They are finally here! The first ten days of Dhul-Hijjah (the last month of the Islamic calender).
Most people are unaware of the great importance of this month (No, it isn’t important and sacred to only those who have gone to perform Hajj) and miss out on the immense reward one can gain during it.
Hajj is an annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, and a mandatory religious duty for Muslims that must be carried out at least once in their lifetime by all adult Muslims who are physically and financially capable of undertaking the journey, and can support their family during their absence.
The hajj is one of the Five Pillars of Islam – practices required of all Muslims.
Read more on Hajj: http://www.islamreligion.com/articles/184/fifth-pillar-of-islam/
Allah (سبحانه و تعالى) has mentioned about it in the Quran in Surah Al-Fajr:
“By the dawn.
And by the ten nights…” [89:1-2]
Allah swears an oath by them, and swearing…
View original post 271 more words