Madinah is a blessed city

Every pilgrim must visit the abode of the most revered Prophet (SAW). Usually a pilgrim stays in the most sacred and beautiful land on earth for eight days. Abu Huraira (RA) quotes the beloved Prophet (SAW) as having said, “I was ordered to migrate to a town which will swallow (conquer) other towns and is […]

How to perform Umrah

On their arrival in the holy city of Makkah, pilgrims have to perform Umrah immediately. The Umrah involves circumambulation of the Kabbah, offering two rakaats near Muqam-e-Ibrahiem (AS), drinking Zam Zam water, and doing Sa’yee (walking between Safah and Marwah) and shaving off hair from the head. Pilgrims must preferably enter the Masjid-e-Haram from Babus […]