Monday, 21 November 2011

50 things to do in Hajj

By Muhammad Alshareef

[01] Smile in another Muslims face

[02] Say Salam to strangers .........
[03] Shake someone's hand and ask about their health

[04] Buy tea for someone

[05] Offer to get someone's groceries

[06] Sit with a Hajj group from another country and ask about Islam in their village

[07] Carry someone's bags for them

[08] Guide someone ill to the infirmary

[09] Shun vain talk

[10] Recite talbiyah loudly, encouraging others

[11] On the days of Eid, walk through the tents reciting talbiyah loudly reminding others

[12] Gather stones for people

[13] Offer to throw on behalf of unable Hajjis

[14] Guide people to the Jamarat

[15] Lower your gaze

[16] Remind people of the lives of the Sa7aabah

[17] Read Quraan with the Tafseer

[18] Do the authentic Zikr of the morning and evening

[19] Make du3a2 during your Sajdah

[20] Stand to the side of a gate and offer people water/tea as they leave

[21] Give major attention to shy people in your group

[22] Remind people of patience, why they came here, and the example of our 3ulumaa2 in Hajj

[23] Explain a Hajj Khutbah you may have heard to those around you

[24] Explain the importance of purifying ones actions for the sake of Allah

[25] Phone relatives (from Makkah) on Eid day

[26] Make dua for forgotten friends (and the author of this list) (and the person who forwarded it to you) [27] Don t allow Muslims to fight during Hajj

[28] Help people find a place to sleep

[29] Remember during the heat the unending torment of hellfire

[30] Say Laa ilaaha illa Allah, wa7dahu laa sharika lah, lahu al Mulk wa lahu al 7amd, wa Huwa 3ala kulli shay2in Qadeer 100 times

[31] Say the du3a2 of entering the market place when you go there

[32] Give charity to those who sell meager things (sandals/eggs)

[33] Attend the Halaqat that are given in Mina

[34] Stay for the 13th of Thul Hijjah

[35] Remind people to go home as better Muslims

[36] Forgive people that wrong you

[37] Talk to 10 different people from 10 different countries

[38] Compliment someone sincerely

[39] Visit the hospital and thank Allah for all that he has given you

[40] Take young Muslims and invite them to sit with the elders. Make them the center of attention.

[41] Give a tafseer class after Salah / ask someone knowledgeable

[42] (For men) On the days of Eid, offer perfume (misk) to those around you

[43] Ask about the health of senior women in your group. Make sure they are attended to.

[44] Focus hard on helping those immediately near you

[45] Take people to the slaughter house and help them / Or assist them in purchasing their slaughter coupons

[46] Remember specific blessings, which Allah has bestowed upon you and say Alhamdulillah

[47] Pray to Allah using his 99 most beautiful names (Al Asmaa2 Al 7usna)

[48] Use a Miswak

[49] Fill your pockets with candies and give to the children that you meet

[50] Always intend reward from Allah for everything you go through during Hajj

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