The importance of Zul Hijjah in Islam can be signified by these words of the prophet of Allah, Muhammad (PBUH): “There is no virtuous deed carried out on any day of the year that can be equal to the reward of (that virtuous deed) carried out in these ten days of Zul Hijjah”. The Sahabah asked, “Not even Jihaad?” Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) replied, “Not even Jihaad, except for the one who endangers his life and wealth (in Jihad) and does not return with anything.”
The fact that thousands of Muslims visit Makkah every year in Ramadam to perform Umrah is overwhelming. But, there are a couple of things that have to be considered, so that one can get the best out of this spiritual journey.
Some individuals pay no heed to their families and go for Umrah in Ramadan. This is a genuine issue, on the grounds that the favored month of Ramadan is a period for individuals to show more concern for their families. The worst part is that in some cases parents neglect their children during this month. Before leaving for Umrah in Ramadan, make sure that your family and specially kids are taken care of.
Just the thought of performing Umrah energizes the devotee, but one should bear in mind that performing Umrah is an arduous task. Many people wonder ‘What is the best age to perform Umrah’, the age at which an individual can make the most out of these spiritual journeys. Many Ulema believe that it is better to perform Hajj and Umrah in young age. Youth? Juggling between responsibilities, overburdened with studies, carefree about finances, religious affairs… so not ‘their thing’, how could young age be the best age to perform Umrah?
Muslims living in abroad find difficult to search nearest Masjids and halal restaurants but now you can use an android application which is useful to find the location of Masjids and halal restaurants situated near your area. Muslims living in non Islamic countries like UK, USA, Canada, Australia, Germany and many others like them can find this application useful to find Masjids and halal restaurants situated within their location.
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Features of Application
1.Find Halal Restaurants
Tap on the halal restaurants option to find the nearest halal restaurants’ within 10 Km radius of your current location. The application also finds the direction, distance, address and estimated time to reach that restaurant.
2.Find Nearest Masjids
Tapping on this option opens nearest Masjids situated near your location. You can also find the distance, direction, complete address and estimated time to approach that location.
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