The sole purpose of visiting Makkah is mostly Hajj or Umrah for that everyone like to makes his/her stay in luxury hotels in Makkah to make it convenient. While being a pilgrim or a guest there, you would love to visit other sacred places of Makkah. The main center of attraction in the city is Kabba, Well of Zamzam and Safa/Marwa. It reminds us about Hajar and her son Ismael, when she ran seven times between Safa and Marwa and desperately wished for water from somewhere around. Finally her wish was answered when a fountain of water appeared near the feet of Ismael who was crying and scratching his feet to the ground. Today Pilgrims perform Saee in a same way and at the end drink Zamzam to their fill. It is not an only attraction but there are a lot of sites related with the history of Islam. Read the rest of this entry »
Monthly Archives: February 2017
Rajkumar R, The Traveller
OMAN has some 3000 kilometres of coastline, most which are pristine, stunning and secluded beaches that face the Indian Ocean with soaring sand dunes or rugged rocks, flourishing coral reefs and unique wildlife. They have beaches and crystal clear Waters. Even the residents and tourist like to come here to swim, play waboba and snorkel.
The Omanis are traditionally a sea faring people of fisherman, traders and shipbuilders. The coast and the sea is the main identity of Omani.
Those who are lover of adventure and exploration will want to take a day trip by dhow that’s Oman traditional word for a taxi or truck.
Oman’s diverse unique and unspoiled landscapes are coupled with a huge range of activities and distance national culture. Coastal resorts offer an amazing range of water sports activities for all ages. Read the rest of this entry »
Rasul Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said: “The blood of a Muslim man who testifies that there is no god but Allah and that I am the Messenger of Allah is not lawful to shed unless he be one of three: a married adulterer, someone killed in retaliation for killing another, or someone who abandons his religion and the Muslim community.” [Muzani in Al-Mukhtasar]
Killing without right is, after unbelief, one of the very worst enormities (Kaba’ir – enormous sins). This hadith delineates the only three cases when a Muslim’s life may be taken. Read the rest of this entry »