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Pilgrims cycle 3,000 km on way to Madinah

A group of nine British pilgrims cycled 3,000 km on their way to Madinah in their six-week long journey from London. The group was accorded a warm welcome by Saudi authorities and cycling enthusiasts. Saudi Cyclist Association and Taibah Cyclist Association, under the patronage of Saudi Sports Authority, received the[…]

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Busy umrah season for Ramadan

While Muslims around the world observe Ramadan while going about their days, a lucky few are venturing to the holy cities of Makkah and Madina to perform Umrah. Ramadan being the busiest period of the year for the Umrah pilgrimage, thousands of mu’tamireen flocks to the holy lands, where Saudi[…]

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Going home

Hajj Doctor Salim Parker recounts his latest haj experiences. He has not been home for three years. For two consecutive years he was so close to where his heart and soul longs for. A mere four hour taxi ride and the warm serene welcome of Madinah would have embraced him[…]

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First SA hujjaj experience Jumuah in Madina

After performing their first Jumuah in the glorious city of Madina, the first groups of South African hujjaj are glowing and preparing themselves spiritually for the rituals of haj. The mood in the Prophet Muhammad’s (pbuh) revered city is one of peace and tranquillity and hujjaj are using their time[…]

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