Importance of Performing Hajj

Importance of Performing Hajj

Hajj is an amazing and prominent obligation of Islam which is highly significant among all the Muslims of the world. If you check the estimate of the number of people performing Hajj each year, it would reach to a million because unlike Umrah which can be performed any time in a year, Hajj has to be performed on a specific day each year due to which the crowd of people performing Hajj is very high as compared to the number of people who perform Umrah. Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam and it holds a great importance in Islam. Just like the other pillars of Islam are important, Hajj should also be performed with complete devotion and love of Allah in order to gain maximum number of blessings and sanctifications of this sacred duty which is given to the Muslims by their Lord.
During Hajj, people from all over the world show the amazing illustration of unity and harmony. When the Muslims take family hajj tour packages and perform the Hajj together without showing any kind of racism or discrimination of nationality, cast, color or race, then surely they display the biggest example of it during the obligation of Hajj. It is performed in the remarkable memory of Hazrat Ibrahim (may Allah be pleased with him) and Hazrat Ismail (may Allah shower His blessings upon him). It is said that Hazrat Ibrahim was given a test by Allah to give the sacrifice of his beloved son Hazrat Ismail.
Importance of Performing HajjHazrat Ibrahim fulfilled that command and took Hazrat Ismail with him to perfume the sacrifice for the sake of Allah Almighty. At that point, a sheep was sent from the heavens to give the sacrifice which Hazrat Ibrahim did. Right after the obligation of Hajj, Muslims give the sacrifice of animal and then make three distributions of the meat in accordance to Sunnah. One part of meat is given to the needy and poor, one part to your relatives and then the third one to keep for yourself. Some people also perform Umrah via family umrah packages 2017 along with Hajj, in order to avail the blessings of both sacred commitments. It not only saves your time but also gives you economical benefits. You can have a great peace of mind and serenity and your heart will be filled with eternal joy and love for Allah Almighty.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Hajj, umrah and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s