Hajj Literature

 

Hajj Guide - eBooks

Hajj Guide - Book 1 (requires PDF viewer)

Makkah & Ziyarats of Makah (requires PDF viewer)

Madina & Ziyarats of Madina (requires PDF viewer)

Aamal of the Day of Arafah (requires PDF viewer)

Surah Yaseen, Ziyarat-e-Waritha, Hadith-e-Kisaa, Jowshan-e-Kabeer, Dua-e-Komail (requires PDF viewer)

Dua-e-Tawassul, Dua-e-Mashlool, Dua-e-Yastasheer, Dua-e-Simaat, Dua-e-Mujeer, Dua-e-Nudbah, Munajaat-e-Imam Ali (a.s), Munajaat-e-Sha'baniyah (requires PDF viewer)

Namaaz-e-Waaledain (requires PDF viewer)

Hajj Guide and Packing List - June 2012 (requires PDF viewer)

Hajj Tips - June 2012 (requires PDF viewer)

Hajj Masaael - June 2012 (requires PDF viewer)

Hajj Booklet by Maulana Sadiq Hassan (requires PDF viewer)

Hajj Survival Guide - 2007 (requires PDF viewer)

Hajj - (English) by Ayatullah Sheikh Mohammed Hussein AL Ansari (requires PDF viewer)

The Hajj: The Ultimate Journey (requires PDF viewer)

Hajj Survival Guide - 2006 (requires PDF viewer)

FAQ About Hajj (requires PDF viewer)

The Ka'bah: History of Hajj Rites - Taken from The Minister - an Islamic publication

Hajj by the Numbers - Interesting statistics of Hajj and pilgrims (c) Saudi Aramco World Feb 2003 Issue

Haram Described in the early 1880s - A fascinating account from the travel diary of the Swiss adventurer John Lewis Burckhardt who visited Mecca in the early 1800s.

Welcoming God’s Guests - Various Saudi nationals serving the pilgrims describe their experience (c) Saudi Aramco World Feb 2003 Issue

The Servants of God’s House - A description of the renovations made to the two Sacred Harams in the last century  (c) Saudi Aramco World Feb 1999 Issue

The Longest Hajj: The Journeys of Ibn Battuta - A three part publication of the fascinating diaries of the 14th Century traveller Ibn Battuta

        1. Editor's Note

        2. The Journeys of Ibn Battuta - Part 1

        3. The Journeys of Ibn Battuta - Part 2

        4. The Journeys of Ibn Battuta - Part 3

(c) Saudi Aramco World Aug 2000 Issue

Carrying the Dates to Hajar - Information about the various dates produces in Saudi Arabia (c) Saudi Aramco World Aug 2004 Issue

The Lure of Mecca - Journeys by non-Muslims to Mecca through the ages (c) Saudi Aramco World Dec 1974 Issue

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Important Dates for Hajj 2013

  • First day of arrival in the Kingdom for pilgrims is 1st of Dhu al-Qidah 1434 H / 7th September 2013
  • Last date for arrival of pilgrims in the Kingdom by air, at the King Abdulaziz International Airport, Jeddah, or at the Prince Muhammad bin Abdulaziz International Airport, Madinah is the 4th of Dhu al-Hijjah 1434 H – 9th October 2013
  • Last date for pilgrims to travel from Jeddah to Madinah by bus is 25th of Dhu al-Qidah 1434AH – 29th September 2013
  • Last date for pilgrims to travel from Jeddah to Madinah by air is 2nd of Dhu al-Hijjah 1434AH – 7th October 2013
  • Last date for pilgrims to travel from Madinah to Makkah by bus (before Hajj) is 5th of Dhu al-Hijjah 1434AH – 10th October 2013
  • Last date for pilgrims to travel from Madinah to Jeddah by air (before Hajj) is 6th of Dhu al-Hijjah 1434AH – 11th October 2013
  • Start date for departure (return trip) by air is 14th Zilhajj 1434AH - 19th October 2013
  • Final date for departure (return trip) is 15th of Muharram 1434AH – 18th November 2013

  • Please note – these dates have been calculated using the guidelines published on the Ministry of Hajj website and is subject to change due to the new lunar cycle. Always check with your travel agent before booking any flights. Information provided is for guidance only.

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