Hajj season is upon us, and with hujjaaj leaving soon, I thought it would be an ideal time to finally revamp and complete the Hajj tips series I wanted to do last year. So, while Hajj Chronicles (blog series here | e-book here) is a set that described my own Hajj, the full story may … More Ready for Hajj series: Part 1 (Madinah)
No, this isn’t a scene from a movie. It’s a photo of a man walking through a street in Syria – which has been ripped apart by the conflict for far too long. May the tyranny end soon. Keep the people of Syria in your prayers.
Previous posts in this series: Parts 1 to 25 Rounding off one crazy night The 10th of Dhul Hijjah is the day of Eid al-Adha. But for those on Hajj, it’s nothing like the Eid we experience back home. There’s no Eid salaah, no special clothes, no feasting, and no visiting friends and family. Instead, … More Hajj Chronicles Part 26: Day 3 – Euphoria
Previous posts in this series: Parts 1 to 24 Marathon man For most of the walk from Arafah, I drank minimal water – since there were no toilets on the road (and my water was warm anyway). As I neared Muzdalifah, I started to feel a bit like a marathon runner. At the side of … More Hajj Chronicles Part 25: Not your average Saturday night
On behalf of myself and my family, I’d like to wish you and your loved ones Eid Mubarak – wherever you are in the world, and whichever day you celebrate(d) on. May this day be one of beautiful celebration, togetherness, and happiness – all within the boundaries of halaal, of course :). And may the … More Your Eid gift: The Hajj Chronicles e-book