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Test your knowledge on the Arkaans of Hadj

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1. The Haj constitutes one of the Pillars (fundamentals) of / Islam / Emaan / Ehsan /.
2. The Arkaan of the Haj are those acts of the pilgrimage which are / Absolutely compulsory / optional / praiseworthy but not mandatory /.
3. According to Imam Shafi’i, the Arkaan of the haj number / 4 / 5 / 6 ./
4. Failure to perform one of the Arkaan of the Haj renders the haj / Invalid / requires the paying of a penalty / is regarded as a minor forgivable transgression /.

5. Our beloved Nabi (SAW) is reported to have said that “Haj is / Mina / Muzdalifah / ‘Arafa /.

6. The niyyah to go into Ehram for the Haj constitutes the / First / second / last / Arkaan of Haj.
7. Being present on the plains of ‘Arafah on the / 9th / 10th / 11th / day of Thul-Hijja constitutes the second Arkaan of Haj.
8. The / clipping of the hair / stay at mina / Tawaaful Ifaadah / is NOT one of the Arkaan of the Haj.

Hajj Advice - Suleiman Rylands

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Hadji Suleiman is married to Farieda and the proud father of 4 children and 10 grandchildren. He is a semi-retired fitter and turner at Dairy Belle. He is an active and life member of the Primrose Park Masjid committee. Year Hajj performed: 1986, 1997, 2005 Age: 71
Accompanied by: Wife
Travel Group: An Nasr Haj & Umrah Group
Accommodation in Makkah: Al Ansar
Accommodation in Medina: Zaini Arif Palace
Other Cities: Cairo, Yemen, London

Classes Attended: Azzavia Mosque, Primrose Park Mosque

Sheikh Faadil Latief

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Sheikh FadilSheikh Faadil is one of the gifted and respected sons of the Strand community. He is married with 2 children and 4 grandchildren. His wife, Nazley was involved in a car accident a few years ago which has caused her to rely on a wheelchair to move around. However, she still teaches at the Strand Muslim Primary school. For the last few years Sh Faadil has been the spiritual leader of Boland Hajj Jamaah. He has formal qualifications as a teacher holding BA Honours degrees in Arabic & Islamic Studies, as well as having completed Aalimiyah courses at Darul Uloom Newcastle and Darul Uloom Nadwatul Ulama (India). He also studied Hifz under the late Imam Ebrahim Shamsuddien. He has been teaching for the past 24 years and is currently Head of the Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies at Islamia College where he has taught for the past 18 years. He was also appointed Chief Examiner and later Moderator for Arabic by the Western Cape Department of Education. He is currently doing his Masters in Comparative Law through the International Islamic University Malaysia in collaboration with IPSA.

Hajj Advice - Mrs Hawa Dhansay

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Hadji Hawa Dhansay is married to Abubaker and is blessed with 3 children and 8 grandchildren. She is passionate about children and teaches grade 4 at Habibia Primary.

Year Hajj performed: 2007

Age: 54
Accompanied by: Husband
Travel Group: Haji Abbas
Accommodation in Makkah: Al Jedawi Rothana Hotel in Jebal Kabaa Street
Accommodation in Medina: Mubarak Hotel

Other Cities: Jeddah Classes Attended: Imam Ely at Grassy Park Masjid

Hajj Advice - Shafiek Dollie

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Shafiek is married to Shariefa and are the proud parents of 4 beautiful children. A man of many talents and interests, he is currently a lecturer at the Cape Peninsula University Technicon. Year Hajj performed: 2007/08

Age: 53
Accompanied by: wife Shariefa
Travel Group: Travel Unlimited
Accommodation in Makkah: Joharat Alhanan Hotel - Misfallah
Accommodation in Medina: Al Ansar – New Palace Hotel
Other Cities: Jerusalem


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