Category: Hajj & Umrah

Mecca soon to host the world’s largest hotel

As the site of the hotel is only about a mile from the Masjid al-Ḥarām, the largest mosque in the world, which surrounds the Kaaba, no doubt the hotel will host many of the millions who comeAbraj Kudai, rendering by Dar Al-Handasah on hajj each year. However, guests may need a robust bank account to book a room, as the towers aim clearly for the high end, with four-star luxury in 10 towers, and five-star in 2.

As for the architecture, the Abraj Kudai looks like a semi-futuristic, sand-colored, desert version of a 1930s Manhattan high-rise. Inside, London-based design practice Areen Hospitality has been given the task of decorating …more:  usatoday

Child Hajj

As-Sai’b bin Yazid (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: I was seven years old when I was taken to perform Hajj (pilgrimage). This was during the time the Messenger of Allah (PBUH) performed the Hajjat-ul-Wada` (Farewell Pilgrimage). [Al-Bukhari]. Commentary:…

Make Hajj on Behalf Your Parents

Ibn `Abbas (May Allah be pleased with them) reported: A woman came to the Messenger of Allah and said, “Allah’s obligation upon His slaves has become obligatory on my father in his old age. My father is very old and…