10 Recommended Books on Hajj and Umrah

10 Recommended Books on Hajj and Umrah

Here is the Collection of Recommended Books on Hajj and Umrah. A Book detailing How to Perform the Hajj, Pilgrimage and Umrah

Hajj is an Islamic religious pilgrimage (journey). Going for Hajj is the fifth pillar of Islam, required for those Muslims who can afford it. The Hajj is a serious of rituals, beginning and ending with worship at the Ka’aba. The Ka’aba is a stone building covered in a black cloth, located in Mecca, Saudia Arabia.

It is the holiest site for Muslims. No matter where they are in the world, Muslims face in the direction of the Ka’aba to pray. Muslim tradition has it that everything in the universe, including animals and inanimate objects worship God.

Getting the Best Out of Al-Hajj (Hardcover)

This comprehensive book provides all aspects of Hajj and Umrah (pilgrimage to Makkah). It is a useful guide both for people preparing to go to Hajj and those who want to learn about the specifics of Hajj practices.

Provides the reader with a realistic view of what to expect and shares useful information to allow for a better mental preparation for the pilgrim.
Contains pictures, diagrams, a revision section.

The Ultimate Guide To Umrah

After Hajj, a Muslim considers Umrah to be the most significant worship that brings the opportunity of rewards and the blessings of visiting Ka’bah and the Prophet’s Mosque along with other sacred places one wishes to visit, and try to feel the atmosphere present at the time of Allah’s Messenger (peace be upon him) and the hardships he had to bear while preaching Islam.

To provide complete details about everything, a pilgrim wants to know, first time this book has been compiled with utmost care and research so as to make it useful in every respect.

75 Questions and Answers on Hajj and Umrah (Dr. Zahoor Ali Shaikh)

Key Features:

  • 75 questions and answers on Hajj and Umrah, written in simple language and to the point
  • Hajj by the Prophets – Salient Features
  • Arabic words to help a pilgrim (hajji to communicate in Arabic during Hajj period
  • Flowcharts / figures to explain the important points regarding Hajj . Umrah
  • Chapter on selected supplications (Dua)

Hajj, Umrah and Ziyarah

This book outlines the necessary actions before, during & after performing Hajj, Umrah, and Ziyarah. It discusses topics ranging form the importance of Hajj to who should perform it. All proofs are given from the Qur’an & Sunnah.

Hajj (Pilgrimage) and Umrah (Minor Pilgrimage)

Ihram is a sacred state which Muslims must enter before performing Hajj or Umrah, the minor pilgrimage that takes place at any time throughout the year that is not during Hajj. A pilgrim must enter this state by performing the cleansing rituals and wearing the previously described attire.

The Methodology of Hajj & Umrah (Pocketsize)

This book by the esteemed Shaykh Muhammad Salih al-‘Uthaymin, may Allah have mercy upon him, discusses the etiquettes and rulings of traveling, the rulings of Hajj and ‘Umrah, and the important beneficial points that concern every Muslim.

Hajj and Umrah (Pocket Guide)

A useful pocket guide that includes the rites of Umrah,Hajj, and visiting Madinah.

The Ka’ba the Centre of the World with Hajj and Umrah

‘ye the best of Peoples, evolved for mankind, enjoining what  is right, forbidding what is wrong, and believing in Allah. If only the People of the Book had Faith, it were best for them: among them are some who have Faith, but most of them are perverted transgressors’ {TMQ 3 110).

The leading role of the Muslims is becoming increasingly important as the spiritual and social circumstances of the modern communities are vastly deteriorating. Therefore the urgency of the situation impels the Muslims to implement themselves with the necessary tools to live up to the standards set by their Creators. In order to regain their status and establish the main purpose of their existence as worshipers and unifiers of Allah, the Muslims are required to study their inherited legacy of science and knowledge, at the same time they are demanded to take part in the modern scientific and technological development.

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