Ramadhan Diaries

27 June 2017 With my little niece at the mosque during one of the Terawih prayers. Alhamdulilah this has been my most fulfilling Ramadhan. Last Ramadhan I sooo wanted to do terawih and… Continue reading

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Baitulmaqdis Umrah Chapter 12: Floating in the Dead Sea / Lake of Lut

11 December 2016 Our last stop of the day was to visit the Dead Sea. We were to have our late lunch there and we were given some time to ‘feel’ the Dead Sea.… Continue reading

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Baitulmaqdis Umrah Chapter 11: Visiting Tomb of Prophet Shuaib (pbuh)

11 December 2016 Prophet Shuaib, known in Biblical literature as Jethro, is one of only four Arab prophets mentioned by name in the Quran. The Quran tells us that Prophet Shuaib was from… Continue reading

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Baitulmaqdis Umrah Chapter 10: Dome of the Rock

10 December 2016 After we left Hebron, we were still in silence and in reflective mode. How truly blessed we are to be born and raised in such a peaceful country. I think… Continue reading

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Baitulmaqdis Umrah Chapter 9: Sights of Hebron

10 December 2017 Al-Ibrahimi Mosque is located in the old city of Hebron and it is the focal point for most visitors. The site is sacred to both Muslims and Jews – be… Continue reading

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Baitulmaqdis Umrah Chapter 8: Subuh at Al-Aqsa mosque

10 December 2016 Abu Hurayrah (ra) relates that the Prophet (saw) said, “You should not undertake a special journey to visit any place other than the following three Masjids with the expectations of… Continue reading

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Baitulmaqdis Umrah Chapter 7: Tomb of Prophet Musa & Mount of Olives

9 December 2016 Narrated Abu Huraira: The angel of death was sent to Moses and when he went to him, Moses slapped him severely, spoiling one of his eyes. The angel went back… Continue reading

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Baitulmaqdis Umrah Chapter 6: The city of Jericho – Jerusalem

9 December 2016 Prior to reaching the custom immigration, we stopped by this sign for a while. Sign at sea level between Amman and the Dead Sea. This sign indicates that we are… Continue reading

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Baitulmaqdis Umrah 2016 Chapter 5: Entering Palestine

9 December 2016 Disclaimer: This is a personal blog. Any views or opinions represented in this blog are personal and belong solely to the blog owner and do not represent those of people, institutions… Continue reading

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BAITULMAQDIS UMRAH 2016 CHAPTER 4: The Lost City of Petra

8 December 2016 We made our way out Wadi Musa and continue our journey to Petra. Look at the village / city of Wadi Musa from a higher ground. Petra lies on the slope… Continue reading

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