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Miqat for Pilgrims Traveling by Air

By Dr. Atiyyah al-Saqr al-Azhari (may Allah have mercy upon him) The Question: Dear scholars, As-Salamu `alaykum. Can I enter ihram (state of consecration) at Jeddah airport or do I have to enter ihram at my home in Karachi? The total journey time is about 9 to 10 hours, including 2 hours to the airport, […]

What is The Ruling Regarding a Women Going to Hajj Without a Mahram?

Answered by Dr. Yusuf al-Qaradawi | Translated by Sister Marwa The original rule stipulated in shari’a that a woman is not to travel alone.  Rather, she has to be accompanied by her husband or any other mahram of hers.  This rule is supported by narrations of Bukhari and others that Ibn-Abbas (ra) said, that the […]

“Hajj: A Life Altering Journey! Or Is It?”

by Wasif Khan The birth of a new aristocrat heir ensured the union between the self claimed god and his official monks for one more generation, who fooled everyone into believing their pseudo-creed of human god. So superstitious were the masses that the dared not anger the human god or question the religious authorities of […]