Monthly Archives: September 2013

Things One Should Remember While Performing Udhiya

Performing Udhiya is one of the Islamic obligations that are put on Muslims by Allah (SWT). Udhiya is also one of the five pillars of Islam, which increases its importance. However, not everyone knows about all the things related to the responsibility of Udhiya. Just like performing Salah in a non-appropriate way isn’t enough to […]

Dos and Don’ts of The First 10 Days of Dhul Hijja

Dhul Hijja is the last month of the Islamic calendar. It carries great religious significance because it is the month during which millions of Muslims perform the pilgrimage of Hajj; the fifth and final pillar of Islam. As is common with any religious day or event, there are certain dos and don’ts that must be […]

Qurbani Guidelines for Sacrificing an Animal for UK Residents

With Eid Ul Adha merely a few weeks away, Muslims are making arrangements for the Qurbani festivities. Qurbani is an integral part of the Eid Ul Adha festivities in which Muslims slaughter a Zabeeha animal to show obedience, Taqwa, and devotion towards Allah SWT. This ritual is a re-enactment of the famous incident that took […]

Journey to the Jamarat

Visiting the Jamarat is a key ritual during the Hajj pilgrimage, one of many and tasks which constitute a successful Hajj. It is by no means more significant or less important than the other duties and practices that pilgrims must observe, however, it is surely the most dangerous due to the ever present risk of […]