Types of Hajj


A’isha (May Allah be pleased with her) said:

“Some among us put on Ihram for Hajj alone (Hajj Mufrad), some of us for Hajj and Umrah together (Qiran), and some of us for Tamattu’ (first for Umrah and after completing it for Hajj)”

(Sahih Muslim)

In this narration, we find that there are three types of Hajj:

  • Al-Ifrad
  • Al-Qiran
  • Al-Tamattu`

It is permissible for a person to perform one of these types of Hajj and a consensus has been cited on this by many scholars. Continue reading


When our goals met,  so did our hearts.
‘When love is for the sake of Allah,  it never dies,  continues till Jannah.’
We started as classmates,  we just knew each other by names,  a smile,  a Salam and how are yous. That’s how it used to be.
Almost a year and half passed,  we were still the same.
But when our goals met,  so did our hearts.

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The Quraysh Plot to Kill the Prophet | #WhoIsMuhammad PBUH


Part 18

When the Muslims were facing difficulty under the hands of the Quraysh, and when they thought all hope was lost, few from Yathrib (the now Madinah) embraced Islam and they happily agreed to help their fellow brothers and sisters suffering in Makkah.
This did not go well down the throat of the Quraysh , so they plotted to kill the Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم

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Arise and Warn | #WhoIsMohammad PBUH

Allahuma-Sali-ala-sayidna-Muhammad-was-salimArabia was submerged and engulfed by the violent and unwise practices of its people. The birth of the prophet in the “Times of Ignorance” was a sign of Allah’s mercy upon mankind. He had chosen yet once again to guide His people towards the right path through His messenger peace be upon him. The prophet peace be upon him belonged to one of the most famous tribes in Arabia. He was an orphan since his birth. His mother died when he turned six. After the tragic death of his grandfather too, Abu Talib, his uncle took him in his custody. The Prophet was an illiterate man and worked as a shepherd in his youth.


“O you (Muhammad صلى الله عليه وسلم) enveloped (in garments), arise and warn”
(Qur’an 74:1-2)

Immediately after the Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم  got the command from Allah to proclaim the message of Islam, he wasted no time. Calling a group of people who were rooted on idolatry to the oneness of Allah (Tawheed) was not an easy task, Continue reading

Conversation with Allah swt


Surah Fatiha is a surah with many virtues, in sha Allah soon I ll be putting all its virtues in light but for today’s post I would like to highlight one of the most overwhelming side of reciting Surah Fatiha in our prayers.

As Muslims we are blessed with a direct link to our Creator 5 times a day, where we stand in front Him and worship Him. It’s a one to one conversation just between Allah swt and his slave.

So do you also know that when you recite Surah Fatiha, Allah swt actually replies to every ayah you recite?! Subahn Allah its just such a beautiful thing.

In Hadith Al-Qudsi Allah swt says: ” I have divided the prayer into two halves between Me and My servant, and My servant will receive what he asks.’

Here’s the conversation between your Sustainer and you every time you stand in front of Him reciting this beautiful surah:

You say: (‏ (الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ رَبِّ الْعَالَمِينPraise be to Allah, the Lord of the universe.

Allah the Most High says: My servant has praised Me.

You say:  الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيمِ)‏) The Most Compassionate, the Merciful.

Allah the Most High says: My servant has extolled Me.

You say: (مَالِكِ يَوْمِ الدِّينِ) Master of the Day of judgement.

Allah the Most Exalted says:  My servant has glorified Me. and sometimes He would say: My servant entrusted (his affairs) to Me.

You say:  (إِيَّاكَ نَعْبُدُ وَإِيَّاكَ نَسْتَعِينُ) You alone do we worship and You alone we ask for help.

Allah Almighty says: This is between Me and My servant, and My servant shall have what he has asked for.

You say: (اهْدِنَا الصِّرَاطَ الْمُسْتَقِيمَ صِرَاطَ الَّذِينَ أَنْعَمْتَ عَلَيْهِمْ غَيْرِ الْمَغْضُوبِ عَلَيْهِمْ وَلَا الضَّالِّينَ)  Guide us to the straight path, the path of those to whom You have favored, not the path of those who earn Your anger nor the ones who go astray.

Allah the Most High says: This is for My servant, and My servant will receive what he asks for.

Isn’t it beautiful? :’)

The next time you stand for your prayers, keep in mind this sacred conversation between you and the Lord of Worlds, don’t rush through it, recite properly and feel the closeness of the One who is more Merciful to you than your own mother.

Complete Hadith Qudsi: http://sunnah.com/muslim/4/41


A black cat crossed your path..now what?!

Your favorite mug broke into pieces, the mirror on your bedroom wall cracked and its almost going to break, nothing is going right while you were getting ready for work, things kept falling, a black cat crossed while you were waiting for the signal to turn green, you ran into your boss and had an argument with him, and finally when you reach your office, you realize, you forgot the file you were supposed to submit. Does this bad start to the day and a black cat crossing your path mean its going to be a bad day? blackcatcrossing Continue reading