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The Hajj of the Prophet (pbuh)

English narrations from select books of Hadith
After the Quran, the Sunnah of the Prophet (pbuh) is our next resource of guidance. All the major Hadith collections have sections devoted to… 197 more words

Hajj

THE PILGRIMAGE: Part 15 (The Land Agent)

The Float Master took Grandfather to Esquire Garnsey’s home. There, Grandfather was welcomed, given dry clothing, a bowl of hot water for bathing, and a warm meal. 433 more words

Henry Birdsall

THE PILGRIMAGE: Part 14 (Calamity)

“Mr. Birdsall – – – lay down” commanded the Float Master. His second command was “Mr. Aiken move away, – – far away – -, from the rope.” And with that the Float Master himself sprinted away from his position. 230 more words

A DEVINE TRAGEDY

THE PILGRIMAGE: Part 13 (Floatsam)

“Five cent to cross” the Float Master stated.

 

It must have been a standard response as he repeated it in a matter of fact manner – – “Five cent to cross.” 307 more words

A DEVINE TRAGEDY

Hajj in the Quran

An English Translation of Surah 22. Al-Hajj (The Pilgrimage) 119 more words

Hajj

THE PILGRIMAGE: Part 12 (Welcome to Jericho)

By mid-afternoon the trails doubled, then tripled in width.¬†Grandfather then saw a group of cabins on the opposite side of the muddy river. As Grandfather peered for the sign of any humans a crackly, almost squeaky, voice came from behind; “Need help Christian?” 432 more words

Henry Birdsall

THE PILGRIMAGE: Part 11 (Swollen Streams)

Grandfather told me that he rode in a more spirited manner as he followed the old Sullivan Military trail. Making up for lost time he knew he would be in Jericho the next day. 422 more words

Henry Birdsall