Hajj Umrah is one of the main rituals for Muslim.Every year Muslims participate for Hajj Umrah from Bangladesh. It requires preregistration for this. Registration Hajj Umrah are two important rituals in Islam. Hajj is the fourth pillar of Islam after Kalima Shahada, Namaz (Salah), and Roza (Siam).
About Hajj Umrah
Hajj is an obligatory to observe by every muslim who has to capability to go to and return from Mecca after fulfilling all the family needs. It is not obligatory for the muslims who are poor and do not have the ability to go the Mecca. Hajj is a must or Faraz for all the capable muslims to observe at least once in the life time. It is a difficult ritual in Islam. On the other hand Umra Hajj is similar to Hajj. If anyone goes to Mecca and observes all the functions of Hajj before the day of Arafah, it considers as Umra Hajj. It can perform at any time of the year.
The better time to perform Umrah Hajj is the month of Ramadan as in this month the reward for any good deed is 70 times than before. So there is the opportunity to go more close to Allah by performing Umrah Hajj in the month of Ramadan. Besides these, a person can participate in the Taraweeh salah arranged in the Mecca where millions of people participate at the same time.
Benefits of Hajj and Umrah Hajj
There are many benefits of performing Hajj and Umra. Some of the benefits of performing them are as follows:
- Those who goes for Hajj only to satisfy Allah, all of their sins either small or big is forgiven except the sins that are related to harming the interest of others such as hurting someone and not paying the creditors’ claim. In such cases, the sin will be forgiven, if you ask for mercy from that particular person.
- Allah says “The day when the Hajjis return to their home or country they are like the newborn babies”.
- In another Hadith, Prophet Muhammad (Pbuh) said, “Those who observe Hajj by spending money to satisfy Allah, Allah will make them well-off that they will never fall in poverty and hence keep doing Hajj over and over.”
- There are many other benefits of Hajj and Umrah Hajj. That can be found in the Hadith of Prophet Muhammad and Quran.
Hajj Umra from Bangladesh
Bangladesh government has declared The Hajj Package for 2015. the highest expense may Tk 3.55 lakh for a pilgrim. Machine Readable Passport (MRP) and online registration are compulsory for the pilgrims.
This year means 2015, 101,758 pilgrims can be able to go Saudi Arabia to perform the hajj. Among them, 10,000 will go under government management and the rest by private means. The cost of two packages would be Tk 3.54 lakh and Tk 2.95 lakh respectively. And TK 10 thousand 500 will have to take separately for sacrifice each. The pilgrims can register their names from 9 December to January 21 through online.The first departure for the hajj pilgrims will leave Dhaka on September 22 next year.
Bangladesh govt. has a separate ministry for this purpose, and also an official website to give current and update information about this religion event.
Documents Required for Hajj and Umra Visa:
Minimum fee for a single person for Hajj is fixed at 2, 96,206 for 2015 Hajj.
Valid passport having at least validity for six months and 4 vacant pages is required.
Dhaka-Jeddah-Dhaka return air ticket or Saudi point touched air ticket.
Hotel booking confirmation issued by respective Hajj agency you are attached with.
Duly filled visa application form provided by the Hajj Agency.
Director Hajj Office, Dhaka
Help Desk Mobile No: 01929994555
Email Address: email@example.com
Official Website : http://www.hajj.gov.bd/
(For more information you can visit the official website of the Hajj and Umra office or contact with the given contact information. )
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Meaningful Use full links for Hajj Umrah
The Hajj is a yearly Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca and a necessary religious task for Muslims. Muslim has to do this at least once in their life span, those who financially capable. It is one of the five pillars of Islam.