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(pbuh)           Prophet Abraham: The Founding Father          20 Slides including Cover    A More On Islam Briefcast     ...
The Pilgrimage to the First House of Worship     Hajj is the pilgrimage to           Once-in-a-lifetime     Makkah that in...
Fifth Pillar of Islam                                             P              F                                 F      ...
Annual Event                                                                         1    2    3    4    5    6           ...
"And Proclaim the Pilgrimage Among Men”                                       (pbuh)    Allah addressed Prophet Abraham sa...
(pbuh)Prophet Abraham - The Founding Father                                        (pbuh)Hallmarks of Prophet’s Abraham’s ...
Hajj Revived                                                                   (pbuh)                                     ...
Hajj at a Glimpse                       1                   2                         3                      4            ...
Into Ihram                                                                            Some Don’ts in Ihram    Before enter...
KaabaLeopold Weiss’s (Muhammad Asad, the Jewish convert to Islam who translated the Quran)observation when he visited Kaab...
Pilgrim’s Progress                                                                              Such (is the Pilgrimage): ...
At Arafat : Seeking Mercy      Pilgrims praying on Mount Arafat, known as the                    ‘Mountain of Mercy’      ...
(pbuh)Guidance From the Prophet’s Last Sermon    All mankind is from Adam and                                            ...
Resolve Against Satan, The Avowed Enemy             He (Satan) said:                                                 “ … f...
Sacrifice           (pbuh)       “(Abraham) said: O my                                              (pbuh)                ...
Meat: Allah’s Provision     “Such (is his state) and whoever holds in     honour the symbols of Allah, (in the sacrifice  ...
The Unique Hajj Experience     “……….There was over three million     people there and I did not see one     fight. I did n...
Reflections     “… To be a member of that huge congregation     gathered … in the glorification of God, is to have     one...
Malcolm X’ Letter from Makkah                        “During the past eleven days here in the                        Musli...
Learn More…                  Resources The Holy Quran (Print)                                                        "Ver...
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Hajj - Journey to Makkah

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Hajj - Journey to Makkah

  1. 1. (pbuh) Prophet Abraham: The Founding Father 20 Slides including Cover A More On Islam Briefcast Pilgrimage to Makkah This quick guide outlines the important aspects of Hajj, the fifth pillar of Islam and takes you1 through the journey of a lifetime. A More on Islam presentation
  2. 2. The Pilgrimage to the First House of Worship Hajj is the pilgrimage to Once-in-a-lifetime Makkah that involves obligation on those visiting the House of Muslims who have Allah and performing the i) the physical and activities and rituals ii) financial means to associated with Hajj. undertake the pilgrimage. “ The first house (of worship) appointed for mankind was “And remember that that at Makkah: Full of blessings and a centre of guidance when Abraham and for the whole world; In it are the signs manifest; the place Ishmael raised the where Abraham stood up to pray; and whosoever enters it foundations of the attains security…..” ( Quran 3:96, 97) House…” (Quran 2:127)2 A More on Islam presentation
  3. 3. Fifth Pillar of Islam P F F Z R A H A A A S A I K Y T J T A E I J H T R N G FIVE PILLARS OF ISLAM 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th Declaring and believing “There Performing Observing Undertaking is no god worthy of the obligatory dawn-to-dusk worship except Allah Giving charity Pilgrimage to prayers five abstinence in and Muhammad Makkah (pbuh) is His times a day the month of messenger.” Ramadan3 A More on Islam presentation
  4. 4. Annual Event 1 2 3 4 5 6 Hajj days 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Islamic Calendar 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 or the Hijri Calendar is 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 based on the lunar year. 28 29 30 Hajj falls in the 12th month of the lunar 12 calendar Dhu al-Hijjah4 A More on Islam presentation
  5. 5. "And Proclaim the Pilgrimage Among Men” (pbuh) Allah addressed Prophet Abraham saying: “And proclaim the Pilgrimage among men: Number of Hajj Pilgrims they will come to you on foot and (mounted) 2500000 on every kind of camel, lean on account of 2000000 journeys through deep and distant mountain 1500000 highways;” (22: 27) 1000000 500000 0 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 Year “ That they may witness the benefits (provided) for them,…” (22:28) Data Source: Ministry of Hajj, Saudi Arabia Graphics: More On Islam Info Graphics5 A More on Islam presentation
  6. 6. (pbuh)Prophet Abraham - The Founding Father (pbuh)Hallmarks of Prophet’s Abraham’s life "For me, I have set my face, firmly and truly, towards Monotheism Him Who created the heavens and the earth, and never shall I give partners to Allah." ( Quran 6-79) When his Lord said to him, “Surrender," he promptly Submission responded, “I have surrendered to the Lord of the Universe ." ( Quran 2:131) "And when his Lord tried Abraham with (His) Struggle commands, and he fulfilled them. He said: “I am going to make you the leader of mankind” ... (Quran 2:124)6 A More on Islam presentation
  7. 7. Hajj Revived (pbuh) Prophet Abraham’s prayer is granted! “And when Abraham prayed: … Our Lord! And raise up in (pbuh) their midst a messenger Centuries later, Prophet Muhammad rose from among from the descendants of Abraham and them who shall recite to proclaimed Islam, the same religion that them Your Revelations, Abraham had preached. …You art All-Powerful and All Wise ” ( Quran 2: 129) (pbuh) With Allah’s command, Muhammad revived the Hajj by restoring its pure foundations and eliminating all customs of ignorance.7 A More on Islam presentation
  8. 8. Hajj at a Glimpse 1 2 3 4 5 Day  Camping  Standing from  Stoning the Devil Activity noon until dusk  Animal Sacrifice  Camping  Camping  Camping  Resting  Cutting the hair  Stoning the Devil  Stoning the Devil  Circling the Kaaba  Striding between Hagar hills Place Plain of Arafat Mina Valley Mina Valley Mina Valley Mina Valley Muzdalifa Kaaba Day Of Reflection Day of Standing Day of Sacrifice Stoning the Devil Stoning the Devil  Self-reflection  Seeking  Resolve Against  Repeated  Repeated Remarks Allah’s mercy Satan Rejection of resistance to and forgiveness  House Of Allah: Satan’s Satan’s invitation Center of Activity temptations  Searching for life-saver: In foot steps of Hagar (pbuh)8 A More on Islam presentation
  9. 9. Into Ihram Some Don’ts in Ihram Before entering the sacred territory, pilgrims wear uniform garments that Marital relations symbolize the universal identity of a nation that has submitted to Allah. Evil talk or acts Violence & fighting Buries the individual trails and egos. Hunting of Animals Strips off the distinctions of class, culture, color, race and nationality.Observation The garments are a great leveler too. Who can tell rich from poor? … all these human beings drawn together by the call of an idea, by the oneness of God………..” - Michael Wolfe, Author and a Revert to Islam.9 A More on Islam presentation
  10. 10. KaabaLeopold Weiss’s (Muhammad Asad, the Jewish convert to Islam who translated the Quran)observation when he visited Kaaba for the first time: Goal of longing for so many millions, for so many centuries.. A very quiet architecture Builder confined himself to simplest three dimensional form imaginable- a cube of stone. No beauty of architecture rhythm and no perfection of line, however great, could ever do justice to the idea of God Utter simplicity of the cube, in complete renunciation of all beauty of line and form …the simplest that man can conceive is the greatest that he can do to express the glory of God.10 A More on Islam presentation
  11. 11. Pilgrim’s Progress Such (is the Pilgrimage): whoever honours the sacred rites of Allah, for him it is good in the Sight of his Lord. (Quran 22:30) Observation “…I felt very close to God in the holy place and want to return with my four daughters so they too can have this unique experience…” Ali, A British Convert to Islam. (Source: bbc.co.uk) Pilgrims marching towards Arafat on the Day of Standing11 A More on Islam presentation
  12. 12. At Arafat : Seeking Mercy Pilgrims praying on Mount Arafat, known as the ‘Mountain of Mercy’ Pilgrims experience climax of Hajj at Seeking Arafat forgiveness Day spent from the while Lord of the The last major address of The sermon is the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) most influential standing Worlds known as the LAST human rights noon until SERMON was delivered charter dusk here.12 A More on Islam presentation
  13. 13. (pbuh)Guidance From the Prophet’s Last Sermon All mankind is from Adam and  It is true that you have certain Eve. rights in regard to your women, Equality but they also have rights over An Arab has no superiority you. over a non-Arab nor a non-Arab has any superiority over an Women’ Rights  Do treat your women well and Arab; be kind to them, for they are your partners and committed A white has no superiority over helpers. a black, nor a black has any Brotherhood superiority over a white- except  And it is your right that they do by piety and good action. Men’ Rights not make friends with anyone of whom you do not approve, as well as never to be unchaste. Remember one day you will appear before Allah and Accountability answer for your deeds.  People, no prophet or apostle will come after me and no new Path of faith will be born…I leave Success behind me two things, the Allah has forbidden you to Quran and the Sunnah take usury (interest); …Your capital, however, is yours to Economics (Prophet’s Way), and if you follow these you will never go keep. You will neither inflict astray. nor suffer any inequity.13 A More on Islam presentation
  14. 14. Resolve Against Satan, The Avowed Enemy He (Satan) said: “ … for Satan "Then will I assault them from is to man an before them and behind them avowed enemy! ” from their right and their left…” (Quran 12:5) (Quran 7: 17) Stoning of the Devil Symbolical in rejection of the temptation of Satan. An act of faith and conscience of fighting the Satanic force. An act of disabling the evil forces that divert attention from the right path14 A More on Islam presentation
  15. 15. Sacrifice (pbuh) “(Abraham) said: O my (pbuh) “He (Ishmael) said: O my father! son! I have seen in a dream Do that which you are that I must sacrifice you. commanded. If Allah so wills, So look, what think you?” you shall find me of the patient. (Quran 37:102) (Quran 37:102)” “So when they had both submitted their wills (to Allah), and he had laid him prostrate on his forehead (for sacrifice), We called out to him "O Abraham! "You have indeed fulfilled your vision !" - thus do We reward the righteous." Quran 37:103-105) And We ransomed him with a momentous sacrifice: And We left (this blessing) for him among generations (to come) in later times: (Quran 37:107)15 A More on Islam presentation
  16. 16. Meat: Allah’s Provision “Such (is his state) and whoever holds in honour the symbols of Allah, (in the sacrifice of animals), such (honour) should come truly from piety of heart.” (Quran 22: 32) Photo courtesy: Reliefonline.org and refugeecamp.org “…you may eat of their flesh and give of it to the contented ones and to those who ask for it…” (Quran 22: 36) The Saudi Project for Utilization of Hajj Meat, managed by the Islamic Development Bank, distributes each year, meat from hundreds of thousands of sacrificed sheep, cows and camels to the poor and needy in Asia, Africa and other parts of the world. “It is not their meat nor their blood, that reaches Allah, but it is your piety that reaches Him” (Quran 22: 37)16 A More on Islam presentation
  17. 17. The Unique Hajj Experience “……….There was over three million people there and I did not see one fight. I did not see one person being rude to the other even though they were from so many different countries and cultural backgrounds. It was truly beautiful, a life-changing experience.” Giovanni, An American Convert to Islam (Source: bbc.co.uk) “… I was lucky to perform Hajj in 2001 A pilgrim taking a break and ever since I have had a better understanding of the world…” Reijo Virk, A Finnish Convert to Islam (Source: bbc.co.uk)17 A More on Islam presentation
  18. 18. Reflections “… To be a member of that huge congregation gathered … in the glorification of God, is to have ones consciousness impressed by the full - Evelyn significance of the Islamic ideal, is to be privileged Zeinab to participate in one of the most soul inspiring Cobbod, experiences that have ever been granted to A pilgrim human beings !...” (Source: al-sunnah.com) “Stripped of our wealth and status, we are clad in A simple garments. Our true worth remains hidden, South African except to the One Who knows us. We place our Pilgrim Creator at the center of our lives, submitting our will to Remembers His. We affirm His Oneness, commit our lives to Him. We turn to Him, pouring out our heart’s desires. Why ask elsewhere when He is All-Encompassing, All- hearing?”18 A More on Islam presentation
  19. 19. Malcolm X’ Letter from Makkah “During the past eleven days here in the Muslim world, I have eaten from the same plate, drunk from the same glass, and slept in the same bed, (or on the same rug) -- while praying to the same God -- with fellow Muslims, whose eyes were the bluest of blue, whose hair was the blondest of blond, and whose skin was the whitest of white. An Excerpt We were truly all the same (brothers) -- because their belief in one God had removed the white from their minds, the white from their behavior, and the white from their attitude.” – El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (Malcolm X) "This letter was sent from Malcolm to his assistants, new Muslim Mosque, press and his wife, during the conclusion of his pilgrimage to Mecca. The content is reproduced from The Autobiography of Malcolm X as told to Alex Haley“ (From http://www.africawithin.com/malcolmx/letter_from_mecca.htm)19 A More on Islam presentation
  20. 20. Learn More… Resources The Holy Quran (Print) "Verily, in the creation of the heavens and the earth, and in the succession The Holy Quran (Online) of night and day, there are indeed messages for all who are endowed Muhammad (Critical Lives) with insight" (Quran 3:190) Islam Primer Thanks for watching and studying the presentation. Muhammad’s (pbuh) Last Sermon For further information, suggestions and comments please contact: moreonislam@hotmail.com Hajj Info – By Saudi Arabian Ministry of Hajj All Rights Reserved. No part of the presentation may Hajj Information Center be modified. Distribution is permitted and encouraged. For other titles please contact moreonislam@hotmail.com. The original document is Virtual Hajj certified to be virus-free. Some of the images have been contributed by our readers. We would like to Saudi Arabian Sacrificial Meat Project thank them/ their original sources.20 A More on Islam presentation

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