Sh. Mohammad Elshinawy recounts a beautiful story on traveling for the Hajj pilgrimage as told by an elderly cab driver.
Sh. Ibrahim Hindy looks back on the advice given to him by his father’s friend during his first Hajj on reaching the Black Stone.
Stuck in the mutawwif’s office with no passport and nearly missing his wedding, Dr. Omar Suleiman reflects on the power of unscripted du’as.
Sometimes we get caught up with some of the systems built around the Hajj experience, but it’s important to recalibrate and remember that it’s about our relationship with Allah, not our relationship with people. Dr. Tamara Gray looks back on her experiences accessing spaces as a woman performing Hajj.
Mufti Abdul Rahman Waheed recounts his experience greeting the Prophet ﷺ in Madinah and the boys who froze before entering the mosque.
Sh. Abdullah Oduro discusses the importance of showing respect and reverence towards our elders after an experience in Hajj during tawaf.
Sh. Suleiman Hani reflects on two hajj stories: his unique experience at a rainy Arafah as well as what we can learn from the farewell tawaf.
Dr. Jibran Khokhar reflects on his role as a parent during his Hajj experience.
Dr. Altaf Husain reflects on his journey away from the air conditioned tents to experience ‘Arafah on the mountain.
Sarah Sultan looks back on her transformative experience making du’a in front of the Ka’bah.
Sh. Omar Husain recalls what he learned on his first Hajj experience leading a Hajj group and falling ill.
Dr. Naved Bakali looks back on the 7-hour walk his Hajj group took from Mina to ‘Arafah and some lessons he learned along the way.
Sh. Yasir Fahmy describes a powerful moment witnessed upon walking back from ‘Arafah.
Ustadha Lobna Mulla looks back on life-changing moments during her Hajj experience.
Sh. Mohammad Abu Taleb looks back on one of his final moments at the Ka'bah during Hajj when he saw an elderly woman that stood out to him, and the lessons he learned about investing in and cherishing our time.