Dhul Hijjah: A Month Full of Blessings
The last month of the Islamic calendar is also one of the most blessed months. While it is true that every Islamic month has its eminence, the month of Dhul Hijjah is special for two specific reasons or events. These are the Hajj pilgrimage and the sacrifice ritual. These events inspire Muslims worldwide. In this article, we will dig a little deep and see why the first ten days of Dhul Hijjah are counted among the best days of the year for any Muslim. Your Dhul Hijjah donation can bring you an abundance of blessings.
For Muslims who can afford it, performing Hajj at least once during their life is necessary. It is the fifth fundamental pillar of Islam. For a lot of Muslims, it is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
The Ritual of Sacrifice
Prophet Ibrahim (AS) made a sacrifice that will be remembered forever in history. Apart from benefiting from the many blessings that come with this ritual of sacrifice, you can increase your rewards by donating a part of the meat to the underprivileged. Your meat donation will make someone smile as they enjoy a delicious meal.
Arafat falls on the ninth day of Dhul Hijjah. Many Muslims around the world fast during the first nine days of this blessed month, but these fasts are not compulsory. However, because of the blessings that these holy days are loaded with, fasting is common during the first nine days of Dhul Hijjah.
Recitation of the Holy Quran
There is so much about this life that this holy book teaches us. The more you read, the better you understand the different aspects of worldly life and how we should go about them. After Ramadan, the first ten days of Dhul Hijjah are a perfect opportunity for every Muslim to gain as much knowledge as possible from the holy book. Pausing and reflecting on the message is very important.
The post-pandemic era is full of many challenges, especially for the underprivileged. Millions are still struggling to recover from the physical, financial, and emotional losses they suffered during the pandemic. Islam provides us with a complete code of conduct that instructs us to help our fellow brothers and sisters who are in need. The ten days of Dhul Hijjah are a perfect time to do so.
The Prophet (ﷺ) said:
“No good deeds done on other days are superior to those done on these (first ten days of Dhul Hijja).” [Sahih al-Bukhari 969]
You can give your Dhul Hijjah donation to an individual, a local cause, or any Top 10 charitable organization that champions a cause that is close to your heart. One such organization that you can trust is Transparent Hands.
Transparent Hands is one of the biggest charitable organizations in Pakistan. With a cutting-edge crowdfunding platform, the organization works for the welfare of disadvantaged and vulnerable patients in Pakistan. We provide free surgical and medical care to those who cannot afford to pay for their treatments due to financial constraints. We also set up free medical camps in the remote and rural parts of the country. The organization thrives on the generous donations made by donors from across the globe.
Consider giving your Sadaqah and other donations to Transparent Hands, which can make the most impact with your Dhul Hijjah donations Save precious lives of the most deserving patients and receive countless blessings.