2016 hajj: An improved version in many ways (II)

By Maryam Garba Hassan While Nigeria’s pilgrims were transported to the King AbdulAziz Abdulłahi international airport in Jedda with only the approved 8kg hand luggage, other countries pilgrims were seen struggling with their zamzam and boxes at the airport. With this new development, pilgrims were transported to Jedda from Makka for screening by More...

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By Peoples Daily On Friday, October 28th, 2016
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2016 hajj: An improved version in many ways (1)

By Maryam Garba Hassan Nigeria’s pilgrims’ journey to the holy land for this year’s hajj began on the 8th of August, 2016 through an inaugural flight from Sokoto State. As usual the National Hajj Commission More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, September 15th, 2016
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The first ten days of Zul Hijjah: Why they matter

By Samana Siddiqui Even for those not performing the pilgrimage, Hajj, the first ten days of this month are considered very sacred and a time for increased reflection, seeking Allah’s forgiveness, doing good and More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, September 15th, 2016
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One Hajji’s apprehension (then acceptance) of the animal sacrifice

By Abdul Wahid Hamid Sacrificing certain types of animals during Hajj and Eid-ul-Adha are part of Islamic rites. Islam is not the only religion which prescribes animal sacrifice. In recent times, due to influence More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, September 2nd, 2016
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Lessons from Hajj (III)

Ibn Abbas reported that the Messenger said, “He is not one of us who imitates other than us. Do not imitate the Jews and the Christians.” [At- Tirmidhi] Also, the Prophet said, “Whoever brings More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, August 19th, 2016
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Lessons from Hajj (I)

“For Hajj are the months well known. If anyone undertakes that duty therein let there be no obscenity or wickedness nor wrangling in the Hajj. And whatever good you do Allah knows it. And take a provision More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, August 5th, 2016
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The First of the Four Sacred Months – Dhul Qa’dah

The First of the Four Sacred Months – Dhul Qa’dah By Shaykh Abdalla Idris Ali, Bismillah. In my previous articles on the Islamic calendar months, I mentioned two things: 1) The Islamic calendar months are based More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
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Islam: Where Lawyers Stand (II)

By Husain Zakariyya Yawale Allah says: “O you who have believed… And collaborate in righteousness and piety, but do not collaborate in sin and aggression. And fear Allah; indeed, Allah is severe in penalty.”[al-Ma’idah: More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, June 10th, 2016
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Get Ready! Set! Ramadan!

By Husain Zakariyya Yawale, Allah says: “O you who believe! Fasting is prescribed for you, as it was prescribed for those before you, so that you may guard (against evil). For a certain number of days; but More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, May 6th, 2016
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Women in the Masjid (III)

Women in the Masjid By Husain Zakariyya Yawale, In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. All Praise is due to Allah! We praise Him and we seek help from Him. We ask forgiveness from Him. We repent to More...