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Etiquette Of The Umrah

February 4, 2015
Etiquette Of The Umrah1

Umrah

Etiquette Of The Umrah2Hajj appeases the fifth and last pillar of Islam. Every Muslim who is healthy and sane and who can afford it must undertake the pilgrimage to Makkah at least once in his or her lifetime. Allah has ordained to perform the Hajj and Umrah of his house, Harram, for the entire Ummah, but the order has great flexibility in it, as relaxes those who are disabled either physically or financially.

The Almighty says: The Hajj is the well-known months. So whosoever intends to perform Hajj therein (by assuming Ahram), then he should not have sexual relations, nor commit sin, nor dispute unjustly during the Hajj. And whatever good you do, (be sure) Allah knows it. And take a provision (with you) for the journey, but the best provision is At-Taqwa. So fear Me, O men of understanding! (Al-Baqarah 197)

Etiquette Of The UmrahUmrah is the mini pilgrimage which able bodies undertake any time in their lifetime. People around the globe taking Umrah packages 2015 to perform Umrah 2015. These Umrah packages facilitate them from minor to mega arrangements required for their Umrah tour.

People should perform the rituals of the Umrah with respect, reverence, love and submission to the Almighty Allah, in a quiet and dignified way, following the manner of our beloved Messenger Muhammad PBUH. The great ritual of the Umrah should be filled with the remembrance of Allah (zikr), Takbeer (Allah hu Akbar), the tasbeeh (glorification of the Almighty), istaghfar (seeking for forgiveness and mercy of the Allah) and making the Talbiyah all the way long.

The Talbiyah is deemed to be the heart of the Umrah. When the Muslim pronounces the Talbiyah, it is like making the calls to the Allah and reporting for his presence in His Honor. Making more and more supplications before Allah is highly appreciated during the Umrah and these supplications and all the acts of worship are accepted immediately, because pilgrim is in a state of worship from the moment he enters Ahram until he exits it.

Etiquette Of The Umrah1The Umrah is not a time for idle talk or doing anything without restrictions. It is the time of real devotion and increase of good deeds to get, the more close place near the Allah and mercy of the Almighty. For the Muslims, the pilgrim and others should regularly monitor the things that the Almighty has ordained for him, such as praying in congregation on time, and enjoining what is good and forbidding what is evil.

The pilgrim should exert to benefit the Muslims and treat them kindly by guiding, helping when needed, and being generous towards the weak, such as in crowded places. Being compassion to the people brings mercy from the Creator, for Allah shows mercy to those of His slaves who are merciful.

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