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July 2019

Hajj Gift Guide

By | What is Hajj? | One Comment

 

Do you know someone who is going Hajj this year? Or are you looking for some Muslim children’s books to teach your kids about the meaning of Hajj? To save you time scouring the net for Hajj gifts, Hajj decorations and Hajj books, I’ve compiled the ultimate Hajj Gift Guide just for you! So, let’s begin.

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The blessings of Aqiqah

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aqiqahWhat is Aqiqah?

‘Aqiqah is a means of expressing gratitude to God. The birth of a child, male or female, is a cause for great celebration. In Islam, certain etiquettes and rituals from the authentic traditions of Prophet Muhammad (saw) are recommended as a family welcomes a newborn child to the world. These include: choosing a pleasant name for the newborn. Reciting the Adhan (call to prayer) in the baby’s right ear and iqamah in the left ear. Tahnik (inserting something sweet such as dates or honey into the baby’s mouth), shaving the newborn’s head and doing ‘aqiqah.

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