Umrah is a Sunnah of our Holy Prophet (S.A.W) and it is a sacred travel to Mecca, Saudi Arabia. You forget all the disputes and became obedient of Allah Almighty. Allah has imposed many ritual duties on His creature. Some are compulsory and others are desirable. During the performance of Hajj, kissing the black stone and drinking water of Zamzam are desirable rituals. Pilgrims should perform these rituals with patience and doesn’t disturb any one by any their act. It is strictly forbidden to hurt the others in Haram e Kaaba.
In the days of Hajj and Umrah, millions of Muslims gather around Kaaba so one must avoid sitting near the Kaaba. It may be an obstacle for other pilgrims. It is not compulsory to kiss the Yemenite Angle. Simply say “Bismillah” Allah-o-Akbar and touch it with your right hand. If you cannot touch because of crowd then just keep moving. It is not obligatory to touch. Do not say prayer in a place where pilgrims are walking. This can create disturbance. Women should avoid wearing glass bangles as broken bangles can injure the foot of other people.
Besides this, pilgrims should also take some health precautions. Pilgrims from all around the world gather in the house of Allah to perform Umrah. They come from different places and climate so they can also take some viruses with them. The most common kinds of viruses are lug infection, flu, throat, airways etc. these viruses spread rapidly in the crowded areas. To avoid all these viruses, pilgrims should take some precautions.
- Always take pocket tissue papers with you. Cover your mouth with tissue paper while sneezing and coughing.
- Wash your hands frequently with water and soap to avoid germs.
- Do not rub your eyes with your hands as it may cause eyes infection. Avoid nose and mouth contact as much as you can.
- During the performance of Umrah, if you are feeling breathing problems, then must contact to doctor and take medical advice.
As going for Umrah is a sacred travel and it is performed to get the blessings and forgiveness for the sins committed by us. During this holy journey and during the performance of Umrah if a person falls ill, he or she cannot pay full attention to Umrah. All the rites cannot be performed as physical health is very compulsory. So pilgrims should keep in mind that must take some common medicines with them. Medicines like panadol, disprin, ponstan, cough syrup etc must take with them. These will help a lot during your journey. If you remain healthy then you can perform all the rituals with full attention and with peace of mind. You must keep in the mind these import precautions before traveling to Makah for the performance of Umrah. If your tour operator is providing you Cheap Umrah Packages 2015 so don’t waste your time and get ready to be the guest of Allah. But keep above given points in mind.