Saum, Fasting and Hajj: One Tawaf of Kaaba and Tawaf Begins from Shoot

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Saum / Fasting

  • Fast means to stop.

  • Fasting made obligatory in 2nd A.H.

  • Fasting is commanded in al-Bakarah.

  • Feed 60 people is the atonement for breaking the fast or sixty sontinuous fasts...

  • Bab-ul-Riayn is the door for fast observing people.

  • Tarrawih means to rest.

  • Battle of Badr was fought in very first of Ramzan on 17th.

  • Umar arranged the Namaz-e-Tarrawih.

  • Month of Ramzan is known as Sayeed us Shahoor.

  • Five days are forbidden for fasting throughout the year.

  • Wajib means ordained.

  • 1st Ashra of Ramzan=Ashra-e-Rehmat.

  • 2nd Ashra=Ashra-e-Maghfirat.

  • 3rd Ashra=Ashra-e-Nijat.

Hajj

  • Hajj means to intend.

  • Hajj made compulsory in 9 A.H.

  • First Hajj offered in 9 A.H.

  • Hajj ordained in Surah Bakr.

  • The holy prophet performed only 1 Hajj in 10th A.H.

  • There are 3 types of Hajj.

  • One tawaf of Kaaba is known as Shoot.

  • Tawaf begins from Shoot.

  • Number of Jamarat is 3.

  • Mosque located in Mina is Kheef.

  • At Meekat, Hujjaj assume the state of Ihram.

  • Kalima Tauheed is recited during Hajj.

  • At Mina, the ritual of offering sacrifice is performed

  • Jamart-throwing of pebbles, it is performed on 10th, 11th, 12th and 13th of Zul Hajj.

  • Maghrib and Isha both prayers are offered together at Muzdalifa on 9th Zil Hajj.

  • Yome-Afra is called to Hajj day.

  • Name of the place where the pilgrims go from Arafat: Muzdalfa.

  • First structure of Kaaba was built by Adam.

  • Ibrahim & Ismail rebuilt Kaaba 4500 years ago.

  • Yum-e-Nahar is called to the Day of Sacrifice.

  • Yum e Arafat is 9th Zul Hajj.

  • One khutba is recited during Hajj.

  • Al-Imarn is the surah in which Hajj is commanded.

  • Holy prophet sacrificed 63 camels during hajj.

  • Adam and Hazrat Hawa performed the first ever Hajj.

  • Running b/w Safa & Marwa seven times is called Sayee.

  • Most important step of Hajj after assuming Ahram is Wuquf.

  • Waqoof-e-Arfah is the Rukn-e-Azam of Hajj

  • With the performance of Rami on the 10th Zil-Hajj, most of the bindings of Hajj on the pilgrim are released.

  • Three upright stones are called Jamarat.

  • After Waquf the most important step is Tawaf.

  • In Hajj there are three obligations (Farz).

  • Umrah can be performed at any time throughout the year except 9th to 11th Zil-Hajj.

  • Hujjaj stat at Mina for one day, the second day at Arafat and the final day, encampment is done for a night at Muzdalfah, it is called Wuquf.

  • Who said that Hajj is greatest of all worships: Imam Malik?

  • How many undesirable acts of Ihraam are there: six?

  • How many permitted acts of Ihraam are there: Four?

  • Prohibitions and restrictions of Ihram are 8.

  • The first and the foremost Farz of Hajj and Umrah is Ihram.

  • The first and inner most circle around Ka’ba is Masjid-e-Haram.

  • The second circle around Kaba is Makkah Mukaramah.

  • The third circle around Kaba is Haram.

  • Who firstly fixed boundaries of Haram, the third circle around Kaaba: Adam?

  • The fourth circle around Kaba is Mowaqeet.

  • The place where no one can advance without putting on Ihram is Mowaqeet.

  • Two thousand years before the creation of Adam, Kaba was constructed.

  • Angels built Kaba firstly in the universe.

  • During the Noah’s time Kaaba disappeared due to flood.

  • The gate which is the best for the pilgrims to enter in Kaba is Bab-e-Salam.

  • Hajr-e-Aswad means black stone.

  • Actual color of Hajr-e-Aswad was white.

  • The small piece of land b/wk Rukn-e-Islam and Rukn-e-Yamani is called Hateem.

  • The place where offering prayer is just like offering prayer inside Kaba is Hateem.

  • There are five types of Tawaf.

  • Hajji go to Al-Multazim after completing the seven rounds.

  • Al-Multazim means the place of holding.

  • The portion of the wall of Kaba which is b/w its door and Hajr-e-Aswad is called al-Multazim.

  • Sayee is commenced from Safa and ends at Marwa.

  • After performing Say’ee Hujjaj go to Mina.

  • Muzdalfa is a plain.

  • Muzdalfa is located b/w Mina & Arafat.

  • Muzdalfa is located six miles from Makkah.

  • From Mina Muzdalfa is three miles away.

  • Muzdalfa is called Sacred Monument in Quran.

  • At Muzdalfa Maghrib & Isha prayers are offered together.

  • Pebbles are collected from Muzdalfa.

  • Jamarat which is nearest to Makkah is called Jamarat-ul-Uqba.

  • Smallest Jamarat is Jamarat-al-Sughra.

  • Rami is held at Mina.

  • Talbiah is stopped after Rami.

  • Afrad, Qar’ran and Tamatae are the types of Hajj.

  • Dhulhulaifah is the Meeqat for the people of Pakistan.

  • Dhulhulaifah is a point six mile from Madina.

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