A Complete Guide to Hajj (and Umrah)
The pilgrimage to Makkah is one of the five pillars of Islam and obligatory upon every Muslim with means, once in a lifetime.
"And Hajj to the House (Ka'bah) is a duty that mankind owes to Allah, those who can afford the expenses." [3:96]
This course explains what a New Muslim can expect by outlining the basic rules and rites of Hajj with practical demonstrations including an opportunity to physically enact the rites as preparation.
It will also cover the logistical issues pertinent for New Muslims that are required such as the certificate of conversion or marriage certificates.
The course will cover
- Preparation for Hajj
- Umrah and the state of Ihram
- Circumambulation (Tawaaf) and Sa’ee
- Exiting Ihram
- The rites of Hajj
- Mina, Arafah, Muzdalifah
- The Day of Sacrifice
- The Days of Tashreeq