajj, Islamic Teachings, Muslim Heritage, Pilgrimage|

Pilgrimage (Hajj)

Hajj: The Sacred Journey to Mecca 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. The Spiritual Significance The Hajj is essentially a re-enactment of [...]

2023-07-20T20:53:08+00:00June 24th, 2010|Hajj, Islamic Teachings, Pilgrimage|

Hajj: One Year Later

By: Hesham A. Hassaballa, M.D Embracing the Profound Spirituality of Hajj For the rest of my life, this time of year in the Islamic calendar will always be dear to me. This is the Hajj season, and Muslim pilgrims from all over the world are descending upon the holy [...]

2023-07-20T21:03:37+00:00January 1st, 1970|Hajj, Pilgrimage|
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