Hajj, Umrah and FIRST TEN DAYS of Dhul Hijjah


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Please find amazing resources as you scroll down, Inshaa’Allah.

اللهم بارك لنا فيما أعطيت  O Allah! Bless us in what You have given us.

Excellence of Dhul Hijjah, the 12th month of Islamic Calendar

Best 10 days of the year

  1. Hajj and Umrah GUIDE in 12 Languages
  2. Self-Evaluation Activity 🙂
  3. Dhul Hijjah_Planner EDITED 
  4. Prohibition of having a Hair cut or paring one’s nail during the first ten days of Dhul-Hijjah for one who intends to Sacrifice an Animal
  5. Download Talbiyah (Direct Link) or from here (Voice of Shaykh Salah Bukhatir)
  6. Six Parts of Talbiyah – An Explanation
  7. Welcoming and Making THE BEST use of the blessed Ten Days
  8. Takbeer, Tahleel, Tahmeed, Tasbeeh
  9. Arafah: What a Great Day This Is! Subhanallaah!
  10. First Ten Days of Dhul Hijjah
  11. Virtues of the First Ten Days of Dhul Hijjah (pdf)
  12. What is Hajj al Akbar (Greatest Hajj) and Yaumul Hajjil Akbar (the Day of the Greatest Hajj
  13. Message from Makkah
  14. Significance of White Dress – IHRAM – in Hajj & Umrah

Importance of the First Ten Days of Dhul Hijjah by Sheikh Mohammed Al Kobaisi, Grand Mufti of Dubai.

Taking Advantage of Dhul Hijjah – By Muhammad Tim Humble

Hajj, Tawheed and the Lessons To Learn




The ayah mentioned in these images is ayah 27 from Surah al Hajj of the glorious Qur’an.

  1. Simple Hajj & Umrah Guide – Compatible for Smart Phones HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
  2. Guide Posts on the Hajj Route  (Added on 15th July 2018)
  3. How to Perform Hajj & Umrah – Simple Guidelines (Added on 12 Aug’18)
  4. Hajj Guide for NEW Muslims  (Added on 11th Jul 2018)
  5. Malcolm X’s Letter from Makkah  (Added on 15th July 2018)
  6. Hajj and Tawheed (An excellent e-book by Dr. Saleh as Saleh)
  7. The Miracle in Tawaaf, the purpose of human existence!
  8. Hajj: A Timeless Vision (Lesson-rich)
  9. Inner Dimensions of Hajj (Insightful)
  10. Hajj: A Universal Message for Peace
  11. Provisions for the Journey – A collection of Masnoon Du’aas
  12. Tawaaf Around Ka’bah (in detail, from Fiqh-us-Sunnah)

Arafah, 9th Day of Dhul Hijjah


  1. The Du’aa of Arafah
  2. The Excellence of the Day of Arafah
  3. Be the Privileged Guest at This Banquet
  4. Things To Do on the Day of Arafah (for non-pilgrims)
  5. Arafah: What a Great Day Arafah Is! Subhanallaah! 🙂 Mind-blowing 🙂
  6. Virtues of Arafah (From UAE Jumu’ah Khutbah)
  7. Virtues of Arafah
  8. Standing at Mount Arafah (Audio explanation by Dr. Jamal Badawi)

Eid Adha, The Day of Sacrifice and the Days of Tashreeq

  1. Hadeeth References on Sacrifice and Eid al Adha
  2. The Blessed Day of Nahr (Sacrifice) and the Days of Tashreeq
  3. The Goal of Udhiyah (Sacrifice) according to Allah is Sincerity (Tafseer Ibn Kathir)
  4. The Sacrifice Story in the Qur’an
  5. What is the Du’aa and What are the Conditions for sacrificing an animal?
  6. Can we offer sacrifice on behalf of the dead?
  7. Slaughtering a sacrificial animal or giving its price in charity?
  8. I tend to give sacrifice. What are Things that I must Avoid?
  9. Rulings on Sacrifice (Udhiyah) by Shaykh Salih al Munajjid
  10. Format of Eid Takbeer
  11. Sunnahs and the Etiquette of Eid
  12. Praying Eid in the Musallah is the Sunnah

Hajj – A Pillar of Islam

  3. Islam QA’s Hajj Page
  4. Interactive Hajj
  5. PROVISIONS for Hajj
  6. The Obligation of Hajj (Pilgrimage) and its Excellence (From Riyadhus Saliheen)
  7. Journey of a Life Time
  8. Hajj: The Fifth Pillar of Islam
  9. At a glance Chart on Steps in Hajj and Umrah
  10. Hajj Glossary (Good reference guide)
  11. Simple Hajj Guide (This 2-page pdf is short and sweet 🙂 Take print out and use as Excellent Resource)
  12. HAJJ: DAY BY DAY (Good and useful info)
  13. Hajj Steps and Routes (Interactive)
  14. Hajj: Step by Step (Very useful Explanation thro’ VIDEOS)
  15. Rites of Hajj and Umrah pdf (by Shaykh Nasiruddeen Albani)
  16. Rites of Hajj and Umrah (online)
  17. Common Mistakes in Hajj (A Must Read by all those intending for Hajj!)
  18. Hajj Pilgrimmage to Makkah (A nice presentation)
  19. Hajj_Significance_Lessons Learned (An informative presentation)
  20. How To Perform Hajj, Umrah and Ziyarah
  21. Women and Hajj
  22. Validity of a Child’s Hajj
  23. Fiqh-us-Sunnah/Fiqh-ul-Hajj
  24. Fiqh of Hajj (by Shaykh Nasiruddeen Albani)
  25. Can a Menstruating Woman stay in the place of Sa’ee?


  1. “Then He Will Not Neglect Us” – An Inspirational Quote by Hajar (A Must Read!)
  2. “I Love Not Things That Vanish” – Great Quote by Prophet Ibraheem (alaihis salam) (A Must Read!)
  3. The Ka’bah: Guarding the Centre, Generating the Circumference (Through an Architect’s eye)

Prophet Ibraheem, alaihis salam, the Founding Father of Hajj

  1. Prophet Ibraheem in the Qur’an
  2. Fireworks all the way!
  3. Du’aas of Prophet Ibraheem alaihis salam
  4. Prophet Ibraheem’s Defining Moments and Man’s Relationship With his Lord

Umrah, the lesser pilgrimage

  1. How To Perform Umrah
  2. Umrah Guide (pdf)
  3. Rulings and Prohibitions Regarding Umrah

In the footsteps of the Role Model

  1. Hajj of the Messenger of Allah (A Must Read!)
  2. The Conduct of the Prophet During Hajj
  3. The Benevolence of the Prophet sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam during Hajj (A Must Read!)
  4. Obligation of Hajj Pilgrimage and its Excellence (An Extract From Riyaadhus Saliheen)
  5. Sahih al Bukhari’s Book of Hajj
  6. Sahih Musim’s Book of Hajj
  7. Farewell Address: Khutbatul Wada (Must Read, Follow and Share)

Masjid al Nabawi, The Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah

  1. Visiting Masjid an-Nabawi
  2. Virtues of Masjid an-Nabawi
  3. Talking of Masjid an-Nabawi

Zam Zam Water

  1. Virtues of ZamZam Water in the light of authentic hadeeths
  2. ZamZam: Notes and Facts

Ka’bah and Makkah

  1. Haramain Info – Latest updates from Makkah and Madinah
  2. Interactive Graphics on Ka’bah (Graphics takes time to load, and it depends upon your internet connection)
  3. Foundations of Ka’bah (by Shaykh Nasiruddeen Albani)
  4. What is Al Multazim? Can we touch or make du’aa here?
  6. Tawaaf of Ka’bah – Audio explanation by Dr. Jamal Badawi
  7. Building of Ka’bah and Proclamation of Hajj (Tafseer Ibn Kathir)
  8. Mega Projects Transform Makkah
  9. Proposal to relocate Maqam Ibrahim!!


  1. Message of Hajj and History of Ka’bah
  2. A History of Hajj
  3. Interactive: Ka’bah over the years
  4. Hajj in Pre-Islamic Times (For General Knowledge)
  5. The Truth Behind the Day of Arafah and Its Name (Interesting Read)
  6. Ka’bah: Its size and history
  7. Makkah Back in Time (Images from past)
  8. The Story of the Key of Ka’bah (Amazing!)
  9. The Destruction of Mecca
  10. Kiswah
  11. HAJJ – 2015 in Pictures

Useful Links:

  1. FatwaIslam
  2. Important Fatwas Regarding TEN Rites of Hajj and Umrah (pdf)
  3. IslamHouse’s Hajj and Umrah Page
  4. Hajj Resources
  5. IslamQA 1
  6. IslamQA 2

Dates, Source of Excellent Nourishment

  1. Dates in the Qur’an and Sunnah
  2. Ajwa Dates – The Prophet sal-lal-laahu-alaihi-wa-sallam’s Favourite Dates
  3. Ajwa Dates contain cancer-preventing property


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