Category: Series

Hajj Series: Immigration, Madina, Makkah, Ziyarah

Unfortunately these are brief summarized posts to give our readers some indication of what to expect and what to pack for their trips. Should you feel the need to engage with us email us on hasina[at]muslimahlifestyle[dot]com Leaving home: Its safe to assume that you have consolidated your affairs and are on route to your point of departure. It is not necessary for you to exchange your money in South Africa, when you reach Makkah/Madina the money exchange is readily available to change your currency. Adhere to the airline requirements of liquids. They allow you medication in your hand luggage as...

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Hajj series: Useful Arabic Words/Phrases for Hajj

The idea of being in a foreign country can be daunting, more so if you don’t speak or understand the language. If you know arabic, alhumdulillah, you should have little or no problem. If you speak Urdu or other indian languages you will be able to get by as well. To ease the worry, I’ve decided to share some pointers to help you along on  your trip. Know how to count to 10 in arabic, it helps alot when shopping 1 – Wahad 2 – Ithnaan 3 -Thalaatha 4 – Arba’a 5 – Khamsa 6 – Sitta 7 –...

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Hajj Series: Haidh (Menstruation)

Disclaimer: Muslimah(Life)Style holds no accountability for any health complications resulting from you implementing our pointers. One of the worrying aspects of hajj considering women is the topic of menstruation. This post is very close to the time of hajj so it will not be sufficient to advise on control options in relation to delaying ones cycle.  We’ll be steering clear of the Fiqh aspects of this as there is a difference of Opinion but the majority prefer to delay or alter their cycle so that it does NOT coincide with the 5 Hajj Days. This of course depends on...

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Help: Hajj 2011

Assalaamu Alaykom Hajj is a very important pillar of Islam, and it needs to be given adequate preparation – be it phsyical, or psychological. Drawing on my own hajj trip last year, i recall lots of anxiety and worry over the trip but Alhumdulillah, Allah is most kind and everything came together very well.  There will be afew hajj posts but unfortunately we have not sufficiently catered for this topic on Muslimah(Life)Style. Should you be in need of any assistance  as regards pointers and tips please email me on our administration account: style[dot][at]gmail[dot]com Insha-Allah we’ll be rolling out our pointers this week. Regards, Hasina...

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Hajj Series: Labbaik by Waahid

As part of our hajj series , we’d like to share this track with you. Track: Labbaik Artist: Waahid – A South African group. Follow them on Facebook: WaahidSA Why do we like it? Instruments are not used in this track, but that’s some good beatboxing. We love local talent! Its catchy, vibey, current and reminds us of the once in a lifetime journey of hajj....

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