The ultimate adventure holiday in Srilanka

Galle, situated on the southwestern tip of Sri Lanka, is about a 2-hour drive from Colombo airport. While the main attraction is the old Dutch Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, there is so much more to see and do in this tropical paradise. With its Dutch architectural influence from the 18th century, it has […]

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Umrah-Inspiration

Hadith of Umrah and it’s commentary: Abu Hurairah (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: The Messenger of Allah (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) said, “(performing) `Umrah is an expiation for the sins committed between it and the previous `Umrah; and the reward of Hajj Mabrur (i.e. one accepted) is nothing but Jannah.” [Al-Bukhari and Muslim] […]

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Step by Step Umrah Guide: Rituals of Umrah

Umrah and its Virtues : Linguistically, “Umrah” is derived from the Arabic word “I’timar”, meaning “visit”, whereas religiously it refers to the act of visiting Kaa’ba and performing Tawaf, then Sa’i seven times between Safa and Marwa. Umrah is generally considered as the minor pilgrimage that can be performed at any time of the year, […]

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Significance of Umrah in Islam

History of Umrah : In the early days of Islam, tensions were constantly on the rise in Makkah between the Muslims and the kuffar (pagans), who prevented the former from performing Hajj in the city. In 628 AD (6 Hijri), the Muslims travelled from Madinah to Makkah, after the Prophet (peace be upon him) had […]

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