Haj and 'Umra: The Epic JourneyMecca Books
A one-of-a-kind guide that walks you through the Haj and Umra process with the help of a personable and humorous narrator. The first-person narrative highlights the dos and do nots, logistical hurdles, rich history and exhilirating experience of being a pilgrim in the Holy Land. The eight icons which punctuate the engaging narrative will help you through different aspects of the Haj and Umra. But this guide doesn't stop there. For those who want to walk the Haj, the maps of Mina, Muzdalifa, and Arafat help them navigate their way. The Madina Munawwara chapter covers the history of the blessed city including 3D maps of the original Masjid Nabawi and Jannat al-Baqi. Another section provides a biography of different Sahaba buried in Jannat al-Baqi and their locations. Revisit the time of the blessed Prophet (sa). The guide covers a complete history with 9 full-page maps of 34 undiscovered landmarks in Madina Munawwara and 9 landmarks within Masjid Nabawi itself. The color-coded guide is thoroughly-researched with over 300 hadith cited and over 100 books and articles referenced for your peace of mind. Note that this guide is comprehensive and is good for all three types of Haj, and even for pilgrims planning their next Umra only trip.
Author: Shaykh Asim Ahmad