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hajj magazine

  Welcome to the  “Hajj Magazine of Islam Hashtag ” . In It you will fine articles related to Hajj and Umrah that may be Very beneficial in your next Visit to Mecca and Madina . Here you can read about the Secrets of  pilgrimage destination of Muslim-“Mecca and Madina”.

Before you dive into the Ocean of information and interesting stories and Quizzes on Hajj , Let Us quickly read What HAJJ is  and Why is it Important .

The hajj to Mecca is the fifth Pillar of Islam .It is a once-in-a-lifetime obligation upon male and female adults whose health and means permit it, or, in the words of the Quran, upon “those who can make their way there.”

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 The Quran speaks of the divine command to perform the hajj and prophesies the permanence of this institution:

“And when We assigned for Abraham the place of the House, saying ‘Do not associate Anything with Me, and purify My House for those who go around it and for those who stand and bow and prostrate themselves in worship.  And proclaim the Pilgrimage among humankind: They will come to you on foot and on every camel made lean By traveling deep, distant ravines.’” (Quran 22:26-27)

May Allah give all of Us a Chance to Perform Hajj and Umrah .

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Large Bags banned In Masjid al-Haram.

Large Bags banned In Masjid al-Haram. Food and beverages, except of coffee, dates, and water, Sharp instruments, Flammable liquids, luggage, ...
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Saudi Arabia to host 1000 Palestinian families of the deceased, wounded and prisoners for Hajj.

Saudi Arabia to host 1000 Palestinian families of the deceased, wounded and prisoners for Hajj. Saudi Arabia said it will ...
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Hajj 2023:Pilgrims urged to disclose sums of money and objects in possession if their value exceeds SR60,000

Pilgrims urged to disclose sums of money and objects in possession if their value exceeds SR60,000. Saudi Arabia has urged ...
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Hotels near haram in Makkah

Hotels near haram in Makkah Pilgrims have begun their journey to Makkah and Madina for hajj 2023. In order to ...
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Renovations at Masjid Quba with installation of a cutting-edge new LED lighting system reduce energy consumption by 83%.

Renovations at Masjid Quba included the installation of a cutting-edge new LED lighting system, which helped reduce energy consumption by ...
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Golden Barriers Installed In front of Rawdah, Masjid Nabawi

Golden Barriers Installed In front of Rawdah, Masjid Nabawi Rawdah is a part of Masjid-e-Nabawi which is 22 meters in ...
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“Masli al-Masnat” Special corner for elderly women to pray in Prophet’s mosque.

The General Presidency for the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet’s Mosque allocates has designated a special corner ...
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Two-year cycle journey for Umrah from Nigeria to Saudi Arabia

Two-year cycle journey for Umrah from Nigeria to Saudi Arabia Aliyu Abdullahi Bala, a Nigerian cycling enthusiast survived numerous obstacles ...
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How to take appointment for Riaz ul Jannah,Rawdah Riyad ul-Jannah?

How to take appointment for How to take appointment for Riaz ul Jannah? To take appointment , you need to ...
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Interesting facts about Hajr e Aswad, the black stone of kaaba

Some Rare Known Facts about Hajr e Aswad - the black stone of Kaaba hijre aswad What is hajr e ...
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Virtual visit software for Masjid Nabawi, Madina Sharif.

Virtual visit software for Masjid Nabawi: Do you want to visit Masjid Nabawi right now? With advancement in technology, alhumdulillah ...
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Ladies ziyarat time in Madinah 2022: Visiting Times For Rawdhah at Masjid An Nabawi ﷺ

Ladies ziyarat time in Madinah What is Rawdah? The Rawdah is part of the Prophet’s mosque,located between the Prophet and ...
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Saudi authorities announce that you no longer need a mahram for Hajj or Umrah.

Mahram for Hajj or Umrah was a condition to be able to perform the pilgrimage which is now removed by ...
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The story of “Jabal Al-Noor/جبل النور” in Makkah Al-Mukarramah

“Jabal Al-Noor/جبل النور”: The story of “Jabal Al-Noor” in Makkah Al-Mukarramah: The light of prophecy shone from it, and in ...
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Robots to deliver sermons: “Recitations, Sermons and Azan” robots at Grand Mosque of Makkah

General President of the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet's Mosque, Sheikh Dr. Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz Al-Sudais, inaugurated ...
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New and Exclusive Pictures of the inside of Kabah

Have you ever seen the inside of kaaba? From the wooden pillars supporting the roof to the golden, silver lamps, ...
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Advice to those who couldn’t go to Hajj for some reasons.

Sadly this year many of us who were fully prepared to go to Hajj couldn't go to hajj due to ...
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Advice on Hajj 2022 by ministry of Hajj and Umrah.

It is important to prepare and plan for Hajj. Make sure to have all necessary vaccinations that are required by ...
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20 Places to visit in Madina munawara, Ziyarat Places in Madina

Ziyarat Places in Madina :Places to visit in Madina munawara Have You been to Madina Munawwara? It is mesmerising. Right? ...
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Hajj 2021 News : Hajj 2021 cancelled for People outside the kingdom

BREAKING NEWS - HAJJ 1442 In the light of what the world is witnessing with the continuing developments of the ...
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My Umrah in Pandemic with a 7 year Old-Umrah 2021

Alhumdulillah ! I have returned from my Umrah and ziyarat of Prophet's Mosque. The reason I am writing this article ...
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About Zamzam well and Zamzam the Miracle Water.

"The water of Zamzam is for whatever purpose it is drunk for" The Miracle of Zamzam Well Do You Know ...
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313 Badri Sahaba names: Visiting Battle of Badr.

Remembering 14 Badri sahaba martyred in Badr: My Visit to Battle of Badr Battle of badr -17 Ramadan 2AH The ...
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Saudi Arabia launches new Umrah app to Open Umrah amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

Umrah to reopen Soon. The minister said that to fulfill the needs of pilgrims, every step is computerized using AI ...
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Story of how Ibrahim AS recognised Allah as his lord

Dhul Hijja Series One night, Ibrahim AS saw a star. So he said: This is my lord.And when the star ...
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Know about Eid ul Adha.

Know about Eid ul Adha When is Eid ul Adha 2023? Eid ul Adha 2023 is on June 28, 2023 ...
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Updates on Hajj 2020

Hajj 2020- Hajj during the Pandemics Hajj Image from Previous Year Starting today authorities will impose a ban on entering ...
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Hajj 2020: Procedure for registeration for Hajj 2020

Hajj 2020: Hajj 2020 will be held with limited number of pilgrims from different nationalities In sha Allah. Hajj will ...
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No plague will enter Madinah. What about COVID-19 in Madinah?

QUESTION A few cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Makkah and Medina. Does this not go against the hadith ...
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Breaking News-Mataf reopened for Tawaf

Edit :2 April 2020: Coronavirus curfew in Mecca, Medina: Residents may only leave their homes when necessary to buy food ...
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Saudi Arabia suspends entry for Umrah pilgrimage for fear of coronavirus.

According to the Ministry of Umrah and Hajj, all Issuance of New Umrah Visas have been suspended and those who ...
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First ever geographically detailed map of Mecca as it was during the lifetime of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

Extremely useful Video if you are an acedamic or a student of deen and you want to understand Seerah better ...
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Good News! Repeat Umrah fees Cancelled

The custodian of two holy mosques King Salman cancelled the 2000 riyal extra fees for repeater umrah pilgrim as part ...
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A day in Arafat-Hajj 2019

  9th Dhul Hijja is the day of Hajj is the day that no Haji forgets. I too  keep going ...
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My Hajj Reflections – Hajj 2019

Alhumdulillah I am back from Hajj. When I packed for Hajj I had left all the love of the world ...
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Relatives of victims of the Christchurch mosque terrorist attack in New Zealand offered Hajj by King Salman

King Salman’s Hajj offer to host families of those affected by March’s Christchurch terror attacks is “something really special,” said ...
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In Pictures : Beautiful Multi-story Hajj tents to be established in Mina – Hajj2019

Multi-story Hajj tents in Mina For the first time in the history of the Kingdom, multi-story Hajj tents will be established during ...
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Makkah Clock tower Museum becomes a tourist place with lots of attraction.

Makkah clock tower museum The  Makkah clock tower has recently opened a Museum  in the second week of May 2019 ...
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New Ziyarah timing for Women in Masjid Nabawi.

New Rawdah Ziyarat Timings for Women The General Presidency for the Affairs of the Prophet’s Mosque have unveiled new timings ...
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Pilgrims may soon be able to imitate Hijrah to Madina on Camel backs.

MAKKAH — The Ministry of Haj and Umrah is currently giving final touches to a fascinating project that will allow pilgrims ...
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The Talab, Desire of Hajj

The Talab, Desire of Hajj Edit : I was called for Hajj the year after I wrote this article. Alhumdulillah ...
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Millions of Black Cricket swarms Makkah

Millions of Black Cricket swarms Makkah Swarms of black crickets covered Makkah and its Holy Mosque, triggering a citywide fumigation ...
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Hajj and Umrah Facilities for Special need /Disabled

Hajj and Umrah Facilities for Special need /Disabled An official at the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two ...
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Have you heard of the 100 years old bulb at Prophet’s Mosque ?

About the First Electric bulb at Prophet’s Mosque. Its amazing ! And why should it not be ? Even the ...
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Useful info on Makkah to Madina Train tickets.

Makkah to Madina Train tickets Makkah-Madina train is Operational Haramain High Speed Rail (HHR) is a 450 kilometers per hour ...
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Mecca to Madina High speed Haramain train Inaugrated

Makkah to Madinah in 90 minutes Yesterday,On 25 September 2018 King Salman launched the Haramain High-Speed Railway, the biggest electric ...
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Rights of Pilgrims in Saudi Arabia.

Rights of Pilgrims in Saudi Arabia Many Hajj agents exploit the pilgrims as most of them don’t even know about ...
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25 Islamic Status and Islamic Quotes on Eid ul Adha

Islamic status and Islamic quotes on Eid ul Adha for Facebook/ WhatsApp and Social Media updates . 1.Taqabbal allahu minna ...
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Fiqh of Hajj and Practical advises for Hajj by Dr Yasir Qadhi

Fiqh of Hajj Hajj is a lifetime journey . It is one of the 5 Pillars of Islam .Every one ...
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Printable Hajj Dua pdf : Hajj Dua Diary

Hajj Dua pdf Assalamu alaikum, Introducing our Hajj Dua Cards - the perfect tool to help you remember and recite ...
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Hajj Health Tips : FREE Booklet

Hajj Health Tips Assalamu Alaikum, Congratulations! Being Chosen for Hajj is a great Blessing of Allah swt . We pray ...
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How to do Hajj- Detailed Video

How to do Hajj ? First of all Congratulations to every one who has been chosen for Hajj this year ...
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India ends Hajj subsidy for Muslim Pilgrims

India ends Hajj subsidy as part of policy to 'empower minorities without appeasement' NEW DELHI: Haj pilgrims will no longer receive any ...
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Pigeons in Madina, the Bird Market of Madina

Pigeons in the Bird Market of Madina Do you Know about the Price of the Pigeons in the Bird Market ...
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Dar Al Madinah Museum of Madina :A Must Visit Place in Madina (Images)

Dar Al Madinah Museum of Madina Dar Al Madinah Museum  is one of the places you might not want to ...
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The Cobbler’s Hajj -True Story of Abdullah bin Mubarak and the Cobbler.

The Cobbler's  Hajj - Inspiring Hajj Story of Abdullah bin Mubarak  and the Cobbler. Abdullah ibn Mubarak (RH)  was an ...
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Has Saudi Arab banned Selfie ,Photo , Video in Grand Mosque Mecca and Madina ?

There are reports that  photos and video can no more be taken at Kabah and Masjid-e-Nabavi as Saudi Arabia imposed has imposed a ban on ...
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Kaaba Picture QUIZ -Can You Identify these Places in Kaaba?

kaaba Picture QUIZ check more quizzes at Islamic Quizzes ...
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Ghana football team to Mecca for Umrah

The Muslim contingent of the Black Stars team that traveled to Saudi Arabia on Sunday visited the holy land of ...
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Reminder : Takbeer e Tashreeq from Fajr of the 9th of Dhul Hijah until after Asr of the 13th of Dhul Hijjah

Takbeer e Tashreeq Takbeer Tashreeq (Arabic: تكبير التشريق) is the recitation of Allahu akbar, La ilaha illa hu Wallahu akbar, ...
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104 yrs old Mariah arrives for Hajj 2017

A 104-year-old Indonesian woman, one of the oldest pilgrims to perform Hajj this year, said she was thrilled and grateful ...
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What to do in the best 10 days of Dhul Hijja – A checklist for Non-Hujjaj

Why is the first "10 days of Dhul Hijja "the Best Days of Islamic year Allaah has preferred the first ...
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Hajj Health Tips : Health Tips to be followed during Hajj

 Hajj Health Tips :Health Tips for Hajj and Umrah Pilgrims: Pilgrims, when coming for Hajj or Umrah, are supposed to ...
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Madina Stories :The Wealthy Servant I met in Madina

A Lesson I learned in Prophet's Mosque (Madina) In one of my visit to Mecca , I witnesses an incident ...
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Paul Pogba doing Umrah in Ramadan 2017

Paul Pogba doing Umrah in Ramadan 2017 :Paul Pogba ,World's most expensive player marks fasting month by giving thanks to ...
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The lost love in Madina, a real story

Assalamu Alaikum, I live near Madina . Alhumdulillah I get many chance to visit Madina. One incident that I witnessed ...
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12 Mesmerising Images of Masjid al nabi

Mesmerising Images of Masjid al nabi Masjid Nabawi, also known as the Prophet's Mosque, is the second holiest mosque in ...
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Hajj Books: A list of Books On Hajj

A list of Books On Hajj: Learn About Hajj , the Fifth Pillar of Islam Hajj is the fifth Pillar ...
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PHOTOS: The Saudi wells that were built by Prophet Suleiman’s jinn

About the Wells built by the Jinns of Prophet Sulaiman AS The village of Laynah north of Saudi Arabia is ...
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Less known facts of Inside Kaaba in Mecca.

Less known facts of Inside Kaaba, Pictures and Images of Kaaba Have you been to mecca? Have you seen the ...
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Saudi Shoura proposes women only timings for Black Stone ritual

Good News ! for Women Pilgrims: Women only timings for Black Stone If You remember my post on Black Stone ...
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Planning Umrah With Infant/Baby? This bag is a lifesaver

Planning Umrah with a Baby? Pick this Handy Bag to ease your Stress Are You Planning for Umrah and you ...
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Soon Mecca will have the World’s largest Hotel in the World

Mecca will soon host the World's Largest Hotel called Abraj Kudai Complex Twelve towers, 10,000 rooms and 70 restaurants, plus helipads ...
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My First Visit to Madina Munawarrah

The Awe of Madina I had waited long to see Madina,the City of my beloved Prophet (Sallalahu alaihi Wassalam). During ...
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Umrah and Hajj Packing list -What to pack for Hajj?

Umrah and Hajj Packing list-A Smart Packing list for Hajj and Umrah Pilgrims The importance of early and adequate preparation ...
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A Free Grand Mosque Navigation App for Pilgrims

Download the Free Grand Mosque navigation app Al-Maqsad as an easy guide to Navigate in the Grand Mosque of Mecca ...
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Hajj 2016 : Don’t bring kola nuts into our Country warns Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia warns Nigerian Pilgrim against bringing Kola Nuts in their Country The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON)  on ...
15 rare known facts on masjid nabawi-“the prophet’s mosque”

15 Rare known facts on Masjid Nabawi-“The Prophet’s Mosque”

15 Quick Facts on Masjid Nabawi Masjid Nabawi has always mesmerized me with its immense charm.I have collected these lesser ...
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Islam Through Its Scriptures :Harvard Is Offering A Free Online Course To Fight Religious Misunderstandings

Islam Through Its Scriptures : Harvard Is Offering A Free Online Course To Fight Religious Misunderstandings And Promote Religious Literacy Harvard ...
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Labaik Allahuma Labaik

Labaik Allahumma Labaik Every time I Pronounce the talbiyah-"Labaik Allahuma Labaik" , It brings me goosebumps.Labbaik is the talbiyah of ...
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Rased System -The New smart system to ease congestion at Grand Mosque

"The Rased System " Developed to ease Congestion at  Masjid Al Harem Reported from  :Arab News A new smart system ...
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14 Ziyarat Places in Mecca

A List of 14 Ziyarat Places in Mecca, Saudi Arabia : Pilgrimage to Mecca is a Life time Opportunity. All ...
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The Secret of the Green Dome of Masjid Nabawi

The Green Dome of Masjid Nabawi Peace and Blessings on Our Prophet-Prophet Muhammad (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam).When we talk of the ...
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5 Attempts to Steal the Body of Prophet Muhammad(pbuh) from Raudah

ATTEPTS TO STEAL THE BODY OF PROPHET(pbuh)FROM HIS GRAVE You will be Shocked to Know that that about Five attempts ...
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6 reasons why Non Muslim cannot enter Mecca?

Why Non Muslim cannot Enter Mecca and Madina? 6 reasons why Non Muslim cannot enter Mecca: Spiritual Sanctity: Mecca is ...
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A Curious tale of Aghas the Guardians/ Caretakers of Masjid Nabawi

The curious tale of the Aghas / the Abyssinian Guardians of Masjid Nabawi The Prophet’s Mosque is also known as ...

Hajj in the Past and Hajj Now-(Comparison with images)

Technology and Changing world : Hajj of Past and Present Hajj is a 1400 year Old tradition and and holds ...
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History of worst Stampede during Hajj(Infograph)

Day 3:Hajj                               STAMPEDE DURING HAJJ ...
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The day of Arafat

Why Hajj is Arafat? The day of Arafat is the second day of Hajj.The Messenger of Allah (salla Allahu alayhi ...
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Changing of Kiswa (Video)

            Changing of the Kiswa,the cover of Ka'aba  Kiswah  is the cloth that covers the ...
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Hajj-Diary:Day of Tarwiyah

Day 1 :Day of Tarwiyah 22/9/2015 Day of Tarwiyah is the first Day of Hajj . It is officially the ...
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Diary of a pilgrim:Hajj Diary 2015

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Different kinds of Dates to buy from Medina ?A guide to buy the best dates.

Worried about the nutritional value and the Shelf life of dates ?Here is a guide to buy the Best Dates   ...
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My Visit to Raudah of Masjid nabawi (ladies section)

Raudah - the real Paradise on Earth Raudah-Masjid Nabawi is the only place on earth which is the paradise on ...
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New e-Bracelets soon for the Hajj Pilgrims

                    TECHNOLOGY UPDATE  NEW e-BRACELETS SOON FOR THE HAJJ PILGRIMS The ...

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     TAWAF IN HOVERBOARD: OPINION I have seen some children in mecca using a hoverboard.And although I have picked ...
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                A THRILLING EXPERIENCE IN THE VALLEY SAID TO BE RESIDED  BY JINNS (JINNIE) ...
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Raudhah of Masjid Nabawi

ZIYARAH TO MASJID-NABAWI(PROPHET 'S MOSQUE) Millions of People dream to make a Visit to the resting Place of our Beloved ...
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Hajj Resources

 Hajj resources for Hajj pilgrims Here are tips and free books on Hajj that will definitely help you in the pilgrimage to mecca.You ...
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Secrets of the cover of Ka’aba (KISWA )

The Beautiful Kiswa or the Ghilaf of kaaba Everytime I go for Umrah,I always wonder about the drape of kaab'a-the ...
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5 RARE KNOWN SCIENTIFIC FACT OF MECCA

  Mecca, known to the Muslim faithful as Umm al-Qura, the Mother of Cities, is the holiest place in the ...
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MADINA: The Blessed city of prophet

GEMS OF MADINA-THE BLESSED CITY OF PROPHET “For the believer, Madina is the best place. If only they could understand ...
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Golden Ratio and Islam :The Miracle of Mecca

The Golden Ratio Proves that Islam is a true Religion Islam is a Religion which believes in One Supreme God ...

UMRAH TRIP REMINDERS

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