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Hajj Ifrad as a kind of major pilgrimage
It is one of the three types of Hajj. Performer of this kind of Hajj is called Mufrid. It said that Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) performed this kind of Hajj. It is almost similar to Hajj Tamattu. It is also said that Holy Prophet performed the Hajj Tamattu. No matter which type of Hajj Holy Prophet performed, he liked all the three types of Hajj and suggested all the types. It depends upon the time that pilgrim has to perform. A person can choose any type of Hajj. All the three types have greater value as compared to one another. Hajj and Umrah travel agency make your journey of Hajj very easy. In Hajj Ifrad you have a little bit relaxation. It is that if you have performed more than one Umrahs in your life and you suddenly hear Hajj news. You prepare yourself for Hajj and you do not have much time to perform Umrah before Hajj. On the other hand you have the chances to perform Umrah later in other months. Then you can perform Hajj Ifrad without performing the rituals of Umrah. You can perform this Hajj without Umrah if you have already performed Umrahs in your life or you will perform Umrah in the future through Cheap Umrah packages Birmingham. Those who do not have performed Umrah before, should perform Umrah first. You should complete all the rituals of Umrah before the days of Hajj. After you have performed the rituals of Umrah, you should perform the rituals of Hajj when the days of Hajj start. Step by step guide to perform Hajj Ifrad: Following is the step by step guide of performing Hajj Ifrad: • First of all cut your nails and also trim extra hair on body below arms and below navel. • Then wear Ihram. Two pieces of cloth should be worn in the way that right should of the men should remain naked. It is not must to perform the niyyah of Hajj at the time of wearing of Ihram. • It is said that perform the niyyah of Hajj while you are going to enter Miqat because after intending for the Hajj you have to follow the restrictions of Ihram. • First of all a person goes into the Holy Mosque reciting the Talbiyah which means that Allah we are present here for you. • Then perform the Tawaf of Kabah. • You should complete seven rounds around the Kabah in anticlockwise direction. • Then kiss the Black Stone that is the Sunnah of Our Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH). • After performing the Tawaf of Kabah, Pilgrims move for Sa’eey. • Sa’eey is the name of running seven times between two hills called as Safa and Marwa. Sa’eey is the Sunnah of Hazrat Hajar. • After Sa’eey Muslims go to perform Sacrifices of their animals. Muslims sacrifice the animals in the remembrance of sacrifice of Hazrat Ibrahim (A.S). • After performing all these rituals of Hajj male pilgrims get their heads shaved. • In the end Alwida Tawaf is performed. This is the way how Muslims should perform Hajj Ifrad. Every year a large number of Muslims go to perform Umrah by booking Umrah Packages Manchester from travel agencies like Umrah Experts.
HOW TO STYLE 6 MUST-HAVE STOLES THIS WINTER Share
Lately, we’ve seen our Instagram flood with fashion girls experimenting tons (a lot!) with this must-have accessory - stoles. Fashion bloggers and influencers like Komal Pandey have shown us a few of various stole styles, by making it a crop top or a blouse, as a bandeau or a headgear, the chances are absolutely endless when it involves this versatile accessory! But now that there’s a nip within the air, we’d rather keep ourselves warm and chic by wearing this winter essential for layering. From luxurious pashminas to cotton silk stoles, from pom pom to festive red stoles, we bring back you 6 cool stoles and fun ways to style them this winter 1. CHEERFUL MULTI COLOR STOLE HOW TO STYLE 6 MUST-HAVE STOLES THIS WINTERShare on: Lately, we’ve seen our Instagram flood with fashion girls experimenting tons (a lot!) with this must-have accessory - stoles. Fashion bloggers and influencers like Komal Pandey have shown us a few of various stole styles, by making it a crop top or a blouse, as a bandeau or a headgear, the chances are absolutely endless when it involves this versatile accessory! But now that there’s a nip within the air, we’d rather keep ourselves warm and chic by wearing this winter essential for layering. From luxurious pashminas to cotton silk stoles, from pom pom to festive red stoles, we bring back you 6 cool stoles and fun ways to style them this winter 1. CHEERFUL MULTI COLOR STOLE This winter accessory won't only keep you warm but also assist you stay chic during this sweater-weather. Make your winter days happy and bright with our softest multi-colored stoles in luxurious Pashminas. you'll team it up with any monochrome ensemble to spotlight the stunning shades. Try the essential loop drape where all you've got to try to to is to drape the stole unevenly around your neck and loop the longer end around your neck twice before letting it hang and voila, you’re able to rock the winter look! 2. FIERY RED STOLE HOW TO STYLE 6 MUST-HAVE STOLES THIS WINTERShare on: Lately, we’ve seen our Instagram flood with fashion girls experimenting tons (a lot!) with this must-have accessory - stoles. Fashion bloggers and influencers like Komal Pandey have shown us a few of various stole styles, by making it a crop top or a blouse, as a bandeau or a headgear, the chances are absolutely endless when it involves this versatile accessory! But now that there’s a nip within the air, we’d rather keep ourselves warm and chic by wearing this winter essential for layering. From luxurious pashminas to cotton silk stoles, from pom pom to festive red stoles, we bring back you 6 cool stoles and fun ways to style them this winter 1. CHEERFUL MULTI COLOR STOLE This winter accessory won't only keep you warm but also assist you stay chic during this sweater-weather. Make your winter days happy and bright with our softest multi-colored stoles in luxurious Pashminas. you'll team it up with any monochrome ensemble to spotlight the stunning shades. Try the essential loop drape where all you've got to try to to is to drape the stole unevenly around your neck and loop the longer end around your neck twice before letting it hang and voila, you’re able to rock the winter look! 2. FIERY RED STOLE the colour ‘Red’ exudes boldness and confidence - prepare to form a press release with a fiery red pashmina stole, especially when the temperature starts to dip. On those freezing days, when the puffer jackets don’t suffice, it’s the additional accessories which will actually assist you keep you warm. Nuzzle up in our statement-making red stole that goes with almost everything, whether you would like a badass look with leather jacket or a classy look with a parka. 3. MUTED TONE STOLE Looking for a stole which will accompany anything and everything? Crafted in soft and luxe pashmina, choose a muted tone coffee cream stole which will accompany everything you wear! contribute on on add some color to an otherwise dull outfit or wear it around your neck as another layer to stay you warm. While there are numerous ways of wearing a shawl , we specifically recommend the ‘loop through’ drape - looks difficult but is extremely simple. Just fold your scarf in half and drape around your neck. Then, put one end through the loop and pull through. That’s all, you only learned a replacement stole wearing style!
"Wildest Dreams" is not racist despite the claims!
"Wildest Dreams" is not "glamorizing white colonialism". When NPR called out Taylor Swift's new music video "Wildest Dreams" as being racist and glamorizing white colonialism, Swift's director fired back. Joseph Khan, the director of the film, had no issue with addressing the criticism. Swift was undoubtedly thrilled to introduce her new music which could be the most elaborate and shockingly gorgeous music videos to date. It takes place in 1950's Africa where a love affair takes place between Swift and hunky Scott Eastwood. The music video premiered at the 32nd annual MTV Video Music Awards pre-show on Sunday, Aug. 30. Swift even got to introduce the music video herself! However minutes after the video had ended on live television, fans from around the world took to social media (predominantly Twitter) to show their support or dismay of the video. On one side, fans were in awe of how gorgeous the video was proving her cinematic taste was flawless. The other side immediately criticized her for the lack of any African-American actors in the video that took place in Africa. Some believe it promoted colonialism which is a very dark aspect of African culture. However, the director still has claimed this was not the intent or reality. The Full Statement from Khan to NPR: “Wildest Dreams” is a song about a relationship that was doomed, and the music video concept was that they were having a love affair on location away from their normal lives. This is not a video about colonialism but a love story on the set of a period film crew in Africa,1950. There are black Africans in the video in a number of shots, but I rarely cut to crew faces outside of the director as the vast majority of screentime is Taylor and Scott. The video is based on classic Hollywood romances like Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, as well as classic movies like The African Queen, Out of Africa and The English Patient, to name a few. The reality is not only were there people of color in the video, but the key creatives who worked on this video are people of color. I am Asian American, the producer Jil Hardin is an African American woman, and the editor Chancler Haynes is an African American man. We cast and edited this video. We collectively decided it would have been historicially inaccurate to load the crew with more black actors as the video would have been accused of rewriting history. This video is set in the past by a crew set in the present and we are all proud of our work. There is no political agenda in the video. Our only goal was to tell a tragic love story in classic Hollywood iconography. Furthermore, this video has been singled out, yet there have been many music videos depicting Africa. These videos have traditionally not been lessons in African history. Let’s not forget, Taylor has chosen to donate all of her proceeds from this video to the African Parks Foundation to preserve the endangered animals of the continent and support the economies of local African people. *Swift has yet to make a personal comment. You be the judge. This isn't the first mega superstar that Khan has worked with. His amazing list of stars is as followed : Britney Spears, Eminem, Christina Aguilera, Destiny's Child, Kelly Clarkson, Lady Gaga, Backstreet Boys, Mariah Carey, and Maroon 5. Swift adds to his impressive resume and it will be no surprise who he makes a video for next (definitely another A-lister). So what do you think? Do you think the video had racist undertones?
Are Emirates Flights Cancelled?
Step by Step Guide on Are Emirates Flights Cancelled If you are looking forward to flying with Emirates but the only thing troubling you in this scenario is whether or not the flights are operational then don’t worry. If something has been done from the Emirates side then it is only for the well being of the passengers and for the smooth running of the business and for security reasons. The below mentioned points will help you with the routes Emirates is closed for. Cancelled Flights- Well, Emirates is smoothly working in domestic locations but has cancelled the flight coming from international locations due to the drastic situations. This is not for an indefinite time but only till a fixed time till the situation gets good and everything is normal again. This has been done for the well being of the passengers so that they can be sure of their health and can have a smooth running life. If you were in a transit in between this phase and now you can neither come back to your hometown or reach your destination then you can definitely contact several travel vendors for assistance. Cancellation Policies- The cancellation policies of Emirates are as follows- Because of the current situation, there will be no charge if you cancel your booking due to any circumstances under which you can no longer take the flight for which you had the booking. If any of the flights got cancelled from Emirate’s side then you’ll be getting a complete refund on your booking or you’ll be getting a future flight compensation through which you can take a flight with Emirates under a limited time.  Therefore, with the help of the above mentioned points one can have an idea about Are Emirates Flights Cancelled very easily.
Grilled Buffalo Shrimp Sandwiches with Spicy Avocado Ranch
Ingredients Buffalo Shrimp + Sauce - 1 pound of peeled and deveined raw shrimp - 1 teaspoon olive oil - 7 tablespoons butter, melted - 1/2 cup hot sauce - 1 teaspoon seasoned salt - Spicy Avocado Ranch - 1 large avocado, peeled and pitted - 1/2 cup greek yogurt - 2 teaspoons fresh parsley, chopped - 2 teaspoons dried dill - 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika - 1/4 teaspoon onion powder - 1 clove garlic, minced - 1 teaspoon worcestershire sauce - 1/2 teaspoon vinegar - 2 teaspoons hot sauce (I use Franks) - pinch of salt and pepper For the Sandwiches - 1 baguette, toasted - lettuce, for layering - 4 ounces blue cheese, crumbled - buffalo sauce, for drizzling - spicy avocado ranch, for spreading Instructions 1) In mixing bowl or glass measuring cup combine the melted butter, hot sauce and seasoned salt. Whisk to combine. Place the shrimp in a medium size bowl and toss with 2 tablespoons of the buffalo sauce and the olive oil. Make sure you coat the shrimp all over. Set aside. Reserve the remaining sauce. 2) To make the spicy avocado ranch. Combine all ingredients in a food processor and blend until creamy, scraping down the sides occasionally when needed. Taste and season additionally if desired. The avocado ranch can be stored in a seal-tight container for 1-2 days. 3) Preheat the grill or grill pan over high heat. Grill shrimp about 2 minutes per side or until shrimp turn pink. Remove from the grill and toss the grilled shrimp with a few tablespoons of the remaining sauce. Don't use all the buffalo sauce, you want some to drizzle on the sandwich. Preheat the broiler with the rack in the upper third position. 4) Halve the baguette and then halve again (you should now have 4 baguettes). Place each baguette directly on the oven rack and broil until toasted and brown around the edges, 2 minutes. Remove from the oven and slice each baguette in half length wise. 5) Spread the spicy avocado ranch evenly across the bottom of each baguette. Layer on the lettuce, a sprinkle of blue cheese and a drizzle of buffalo sauce. Place the shrimp in an even layer across the bottom of the baguette. If desired drizzle with more spicy avocado ranch, buffalo sauce and another good sprinkle of blue cheese. At thins point you can throw them in the oven under the broiler to melt the cheese for about 1 minute. This is not crucial, but it is good! Place the top half of the baguette on top. And now, Enjoy!