1. One should be prepared mentally and spiritually:
One should be away from shirk before performing Hajj, no matter how good one is and how good their deeds are if one is involved in shirk then the Hajj is not
As the entire ummah is aware, Hajj is the fifth and final pillar of Islam. It is a symbol of unity for all Muslims. In this act, a pilgrim sets aside all differences of race, wealth and economic status, and
The Muslim who can afford and physically able are asked to assemble for Hajj once in their lifetime in Makkah at the Kabah and to see with their own eyes. It is word noting the sanctity attached to Kabah and
The Three Types of Hājj
To begin, we should note that there are three types of Hājj one may perform. This manual will focus primarily on the Hājj Tamattu’. Let us start by mentioning that the Prophet (saws) only performed one Hājj
Please arrive at the airport at least 4 hours prior to the departure time. The food served on board during our flights is generally Halāl, but please reconfirm with your airline directly. To be on the safe side, you can
What Should an Intending Pilgrim Pack?
Wet wipes (unscented)
Neosporin and bandaids
Dramamine or any motion sickness medication
Black permanent marker for labeling luggage
Sandals or slippers
Prescription drugs if needed
Toiletries (unscented for days of
Traveling to Saudi Arabia is not necessarily the easiest of travels, nor is it any easier upon your luggage. For this reason, we highly recommend that you travel with sturdy luggage that you are confident will not break down on
JOINT RESPONSIBILITY FOR EVERYONE
If there is one thing we could stress, it would be to understand and realize that you are part of a group in Hājj. You’re not alone. In fact, all of you must work together towards your
Get ready for prayer approximately an hour before prayer time.
In Mina, our prayers are shortened but not joined and each is performed on time. Our entire group will always pray in Jamah (all together).
Do Dhikr, Istighfar, Tasbih,
Travel light with a very small bag.
Small towel & toiletries (unscented), toilet paper.
Earplugs in case you can’t bear the noise, tents can be very noisy from neighbors.
Small water bottle to fill up with water in Mina
Shaykh Muhammad b. Alawi al-Maliki al-Hasani on the Hajj
In the name of allah ﷻ, Most Gracious, Most Merciful, Praise be to Allah ﷻ, Lord of the worlds. May peace and blessings be upon the noblest of the Prophets and Messengers,