Monthly Archives: January 2015

Umrah and Ahram and its three obligatory issues

Umrah or Mini Pilgrimage is the visit to the House of Allah with the intention of getting rid of past sins. In Arabic, the word ‘Umrah is derived from I’timaar which means a visit. However, ‘Umrah in Islamic terminology, means … Continue reading

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Ruling on Umrah Is Umrah Compulsory or Sunnah?

Muslim scholars approved that Umrah is prearranged in Islam and is an act of virtue. Imam Abu Haneefah and Imam Maalik viewed that it is a Sunnah and mustahabb (better), but not obligatory; this was also the view favored by … Continue reading

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