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Daily Challenge 5

๐Ÿ“œ Today's Task

Part 1
Find a close family member or family friend who has been for Hajj. With the permission of your parents take their interview.ย . Before you phone;
1) Find out who has been for Hajj.
2) Decide who you will be interviewing
3) Prepare some questions. Use our sample questions to help you.
4) Take your parents permission and arrange a time to safely take their interview.
5) Keep your questions and a pencil and paper ready so you can write down your answers or make notes.

Part 2
Looking at the interview what are your own thoughts and feelings about Hajj? How do you picture it will be?

Once you have completed both parts then keep it safe. We will ask you to send it to us to see inshaallah.

Best ones will be published on our Small Steps to Allah website inshaallah!

Sample Questions

Question 1: When was the first time you went for hajj?

Question 2: What 3 things would you say are your best memories of hajj?

Question 3: How did you feel from the time you booked your hajj until the day of departure?

Question 4: How did you feel when you left your house and set off for the airport?

Question 5: What was the feeling the first time you saw the kaโ€™bah?

Question 6: Tell me 3 things about the actual 5 days of hajj.

Question 7: During your hajj did you experience anything extraordinary?

Question 8: When it was time to leave how did you feel seeing the kaโ€™bah for the last time?

Question 9: Describe some memories of your visit to Madeenah.

Question 10: How was Madeenah different to Makkah?

Question 11: Describe your first visit to our beloved nabi sallallahu alayhi wasallams grave.

Question 12: When you think back at your hajj do you have any regrets? What would you have done differently?

Question 13: If you had the chance to go again would you go?

Question 14: What advice would you give to anyone who hasn’t been for hajj?

๐Ÿ“š Learn

Sunnah of the Weekโ€‹

Always say Bismillah before doing anything. Bismillah means in the name of Allah. By doing this simple sunnah:

1) We will have practiced a Sunnah of our beloved Nabi sallallahu alayhi wassalam.
2) We will have remembered Allah Ta’ala
3) Allah will help us to complete that task.

Dua of the Weekโ€‹

Dua When Awakening –ย 

This is another Dua to be recited when we wake up which we may not have learnt before so lets get learning and bring this dua into our lives!

ุงูŽู„ู’ุญูŽู…ู’ุฏู ู„ูู„ู‘ูŽู‡ู ุงู„ู‘ูŽุฐููŠ ุนูŽุงููŽุงู†ููŠ ูููŠ ุฌูŽุณูŽุฏููŠุŒ ูˆูŽุฑูŽุฏู‘ูŽ ุนูŽู„ูŽูŠู‘ูŽ ุฑููˆุญููŠุŒ ูˆูŽุฃูŽุฐูู†ูŽ ู„ููŠ ุจูุฐููƒู’ุฑูู‡ู

Transliteration:

Alhamduโ€™ lillaahil lathee ‘aafaanee fee jasadee, wa radda ‘alayya roohee, wa ‘athina lee bithikrihi

Translation:

All praise is for Allah who restored to me my health and returned my soul and has allowed me to remember Him.

๐Ÿ“– Read

Hadeeth

Hadhrat Abu Hurayra (RA) says that Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam said, “Whoever sends one blessing upon me, Allah sends ten blessings upon him.”

Explanation

One blessing and mercy from Allah Taโ€™ala is sufficient for the whole world, let alone ten blessings in return for sending durood once. What could be a greater virtue of durood that one is granted ten blessings from Allah for sending one durood? How fortunate are those elders who send one hundred and twenty five thousand duroods upon Rasulullah Sallallahu alayhi wassalam every single day, just as I have heard regarding some of the elders of my family. Rasulullah Sallallahu alayhi Wassalam said, “Whoever sends durood upon me once, Allah Taโ€™ala sends ten mercies upon him. It is your choice to send as little or as much as you wish.”

Read a Book on Seerah for at least 10 minutes!

๐Ÿ“ To do

๐Ÿ—“๏ธ It’s Friday and so we need to read lots of durood today. The shortest and the easiest Durood is Sallalahu Alayhi Wassalam

๐ŸŽฏOur target is to read more than 500 durood before maghrib on friday inshaallah…

โฑ๏ธ Lets get reading and earning rewards!

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