The Hejaz Railway and Sultan AbdulHamid II

Published on April 16, 2020
By The Islam Shop
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Built upon the order of Ottoman ruler Sultan Abdulhamid II, the Hejaz Railway provided a modern means to transport pilgrims to Mecca and Medina by replacing old camel caravans as well as served to strengthen relations in the Islamic world.”

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O Traveller to the Haram! Part I

Published on July 10, 2019
By Mawlana Ismail
Mecca Umrah Hajj Mina

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Every year, over two million Muslim pilgrims from around the world descend on Mecca to perform the Hajj. With the convenience of modern air travel, a journey that once took months on camelback can now be completed within hours. Last year, 94 percent of international pilgrims travelled to Mecca by plane, five percent by land and one percent by sea. This article give profound advice on how we can make the most of Hajj

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Two Points of Neglect During Hajj

Published on July 10, 2019
By The Islam Shop
Hajj Guides

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Throughout the world, thousands are graced every year by Allāh ta'ālā to carry out one of the greatest obligations and worships hajj.

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'Īd-ul-Adhā

Published on July 5, 2019
By Hadhrat Mawlānā Muhammad Saleem Dhorat hafizahullāh
Eid Hajj

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The nights of both 'Īds are described in the hadīth as amongst the great and sacred nights in the Muslim calendar. To remain awake on the nights of 'Īd and perform 'ibādah is a source of great virtue and reward.

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Before Hajj - Introductory Advices

Published on June 27, 2019
By Hadhrat Mawlānā Muhammad Saleem Dhorat hafizahullāh
Hajj Guides

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Hajj is an invitation from the Lord of all the Worlds to visit His Sacred House and an opportunity for us to correct the shortcomings and faults we find in our lives. All intending pilgrims should be focused on the great journey that awaits them and prepare for it as best as possible. In addition to the essential task of learning the injunctions of Hajj, there are a number of other points that should be given special attention by all those who are about to become the Guests of Allāh ta'ālā.

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