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The days of Hajj (part 1 of 2)

Posted by Rogeema Kenny on Saturday, November 10, 2012, In : Hajj 

The end of 6 intense days. Exhausted, my right arm sore from pelting, my legs sore from walking, my shoulders in pain from carrying the backpack, my lower back sore too, my skin spotty and bumpy as a coping mechanism of fighting the heat. These are signs that I've given everything I had, and therefore it made me happy and content. It was a good pain, a very good pain!

The days that contained within it the most important day of my life since the day I was born, as it is the day I was 'reborn'....

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When is the best time to tawaaf?

Posted by Rogeema Kenny on Sunday, October 14, 2012, In : Hajj 

Tawaaf is the circumambulation of the ka'bah 7 times in anti-clockwise direction. It is an act of worship that cannot be done anywhere else but there, at Allah's house, the Beit'ullah, the ka'bah. 

When is the best time to Tawaaf? 

Many people advised us to go late at night, or after Esha. It's cooler then, and you don't get the heat of the sun. So, of course, we tried that.

The sheikh also leads group tawaafs every evening at 11pm. We decided immediately that we would not partake in the group ...

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Arriving in Makkah - the Umrah

Posted by Rogeema Kenny on Tuesday, October 9, 2012, In : Hajj 

It has been quite a long time since I've last spoken about our journey, and once again I apologise for this.

We left my beloved Madinah last Wednesday, 3rd October for the city of Allah's house, the Holy Ka'bah. When one enters the city of Makkah for the purposes of Hajj or Umrah, it is required to enter with an umrah, and to cross the meeqat (border) in ihraam.

The requirements of the umrah is as follows:
  • To enter into ihraam
  • The niyyah
  • Tawaaf
  • Sa'ee
  • Khalq (cutting the hair after completion of the...

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