The meaning of “Umrah” is “To Visit” The accomplishment of Umrah at least once in a lifetime is Sunnat-e-Mu’akkadah. The Umrah performed during the auspicious month of Ramadaan supercedes that Umrah completed in other days. Bukhari Shareef states that Umrah in Ramadaan is equal to Hajj.
The Prophet (s.a.w.) said : “Umrah is an expiation for sins committed between one Umrah and the next; but Hajj which is accepted will receive no less reward than Paradise.”
☻ Ihram: 2 white cloth pieces unsewen, particularly only for males.
☻ Babu-Salam: one of the entrance. ☻ Izh-tibaa: One has to take one portion of Ihram’s upper cloth sheet below right armpit and put it upon left shoulder in such a way that both the portions of Ihram’s upper sheet come upon left shoulder and right hand’s arm and shoulder remaining fully uncovered. ☻ Ramal: Sunnah for males only in which one has to walk hastily, taking short steps and chest out with moving shoulder simultaneously. ☻ Istilam: To place both palms on the Hajar-e-Aswad and kiss the Hajar between 2 palms. ☻ Hajar-e-Aswad: A black stone fixed in the wall of Kaabah and by kissing it or doing ☻ Istilaam, the Tawaf commences and also terminates there only. ☻ Maquam-e-Ibrahim: Footsteps of Hazrath Ibrahim (AlaisSalam). ☻ Mas’aa: Lengthy land area for Sa’ee between Safa and Marwah. ☻ Meequat: Fixed places in all the 4 direction around Kaabah, from where it is wajib to
put on Ihram. ☻ Multazam: The space betwen Hajar-e-Aswad and Bab-e-Kaabah where it is sunnah to
make dua by embracing the wall of Kaabah. ☻ Sa’ee: To make 7 trips between 2 rocky mounts commencing from Safa and terminating on Marwah. ☻ Tawaaf: To make 7 rounds around Kaabah. ☻ Zam-Zam: It is a well of Sacred Water now in Mataaf. ☻ Mataaf: Vast open ground around Kaabah for Tawaaf.
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