Hajj sermon: Seek pardon from Allah and offer prayers amid coronavirus pandemic

Makkah: Sheikh Abdullah Bin Suleiman Al-Manea, a member of the Council of Senior Scholars and Adviser at the Royal Court, said that coronavirus is a test, so the door to Allah's mercy is always open.


He urged all Muslims to seek forgivness and refuge from Allah. "Worship is the only way to get rid of troubles", he stressed.

Islam is a religion of peace and there is only one Allah and Hazrat Muhammad Mustafa (PBUH) is the last prophet, while delivering a sermon of the Hajj 2020 from Nimra Mosque Sheikh Abdullah Al-Manea said, urging all Muslims to remain united in the bonds of brotherhood.

Sheikh Abdullah Al-Manee stressed upon the need for showing compassion towards parents, children, relatives and all living beings. "The Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H) described the Muslim Ummah as one body", he added.

He said that Muslims should lead their lives according to Islam as it is the only way to lead a successful life.

He urged the faithful to keep fearing Allah and adopt piety. Prodding the path of Allah is the only way of emancipation.

“Islam forbids any excess against any Muslim or non-Muslim. We must fully comply the teachings of Sharia”, Sheikh Abdullah said and added that Islam brought blessings for the mankind.

“Save yourselves from nationalism, ethnicity and grouping. Islam prohibits terrorism, violence and bloodshed,” the Sheikh said.

He called upon media of the Muslim world to play role for the unity of Muslim Ummah.

“The peace and tranquility of mind can only be found through the religion,” he said and added that Allah shower his blessing over the people who show patience.

After listening to Hajj sermon, the pilgrims will offer Zohar and Asr prayers together and stay at Arafat till the call for Maghrib prayer.

After Azaan-e-Maghrib, they will leave for Muzdalfa where they will offer Maghrib and Isha prayers and spend the night under the open sky.