Hajj and Umrah Pilgrimage- The Ultimate Journey and Ultimate Guide
[mks_pullquote align=”center” width=”600″ size=”16″ bg_color=”#c6c6c6″ txt_color=”#00000″]Disclaimer: The following post is on my experience of Umrah, the lesser pilgrimage. Hajj is the actual pilgrimage every Muslim should make. The following post is also based on the works of scholars.[/mks_pullquote]
And proclaim to mankind the Hajj. They will come to you on foot and on every lean camel, they will come from every deep and distant valley. Qur’an 22:27
Ever wondered why you make pilgrimage to Makkah and Madina, why perform Umrah, why dress in white and circumambulate?
Before going, I felt this question was important to me. Aside from the blessings and sightseeing, what is the purpose of this journey? Why is Hajj fardh upon every Muslim?
My personal reflection was that, it is about proclaiming Allah’s name openly and proudly. Where we acknowledge Allah ﷻ as our creator and sustainer, our Lord. In many passages of the Qu’ran, Allah ﷻ Continue reading “How to perform Hajj and Umrah Pilgrimage- And Lots of Tips!”