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I like to travel by the Airbus whether it is 33o or 380 but most of the times I find myself on board the Boeing 747 or 777. Some people prefer the jumbo 737. They think it is small and safe. The…Continue
The fingers are the extremities of the hand. They are the four or five jointed parts of the hand. Each finger has three phalanges. Although they are slender they can do, different tasks. Let us start with the small finger, pinky. It has no specific task but to help the other fingers while eating or grasping something. Then, the finger ring or ring finger. It is next to the small finger. In some cultures, a ring is…Continue
Today is the big Eid or Eid Aladha. It is the tenth of Thulhijjah. The pilgrim will start by throwing seven stones at the place of the devil, (Jamratul Aqaba). It is a big concrete plate with a pillar in the center of it. The pilgrim can make his (hady) if he is (mutamatii). Then, he cuts or shortens his hair, preferably,…Continue
More than two million pilgrims have arrived here in the holy city of Mecca. Today is the ninth of Thulhija, the great day of Hajj. It is called (Arafa) day.
What is the meaning of Hajj? Hajj means intending to visit something glorified or of high greatness. This is in the general meaning of the language. In Islam, it means going to the holy city of Mecca and visiting…Continue
We are still on the holy ten days of the month of Hajj. This is the last blog to finish my previous two blogs about them. Tomorrow Hajj will start. More than one million pilgrims have already started to arrive here, in the holy cities of Mecca and Medina in Saudi Arabia.
On the eighth of the month, pilgrims will put on their (Ihram ) at the pointed…Continue