On the 18th of Zil Hajj, Prophet Mohammed (SAW) appointed Imam Ali (AS) as his successor and our Imam. As Prophet Mohammed (SAW) knew that he would soon pass away, he made sure to tell us who we should follow, saying, “For whomsoever I am the Maula, Ali is his Maula.” On this day, Prophet … Continue reading Two Weighty Things
Continued from last week... Zil Hajj 6: Labbayk Allahuma Labbayk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RzjLCm-SQ64 In our daily lives, we think a lot of things are important. Often, we give things more importance than we give to Allah. When we recite this Labbayk when going for Hajj, we are telling Allah that we are turning away from everything else … Continue reading Zil Hajj Activities ~ Days 6-10
Zil Hajj is fast approaching! Millions are going for Hajj, while those who are at home pray that we are able to travel to the Holy Kabah soon. May Allah bless us all with the opportunity! While we are at home, however, I want to make sure to talk about Makkah, Hajj, and this Eid … Continue reading Zil Hajj Activities ~ Days 1 – 5
Eid Mubarak, all! Despite all the sadness in the world, I hope you have a blessed Eid, full of delicious food and wonderful friends and family. For the past week, we have been listening to these beautiful nasheeds, over and over and over again. It definitely feels like Eid! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LS-_NPoM_XA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Poaqz8Y6M04 We also had … Continue reading Eid Mubarak!
“All too fast, the moon goes past, our month of blessings now has gone. But we’ll keep its spirit throughout the year, every day should be like Ramadan.” –Dawud Wharnsby, “We’ve Scanned the Sky” The countdown for Eid has only a handful of days left. A handful of blessed nights. The preparations for Eid are … Continue reading Every Day Should be Like Ramadan!