As we enter the first 10 days of this blessed month Dhul Hijjah, our hearts and prayers are with those undertaking the holy pilgrimage of Hajj during these days.
While many of us are unable to make the blessed journey this year, there are still many ways for us to reap the blessings of this month.
The first 10 days of Dhul Hijjah are often referred to as the best ten days of the year.
The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said:
There are no days on which righteous deeds are more beloved to Allah than these ten days.” [Bukhari]
Here are some tips so we can all make the most of these blessed days:
Here are some recommended books to read during the first 10 days of Dhul Hijjah tips so we can all make the most of these blessed days:
Selected Prayers of Prophet Muhammad Great Muslim Saints
This book consists of Islamic prayers Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, and some Muslim saints adopted for various occasions: morning and evening prayers, purification, eating, drinking, pilgrimage and everyday life situations.
Additional sections include the Most Beautiful Names of Allah, prayer for help and success, and other prayers to be recited any time.
Eid By Maria MiGo
This warm story follows two young siblings through the day of Eid, from the moment they sight the Eid moon until they fall asleep exhausted on the sofa. This wonderful book, with its vibrant and emotive illustrations, can be enjoyed by the family again and again.
Eid By Maria MiGo₦5,000
Seerah is the Answer by Mirza Yawar Baig
We live in a world today that is characterized by disparity; of income, education, opportunity, power, access, and freedom in almost every sphere of life.
Blessed Names and Characteristics of Prophet Muhammad
This beautiful presentation of Blessed Names and Characteristics of Prophet Muhammad draws the reader nearer to the Prophet through contemplation and reflection of his names, their meaning and how each shapes our daily lives.
Reclaim Your Heart By Yasmin Mogahed
Reclaim Your Heart By Yasmin Mogahed is not just a self-help book. It is a manual about the journey of the heart in and out of the ocean of this life. It is a book about how to keep your heart from sinking to the depths of that ocean, and what to do when it does.
It is a book about redemption, about hope, about renewal. Every heart can heal, and each moment is created to bring us closer to that transformative return.
Sultan of Hearts: Prophet Muhammad (Volume 1 and 2)
Sultan of Hearts: Prophet Muhammad details the exemplary life of Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him. Available as a set of two volumes, the book is not simply a chronological look into the life of the Prophet but rather an exclusive look into his character, attributes, and qualities through the eyes of his companions and family most close to him.
The ABC of Allah Loves Me By Learning Roots
If you’re looking for a way to connect your child to Allah with a strong and deep bond, then The ABC of Allah Loves Me By Learning Roots there’s no faster way than loving, living and learning His perfect names of Allah.
The Way to Jannah by Yasmin Mussa
The Way to Jannah A spectacular lift-the-flap book telling a captivating tale. Zayd poses a question to his mother as they climb up a wintery mountain path: “Mummy, what do I say if I want to go to Jannah?
Allah Knows All About Me
A natural way of filling your children with the delight and confidence that Allah knows all about them.
Allah Knows All About Me₦5,500
Nadia Hears the Shahada
Nadia is a toddler and says things as purely and honestly as she sees them. Through the innocent eyes of Nadia, in this book we learn about Islam and the Shahadah, the testimony of faith.
Nadia Hears the Shahada₦4,500
A Trust of Treasures by Mehded Maryam Sinclair
A Trust of Treasures by Mehded Maryam Sinclair will definitely make you wonder and reflect.