Archive for November 2009

The Perfect Hajj? Part 2

The Perfect Hajj? Part 2

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
And we continue the conversation between Shaikh Shibli and his student:
The Shaikh: “Did you perform Ramal at the time of Tawaaf around the Ka’aba?” (Ramal signifies a running motion)
I replied: “Yes.”
The Shaikh: “Did you at that time flee from this world in such a manner that you felt you were [...]

The Perfect Hajj? Part 1

The Perfect Hajj? Part 1

Assalaamu-Alaykum – Peace be Upon you
Well as the day draws nearer the reality and the gravity of my pilgrimage is starting to sink in.
What I have learnt as I have grown up is that this journey of Hajj, one of the fundamental pillars of Islam, is regarded as the ‘journey of a lifetime’.  So what [...]