Call for Submissions – Send Us Your Reflections on Dhul Hijjah, Hajj and Eid ul Adha

The first nine days of Dhul Hijjah (the ninth month in the Muslim calendar) are upon us, a most blessed time leading up to the annual Hajj pilgrimage. Millions are converging in Makkah and its surrounding areas for the pilgrimage. For other Muslims worldwide, these days are blessed as well, with promises of multiplied rewards [Read More…]

Beyond the Hajj – Figuring Out the “Reborn” You

By Rushdi Siddiqui The Hajj or pilgrimage to Mecca is the last of the five obligatory pillars for Muslims. It is a human-defining, behaviour-refining and life-revitalizing moment that is supposed to endure until our last breath. It is an explicit acknowledgement of the historical link to our beloved Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and those prophets before [Read More…]