Kamis, 28 Juni 2012 - , , , , , , , , 0 komentar


Mina, which lies between the Holy City of Makkah and Muzdalifah, is now known as tent city. Here are the white pillars representing the devil at which the pilgrims cast the pebbles they gathered at Muzdalifah.

On our way to Jamaraat Bridge

Ramy al-Jamarat
At Mina the pilgrims perform Ramy al-Jamarat, throwing stones to signify their defiance of the Devil. This symbolizes the trials experienced by Abraham while he was going to sacrifice his son as demanded by God. The Devil challenged him three times, and three times Abraham refused. Each pillar marks the location of one of these refusals. On the first occasion when Ramy al-Jamarat is performed, pilgrims stone the largest pillar known as Jamrat'al'Aqabah. Pilgrims climb ramps to the multi-levelled Jamaraat Bridge, from which they can throw their pebbles at the jamarat. On the second occasion, the other pillars are stoned. The stoning consists of throwing seven pebbles. Because of the crowds, in 2004 the pillars were replaced by long walls, with catch basins below to collect the pebbles.

My mom at (new) Jamaraat Bridge

My parents at (new) Jamaraat Bridge

Me with Arab's men -,-"

Kiss & Hug,
AMY :)

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One Night in Muzdalifah

Muzdalifah is a valley between Mina and Mount Arafat in which pilgrims on Hajj spend the night in the open. It is here they gather pebbles to hurl at the pillars of Mina.

This is the route :
Hajj route

Kloter 1 in action ...

me, mom and my sissy 8)

a lot of LOVE,
AMY :)

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Rabu, 27 Juni 2012 - , , , , , 0 komentar


The Month of Zul Hijjah

The Month of Zul-Hijjah is the last month of the Islamic calendar. It means ‘the month of Hajj’. This name of the month indicates that the great annual worship of ‘Hajj’ is performed in this month. For this reason, it has a peculiar significance as compared to the other months of the year.

First Ten Days

The first ten days of the month of Zul Hijjah are among the most significant days in the Islamic year. The Holy Prophet Peace and blessings be upon him has said:
“One fast during these days is equal to the fasting of one complete year, and the worship of one night during this period is equal to the worship of ‘Laylatul Qadr’.
Every Muslim should take full advantage of this wonderful opportunity by offering as much Ibaadah to Allah as he or she can in this month.

The 9th of Zul Hijjah

The 9th day of the month of Zul Hijjah is called ‘Yaumal Arafah’ (The day of Arafah). This is the date when the Hujjaj (Hajj pilgrims) assemble with the plain of Arafat, six miles away from Makkah Mukkaramah, where they perform the most essential part of the prescribed duties of Hajj, namely, the ‘Wuqoof of Arafat’ (the stay in Arafat).

The fast of Yaumal Arafah

For those not performing Hajj, it is Mustahabb (desirable) to fast on this day according to their own calendar. It sometimes occurs that the date of 9th Zul Hijjah falls on different days in different countries according to the sighting of the moon.
The fast of ‘Yaumal Arafah’ has been emphasized by the Holy Prophet Peace and blessings be upon him as a Mustahabb (desirable act). According to a Hadith, the fast of this day becomes a cause, Inshallah, of forgiveness for sins committed in one year.


From the Fajr of the 9th of Zul Hijjah upto the Asr prayer of the 13th, it is obligatory on each Muslim to recite the Takbir of Tashreeq in the following words:
Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar,
La Illaha Illallahu, Wallahu Akbar,
Allahu Akbar wa Lillahilhamd.
(Allah is the Greatest, Allah is the Greatest,
There is no God except Allah and Allah is the greatest,
Allah is the Greatest and to Him belongs all praise.)

Finally, Yaumal Arafah was coming ..

As usual, take a photo in front of our hotel

And, yeah this is taken after Takbir.

Alhamdulillah, we are Muslim, young, and hajj.
Proud it ;)

With full of love,
AMY :)

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Minggu, 10 Juni 2012 - , , , , , , , 0 komentar

let's goooooo

Mekkah, 13 Oktober 2011

Our list today :
- Jabal Tsur,
- Jabal Rahma,
- Arafah & Mina,
- Musdalifah,
- Jabal Nur,
- DAM / Qurban's place
- Aisyah Mosque

Keep loving me guys,
AMY :)

Sabtu, 09 Juni 2012 - , , , , , , , 0 komentar

tawaf, sai, and tahallul

15.51 Saudi Arabia's Time
We are on "Terminal" Mekkah

18.00 SAT (Saudi Arabia's Time :p )
Finally arrived in our hotel.
Ahlan wa sahlan, Mekkah Al Mukarramah.

My mom and dad in our room

After that, we go to Haram for get our tawaf, sai, and tahallul

AMY :)