Brief History Of The Battle Of Trench

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The Battle of Trench (Khandaq), which took place 2 years after the Battle of Uhud. The other name of this Battle of Khandaq is Ahzab, Basically, the name of the trench was given this battle due to dug around Madina upon the order of the Prophet (PBUH) of Allah in order to stop the attack of the enemy easily.

Nowadays, many companies provide ziyarat to this place (Battle of Trench or Khandaq) when Muslims get their Umrah Packages. This is a 3rd great war in Islamic history, therefore, every Muslim should visit this site during their Umrah.

The name Ahzab was given to the battle because along with the Qurayshi polytheists (the belief in or worship of more than one god), Jews, Ghatafans and many other Arab tribes and groups came together in order to attack Madina.

The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) had ejected Sons of Nadr (1 of the Jewish tribes) from Madina. They had gone to the north and settled in different places like Damascus, Khaybar, and Wadi’l-Qura.

One of the incidents that Sons of Nadr Jews caused to happen their encouragement and leading is the Battle of Trench.

An inauspicious idea, walking all together against Madina and eliminating the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) of Allah and Muslims was put forward by those Jews. The Qurayshi Polytheists were always thinking of something like that and were always ready for such an endeavor. They were aware of the fact that they couldn’t stop the Islamic development. Almost all of the routes for their trade convoys had been closed.

After the Battle of Uhud, Islam was increasing day by day continuously and Qurayish of Makkah could not stop it.

They didn’t want to be a just watcher to this condition, which could destroy them economically. They wanted to weaken the influence of the Islamic state in Madina.

The offer to walk against Madina all together and to eliminate the Islam that was led by Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in its own place was made by the leaders of Sons of Nadr Jews.

After Sons of Nadr Jews got a promise out of Qurayish polytheists to act together. They also made an agreement with the tribe of Ghatafan.

The total number of the enemy army against Islam was 10,000.

When the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was informed about the situation (Battle), he called his companions. The Prophet (PBUH) asked them, Shall we fight the enemy outside Madina or shall we stay in Madina?

Salman Farsi said: O Messenger of God when we were afraid of the attacks of cavalrymen in Persia, we dug trenches around the city and defended it.

The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) preferred the opinion of Salman Farsi (RA).

All Muslims worked very hard to dig trenches around the Madina and Prophet (PBUH) determined what places would be dug by whom. The Prophet (PBUH) himself dug trenches and encouraged the Muslims to finish the trenches as soon as possible.

The Muslims dug trenches all day without taking any rest. The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) looked at them with the pity and mercy and prayed as follows: O God, There is no permanent life other than life in the hereafter. Show mercy on Ansar and Muhajir.

The Muslims who worked hard answered the prayer of the Prophet of God as follows: We have promised Muhammad (PBUH) to make jihad in the way of Allah as long as we live.

Islamic army consisted of 3,000 people. It was 1/3 of the number of the enemy army. There were only 36 cavalrymen. There were 2 standards in the army, 1 belonging to the Muhajirs and the other to Ansar. Zayd b.Haritha was leading the muhajirs and Saad b.Ubada was leading the Ansar. The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) settled the headquarters on the foot of the Mount Sal. The enemy settled its headquarters in the north of Madina at the place of Battle of Uhud. They were surprised when they saw the trench around the city but mujahids didn’t fear when they saw the enemy army of 10,000 soldiers.

 As mentioned in the Holy Quran:

When the Believers saw the Confederate forces, they said: This is what Allah and His Messenger (PBUH) had promised us, and Allah and His Messenger (PBUH) told us what was true. And it only added to their faith and their zeal in obedience.

The battle started, the enemy army could not cross the trench therefor arrows and stones rained upon both sides. The Muslim army tried to prevent forces from gaining access to the city via other points on the one viewpoint and to overpower them along the trench on the other. At one moment, a few Qurayish’s cavalrymen crossed the trench through the narrow point of the trench.

One of these men was Amr ibn’Abd al-Wud requested a warrior for one on one combat. The Muhammad (PBUH) gave Ali (RA) his sword and turban. Hazrat Ali (RA) killed the Amr ibn’Abd al-Wud. While there were some minor fights during the battle which lasted around 20 days, the allied forces were unsuccessful.

As the Makka’s polytheists had prepared for a short fight and the Muslims intercepted the food supplies. The weather became extremely cold, the enemy of Muslims faced increasing difficulty when their tents were destroyed by a heavy storm, thus the army of enemy fled from the battlefield. 6 Muslims were martyred and 8 enemy soldiers killed in this Battle.

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Shab-e-Barat (Night of Forgiveness in Islam)


Shab-e-Barat means the night of freedom from the Fire of Hell. It always occurs in Mid-Shabaan and between the 14th & 15th day of Shabaan and it is 8th Islamic month. This night also known Laylat-ul-Baraa. This night starts at sunset on the 14th and end at dawn on 15th. This happens to be 15th days before the beginning of Month of Ramadan.

Some Muslims observe the whole night awake and some worship half of it. Traditions of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) tell us, in this night Allah determines the destiny of all people, including whether a person is to live or die in the coming year.

Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) nominated this month Shabaan with himself and Ramadan is the month of Allah. The word of Shabaan is taken from “shab” and the word of shab meaning “to collect”.

Holy Prophet (PBUH) said:

People are not aware of the greatness of the month of Shabaan, the month that comes between the months of Rajab (7th Islamic month) and Ramadaan (9th Islamic month). In this month, the action of human beings is presented (to ALLAH). I wish my actions to be presented whilst I am fasting (during the day of Shab-e-Barat).

According to Islamic Lunar Calendar 15th Shabaan is named as the Shab-e-Barat that comes next to Lailatul Qadar. It would not be wrong to say that besides Ramadan there are many options for the Muslims to grab the attention of Allah and gain His blessing.

Holy Prophet (PBUH) said:

In the 15th night of Shabaan, Allah manifests and forgives all His creation except for the idolater and the spiteful.          [Ibn-e-Majah]


A tradition narrated by Mother (Hazrat Aysha, RA.) of Muslims:

“The Prophet (PBUH) didn’t fast in any month more than Shabaan.”


The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said: On the middle night of Shabaan, Allah most high descends to the lowest heaven and remits more sins than the hair of the goats of Banu Kalb.       [Jami Tirmidhi]

According to Hazrat Aysha (RA):

The Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) asked:

Do you know what happens this night?

She submitted: O Allah’s Prophet, what happens in it?

He answered: In it, the record is made of every human being who will be born, and of every human being who will pass away this year.

In it, their deeds are taken up to heaven and in it, their provisions are sent down. [Baihaqi]

Besides from worshipping on this night, fasting the whole day is also recommended. It is reported from Hazrat Ali (RA) that the Holy Prophet (PBUH) said:

When the middle night of Shabaan arrives, spend it in worship and fast during the day.

On this night, Allah descends to the closest heaven and announces:

Is there no one asking forgiveness that I may forgive him?

Is there no one asking provision that I may grant him provision?

Is there no one afflicted that I may relieve them?

Is there not such and such?        Till the dawn come.

Celebration of Shab-e-Barat

In light of these Hadiths: we should spend this night with prayers, just wait a minute to imagine if you spend this night in Makkah and Madina during your Umrah with the best Umrah Package, you can get a great reward.

Houses and streets are illuminated by candles and strands of electric bulbs to provide a joyful ambiance to the festival. Colorful fireworks keep dazzling the skies as the Muslims stay awake on the night of Shab-e-Barat.

About this night, the main problem is exploding crackers. Uneducated as well as educated people buy crackers for their children gladly and set them free to explode the crackers. We should think about their neighbors where someone may be sick and this is the money wasting activity because Islam prohibits spending excessively. We should follow the Islamic way and should not follow the way of idolaters and disbelievers.

Best Season Of Umrah

Best Season For Umrah

Besides hajj, Umrah is looked for after for the entire year and the scramble for visas is on its continual endless process. The month of Ramadan is dependably stick stuffed for umrah because people in bulk quantity get Umrah Packages 2019 to perform Umrah in Ramadan. Actually, there is no cheap time in genuine to go for umrah any longer as consistently is getting busier from its past.

Subsequently, rather than searching for the price, the fundamental goal ought to perform Umrah in the most casual, least demanding and most ideal way that could be available.

When To Book Umrah Package?

Presently when you choose for this holy voyage, the following inquiry comes up “when to book Umrah Packages?”

If you look for a problem extra time where you can offer every one of the customs in an unperturbed way then you should rush for Umrah visa application and book your Umrah Package soon after the Hajj in the period of Muharram and Saffar.

These months are the start of the next season, subsequently, the visa application will get the quick handling and you’ll be set for your sacred journey in no time. Rabbi ul Awwal and Shabaan are the busiest periods of Umrah while Ramadan is the second most rush season after Hajj.

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Best Time To Perform Umrah

Umrah is a complimentary petition, in this manner it ought to be performed with total fixation and dedication to Almighty Allah ﷻ, booking your Umrah Package ahead of time will enable you to accomplish a casual voyage to Mecca and Medina where you can focus more on offering the ceremonies as opposed to amplified between an ocean of travellers and stressing over returning to hotel.

This voyage isn’t just about packing, flying, going to and returning home – its more about imploring and offering the Umrah ceremonies with its actual soul and living the moments close to the House of Allah ﷻ and the Roza of Prophet Muhammad ﷺ.

Along these lines, the new season after Hajj, April, May and the December occasions are the Best Time to Perform Umrah. You’ll get sensible costs for hotels and housing whiles the rush of travellers’ cuts down to half.

Saudi Hajj service shuts the umrah visas around 15 days before the finish of Ramadan as they shut down this for the preparation of Hajj season. Along these lines, if you wish to perform Umrah amid Ramadan, at that point it’s smarter to book your package ahead of time, no less than 4 months before Ramadan.

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Valuable Tips Before Leaving for Umrah

Keep up decent health by eating solid and keeping your body hydrated. Walk thirty minutes regularly as you need to walk miles in Masjid al-Haram, so keeping the feet in ongoing will help you a considerable measure.

When it rains in Saudi Arabia, the climate gets to a great degree cold, so in the event of some unforeseen issue! Pack some warm garments as the evenings are entirely frosty in Mecca and Medina. These are the Best Time to Perform Umrah.

Purchase a waist bag to keep your important belongings safe and a container of water from the airplane terminal and keep it with you. When you’ll enter Masjid al-Haram, it will be empty ready to be filled with zam zam water. Never leave for Umrah on an empty stomach. You require the energy to go there, perform prayers and rituals.

So, eat a solid and energy-boosting meal before you leave. Additionally, to abstain from feeling lethargic and tired don’t go into the rush hours of Ibadah, rather, ascertain the time, design your day and Ibadah to take full advantage of your sacred journey.


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Advises About Umrah

General Advises About Umrah

Numerous people groups go to Umrah consistently. They originate from the different regions of the world. Muslims around the globe have an incredible interest for going by the Holy Places so the travel agencies keeping this in see make it simple for the Muslims from various regions of the world to perform Umrah. They all began offering different Umrah Packages for Muslims.

While performing Umrah they confront numerous inconveniences so to defeat a portion of the issues looked by them I needed to give them some great bit of recommendations so they may do Umrah without breaking a sweat and all the more successfully and satisfy the greater part of its perspectives. The advice areas take after:


Do Some Homework:

Before you leave for Umrah do some homework. Like how to put on Ihram, Miqat places, all the dua of Umrah, how to perform Umrah. What’s more, what ought to be our technique, how to carry on while doing Umrah, All parts of Umrah. Also, what is the correct method to do tawaf and Sai? If that you won’t have the itemized record of this things then you can’t perform Umrah all the more successfully you at that point need to request that the general population who perform it and what to do straight away.

Converse with People and Ask For Forgiveness:

Before leaving for Umrah you should welcome the people groups around you and request that they forgive you If that you have harmed there feels and accomplish something bad for them. In the event that they won’t forgive you then your Umrah won’t be considered. So you should go and meet them and request them to forgive you.

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Great Company:

if that you are going to Umrah you should run with the great organization of people who will urge you to offer the Tahajudd as opposed to heading off to the eat. Furthermore, they additionally urge you to get up for Fajr supplication as opposed to the dozing for quite a while and they may likewise urge you to do additional Tawaf and Sai. Good company is very important for a man coming to Umrah. Since it isn’t a luxury visit or a Holiday it is the prayer of Allah, and it is hard and tough to perform Umrah with the majority of its perspectives.

Instructions to wear Ihram:

Amid Umrah, you must be in Ihram all the time so you ought to have information about how to tie the Ihram appropriately with the goal that it may not become loose. And everything after you wear Ihram like you can’t trim nails in the wake of putting it on, you can’t hairs subsequent to wearing that and you would be able to spray in the wake of putting it on and you have to use non-scented soap. What’s more, significantly more you ought to have a detailed record of it.

Some Necessary things:

They should take an entire and exact pack among them a portion of the important things they should keep with them are the hairdresser instruments for trimming hairs before wearing Ihram and after Umrah, Vaseline on the grounds that after Tawaf and Sai foots begin to pain, A cell phone so they might have the ability to contact their homes and a few people while performing Umrah after taking Umrah package .

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Some Important things to be remembered:

There are some essential things that a man should keep in his mind like caring for his password and other documents it’s better to hide them in the hotels to get save form a mishap. They ought not to hurt people groups and refrain from physical connection and fights.

Going by the Places in Makkah and Medina:

A man should visit every one of the holy places in Makkah and medina a portion of the unique spots areas take after,

Cave of Thaur

Cave of Hira

Mount of Arafat

Roza Rasul



All the cemetery

All the battlefields



These are a few suggestions for the general people journey to Makkah. Along these lines, your Umrah will be successful and legitimate with much for ease. Many companies provide Cheap Umrah Package for the Muslims so that people can easily travel for Umrah within their budget. So, do not lose time and book your sacred journey today.

Hajj Benefits

Advantages And Benefits Of Hajj

As per the Islamic law (Sharia), Hajj implies visiting the sacred Ka’aba to perform particular rites. Muslims from all over the world get Hajj Packages to perform this ritual. Semantically, Umrah implies the visit. It is alleged in light of the fact that it can be performed all through the lifetime. As per the Islamic law (Sharia), Umrah is setting out toward the blessed Ka’aba to offer religious ceremonies.

Hajj is the fifth pillar of Islam that Allah the Exalted imposed upon the individuals who are able to perform it. The order is from Allah which is in the Quranic verse: “Hajj (Pilgrimage) to the House (the Ka’aba) is an obligation that mankind owes to Allah, for the persons who can find a way. Furthermore, whoever distrusts (i.e. denies the Hajj), at that point, Allah is beyond any need of all that exists (from His creation)” [Aal ‘Imran: 197], and His order in the verse: “The Hajj is in the well-known (lunar) months.

Hajj Is A Great Way To Get Forgiveness

Whoever wants to perform Hajj in these months, he should not have sexual relations (with his wife), nor submit sin, nor admit shameful act amid the Hajj” [Al-Baqarah: 197], and in His order; “Accomplish (perform appropriately) the Hajj and ‘Umrah for Allah” [Al-Baqarah: 196).

From these Quranic verses, we can make sense of that Hajj is mandatory on each Muslim who has the physical, budgetary, and conditional capacity to reach the sacred precincts of the heavenly Ka’aba at Makkah Al Mukarrama. With respect to the individuals who can do as such yet don’t perform Hajj, at that point they are committing a major sin and, also it is something that prompting mistrust (Kufr). Whoever performs it more than once, these additional Hajj are viewed as willful (Nafilah) upon him.

Umrah, as compare to Hajj, is not imposed on a Muslim but it is a way to get blessing and rewards of Allah. The Prophet (PBUH) had performed Umrah four times in his lifetime, and every one of them was in the Hijri month of Dul-Qa’da except that performed with his Hajj.

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The Personal advantages of Hajj:-

1 – Hajj gives its performer the reduction of his wrongdoings and purifies his spirit. The prophet (PBUH) stated: The execution of Umrah is the expiation for the wrongdoings submitted among it and the past one, and the reward of al-Hajj-al-Mabrur (the one accepted by Allah) is only heaven.

The Prophet (PBUH) stated: Whoever performs Hajj for Allah just and does not have sexual relations with his wife and does not do any insidious or sin who at that point will return (after Hajj free from all sins) as like as a newborn child. The prophet (PBUH) likewise stated: Allah forgive the person who performs Hajj and the one for whom the pilgrim asks forgiveness.


2 – Hajj purifies the spirit lighting up the brain with the sparkles of I’man (Faith).

3 – Hajj strengthens one’s belief and brings the pilgrim closer to Allah.

4 – Hajj, as travel, familiarizes a man with persistence, distress and teaches him discipline and abidance by orders.


The collective advantages and benefits of Hajj:-

The main objective is to make Muslims of all colours; sorts and nationalities meet in an international gathering, talk about Islamic issues and join their efforts against their foes. Through Hajj, individuals feel they are equivalent: Arab equivalent to non-Arab, white equivalent to dark and rich equivalent to poor. So, if you are capable of performing Hajj then start preparations from today as many companies offering Hajj Packages 2019 at reasonable prices due to which everyone can now perform Hajj.

Hajj 2019

Hajj Dates 2018

Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam. It is compulsory for every physically and financially capable Muslim who can bear expenses of Hajj Packages is obliged to perform Hajj at any rate once in a lifetime.

This year Hajj 2019 will take place on Friday, the Ninth of August 2019 and will proceed till Wednesday, 14th of August 2019. This is the tentative date as the real date is dependent upon the locating of the moon of Dhul Hijjah.

As indicated by the Islamic Calendar, Muslim Pilgrimage starts on the eighth day of Dhul-Hijjah and ends on the thirteenth day of the same Islamic month. There are numerous rituals in the performance of Hajj and these might be finished through the span of the 5 days. Consistently, millions of Muslims take part in this blessed journey to the city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

At the time of Prophet (PBUH), Hajj was made obligatory for the Muslims to perform once in their lifetime. The overarching aim of the Hajj is to strengthen one’s faith and purify his or her of sins. Allah specifies the advantages of Hajj as:

“That they may witness things that are of advantage to them, and say the name of Allah on selected days over the beast of cattle that He has offered to them. At that point eat thereof and feed therewith the poor unfortunate.” (Quran 22:28)

Hajj Is Manadatory On Every Capable Muslim Once In Lifetime

The rights of Hajj (Islamic Pilgrimage) were laid down in the current frame by Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). These rituals signify the sacrifices and the entire accommodation to Allah (SWT) by Prophet Ibrahim (RA). From that point, each demonstration performed in Hajj, from performing Tawaaf and Saa’i to stoning the wall of Satan, is the reminder of the faith one ought to have in Allah, as appeared by Ibrahim (RA).

In a hadith described by Abu Hurairah, the Prophet (PBUH) additionally said the importance of Hajj:

“Allah’s Apostle was asked, ‘What is the best deed?’ He answered, ‘To have faith in Allah and His Apostle (Muhammad)’. The questioner at that point asked, ‘What is the next (in goodness)?’ He answered, ‘To take part in Jihad in Allah’s way.’ The examiner again asked, ‘What is the next (in goodness)?’ He answered, ‘To perform Hajj (Pilgrimage to Mecca) ‘Mubrur, (which is acknowledged by Allah and is performed with the goal of looking for Allah’s pleasure just and not to show off and without submitting a transgression and as per the conventions of the Prophet).” (Bukhari 2:25)

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On the tenth of Dhul Hijja, Eid al Adha is celebrated. It is the day when Muslims slaughter an animal, generally a sheep, a goat or a camel, recalling the sacrifice of Ibrahim (RA). Prophet Hazrat Ibrahim (RA) expected to sacrifice his child Ismail (RA) on Allah’s order, but Allah replaced Ismail (RA) with a sheep exactly when Ibrahim (RA) was going to proceed with the sacrifice. This submissive act of faith by Ibrahim (RA) is an important part of Hajj as it means to trust and total submission to the will of the Almighty Allah.

Hajj, the fifth pillar of Islam is meant to be an authorizing occasion in a Muslim’s life, from there on, it is should have been performed in a way set by Allah as each act is historically significant and meaningful. Offering Hajj now a day has become very easy as many companies are offering Cheap Umrah Packages and Cheap Hajj Package at reasonable prices which have made it easy for everyone to perform Hajj. So if you are capable of performing Hajj or Umrah then start preparations today as life is too short.

Prophet’s Mosque (Masjid-an-Nabwi)

History Of Prophet's Mosque (Masjid-an-Nabwi)

Umrah and Hajj are sacred Islamic pilgrimage in which Muslims from every corner of the globe get Umrah Package and Hajj Package and go to Kaaba to perform Umrah and Hajj. People who perform these rituals are very lucky. Muslims who go for Umrah and Hajj visit Prophet Mosque but do not know the history of it. In this article history of the Prophet’s mosque is explain briefly.

Prophet’s Mosque, a courtyard of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in Madina, Arabian Peninsula, which was the model for later Islamic design. The home of Muhammad (PBUH) and his family was a straightforward structure, made of the crude block that opened on an encased courtyard where individuals gathered to hear him.

Masjid-an-Nabwi Inside View

In 634 Our Beloved Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) declared that prayer is coordinated to Mecca. Against the wall facing Mecca, the qiblah wall, he built a covered shelter upheld by pillars made of palm trunks. Against the opposite wall of the yard stood a covered display to protect his companions, the antecedent of the roofed speeches in later mosques.

In 628 a minbar, or lectern, was included with the goal that the Prophet was raised above the crowd; besides leading prayer, Muhammad (PBUH) announced his new law and chose the question from the minbar. Later mosques likewise consolidated political, legal, and religious capacities.

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In 706 Caliph al-Walīd, I demolished the first block structures and made a new mosque on the site. The new mosque, containing the tomb of Muhammad (PBUH), is one of the three holiest spots of Islam.

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