This Surah is called Surat Al-Hajj, because it mentions the rites of Hajj in it. It is the only Surah that is named by one of the Pillars of Islam and is characterized by consisting of two prostrations.
The Main Theme of the Surah
‘Abdullaah ibn Zaid ibn ‘Aasim (Radia-Allaahu ’anhu) narrated that Allaah’s Messenger (Salla-Allaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Ibraheem declared Makkah sacred and made supplication for its people, and I declare Al-Madinah to be sacred, as Ibraheem declared Makkah sacred, and I make supplication for its Saa’ and Mudd (its sustenance to be blessed) twice […]
🔗 Read part two of the three part series ‘Noble Goals of Hajj’ – Part 2
Sixth goal: To Witness Things that are of Benefit to Them
Allaah (Ta’ala) says in Surat al-Hajj (22:27-28):
“And proclaim to mankind the Hajj (pilgrimage). They will come to you on foot […]
Read Part One of the three part series ‘Noble Goals of Hajj’ – Part 1
In part two of the series, we look at two more goals behind performing Hajj.
Fourth goal: Establishing the Remembrance of Allaah
From the goals of Hajj is to establish the remembrance […]
Hajj is one of the pillars of Islam that a Muslim is obliged to make at least once in his life. It is a great and lofty act of worship and one of the greatest acts with which the believer draws nearer to Allaah. Hajj consists of many noble goals and great purposes […]