WHAT IS HAJJ.....?
A Pillar of Islam:Among the many and diverse rituals of Islam, Hajj is a main component; it is an indispensable pillar of Islam.
Abdullah ibn `Umar (may Allah be pleased with him) quoted the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) as saying.
“Islam has been built on five [pillars]:testifying that there is no god but Allah and that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah,performing the prayers,paying the zakah,making the pilgrimage to the House, andfasting in Ramadan.” (Al-Bukhari and Muslim).
· Despite the great significance of Hajj, it is enough to do it only one time in your whole life. Islam is easy and takes into consideration the difficulties that pilgrims go through:
· Abu Hurairah (may Allah be pleased with him) narrated that one day the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) addressed people saying:
· The Companions were keen to know the best deeds so that they can prioritize their good actions according to their value.
Abu Hurairah (may Allah be pleased with him) narrated that the Prophet was asked, “Which deed is the best?”