Category Archive: Spiritual

Apr 30

My Hajj journey and experiences

All praises are due to the Almighty that I was able to perform my mandatory pilgrimage (Hajj) along with my wife in the year 2012. Hajj is INDEED a magical journey that should be experienced by every able believer. Reflecting back on this magical journey, there are countless lessons to be learnt and shared.  

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Apr 30

My Hajj Notes

I had prepared the following two files during my preparation stage. Hajj – in the light of the Quran and the Saheeh Hadith (Lecture Material) – Download Hajj Notes (Summarised) – Download Dua List – Download   I hope they help you prepare better. Please remember us in your supplications and hope you have an …

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Apr 30

Hajj Shopping & Packing List

Sample Hajji Mat

As any travel, it is best to plan your journey. Even better to carry all essential items with you. I’ve listed below a shopping list that I had prepared. It is neither an exhaustive list nor is it a core list. There were items that I didn’t carry and also items that I carried but …

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Apr 30

How to select a Hajj agent

In addition to giving due consideration to family / business / employment commitments, listed below is a non-exhaustive list factors to consider before shortlisting your Hajj Agent. As this is not a book, I’d only give teasers for points to consider before making your decision. Feel free to use this Hajj Package Comparison Template for …

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May 01

Being Grateful | Scuba Diving

2003 12 GBR Diving Pic 2

I love diving and am always on the lookout for the best dive sites around the world. My last dive (pictured above right) was done in June 2010 during a clean up campaign. Almost 2 years since, I hadn’t gone diving!!! Needless to say, my craving had reached to levels that I cannot explain. What …

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