Islam is a religion of peace and there is only one Allah and Hazrat Muhammad Mustafa (PBUH) is the last prophet, said Sheikh Abdullah Bin Suleiman Al-Manea in his Hajj sermon.
Delivering the Hajj sermon from Masjid-e-Nimra, Sheikh Abdullah further said that if you have believe in Allah, do not be unjust toward others concerning their belongings and do not cause corruption.
He further said that there are directions in Islam to ensure people’s health and physical wellbeing and to keep environment clean. He added that Allah has directed Muslims to perform abolition before offering prayers.
He said Allah always has complete knowledge and the Allah not be worshipped in any ways so it is important for Muslims to be away from Biddaa t and every worship and sacrifice should be for Allah only.
Sheikh Abdullah said difficulties and hardships of life is actually test for human beings. For every hardship there is happiness afterward from Allah. He added that Allah has instructed for harmony and cooperation among fellow beings.
He urged the faithful to keep fearing Allah and adopt piety. Prodding the path of Allah is the only way of emancipation.
“Islam forbids any excess against any Muslim or non-Muslim. We must fully comply the teachings of Sharia”, Sheikh Abdullah said and added that Islam brought blessings for the mankind.
He called upon media of the Muslim world to play role for the unity of Muslim Ummah.
Referring to coronavirus pandemic outbreak in the world, Sheikh Abdullah urged the people to seek pardon from Allah and offer prayers.
“The peace and tranquility of mind can only be found through the religion,” he said and added that Allah shower his blessing over the people who show patience.
The pilgrims after listening to Hajj sermon offered Zohar and Asr prayers together and stay at Arafat till the call for Maghrib prayer.
After sunset, they will leave for Muzdalifah where they will offer Maghrib and Isha prayers together and spend the night under open sky. They will also collect pebbles from Muzdalifah to throw at Satin the next morning.
After offering Fajr Prayer at Muzdalfa, they will leave for Mina for remaining Hajj rituals
Kaaba Kiswa replaced
The annual ritual to change Ghilaf-e-Kaaba was held at Masjid al-Haram in Saudi Arabia on Thursday.
The fourteen meter tall garment has been prepared from pure silk fibre, embellished by gold and silver-plated thread and motifs illustrating verses from the Holy Qur’an.
The covering cloth of the Kaaba, known as Kiswa, is changed on 9th Zilhaj every year on the day of Arafat.