How Many Rites Does Umrah Have?

Umrah is an excursion which Muslims observe to cleanses one’s heart and soul from all the past committed sins. Performing Umrah is considered as one of the best deeds as it is a way of pleasing Allah (SWT). Muslims are advised to offer Umrah once in a lifetime because it acts as a washing of […]

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Maintaining Spirituality After Hajj

In a couple of days, the pilgrimage of Hajj will be over and people will return home, back to the reality of family life, work and other responsibilities. Even though it’s over, you get to return home to loved ones, not only with many precious memories but also with a multitude of lessons learnt from […]

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5 Things to Consider for Umrah

If you are considering an Umrah pilgrimage, there are certain things you may want to take into account to make this the best possible individual experience. Plan Carefully Emotionally, you may have a strong desire to carry out an individual ritual to reaffirm your faith, but it is a good idea to take time to […]

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When is the Best Time for Umrah?

If you are considering Umrah, as countless Muslims do in their lifetime, then one of the most perplexing questions you may have is the timing of your pilgrimage. Not just in terms of your age and current life circumstances, but also the best time of year to travel on this holy expedition. This is not […]

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Important Advice for Your Umrah Journey

So, you’ve booked your Umrah package and you are about to head out on your spiritual journey. Here’s some useful advice to bear in mind before you begin. Learn about Umrah Before you set off on your journey, learn everything you can about Umrah. Many books on Hajj contain chapters dedicated to Umrah and this […]

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All You Need To Know About The First Umrah

With new Muslims making their first personal pilgrimage each year, it is good to reflect upon the Umrah Dhu’l-Qada, or the first pilgrimage. The first pilgrimage took place in the year 629 CE, on the morning of the fourth day of Dhu al-Qi’dah. Muhammad and the Muslims made this journey together after the Treaty of […]

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Can I Travel Alone For Umrah?

The Umrah is one of the most personal and memorable journeys you will ever take, which is why you must organise it to fit around your own needs and preferences. One of the most common questions people have is whether to travel alone or in a group. It could be that your family and friends […]

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Do I Need a Visa for Umrah?

Taking part in the Umrah is a privilege for any Muslim and involves a highly spiritual and important part of any good worshippers’ life. The journey takes in some of Saudi Arabia’s most important historical sites and requires significant organisation. Whether you are taking the trip for the first time or are just looking for […]

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