As a devout Muslim, you would be eager to head towards Makkah on your religious journey of umrah. It is always advisable to understand the finer aspects of umrah in order to make your 'lesser pilgrimage' a truly memorable journey. The very first step would be to learn about Makkah and Madinah in general and about umrah in particular. You can read and watch some useful videos on hajj and umrah, which would help you in learning more about their significance and the overall experience of these religious journeys.
Choose the best March umrah packages to help you perform your umrah with greater ease. If you are embarking on this spiritual journey along with other people, make sure that you are in good company. Being with pious individuals can make a good impact on your pilgrimage, as they would encourage you to perform all your sacred rituals in accordance with the sunnah of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).
There are certain precautions that you must take while on your pilgrimage. You cannot use scented soap when in the state of 'ihram', and it would be helpful if you get unscented soap before leaving for your religious journey. Another rule that men need to bear in mind is that they cannot cover their heads with their ihram clothing. Even if your umrah in March is sunny, do not wrap a towel to protect yourself. There are audios and videos of the lectures given on umrah and its rules, which can be helpful in gaining more knowledge about the necessary precautions to be taken.
Simply Hajj and Umrah offers cheap umrah packages for to help you have greater savings for concluding your religious journey successfully. At the conclusion of your umrah, it is obligatory for both men and women to cut their hair. This custom is known as 'halq' in case of men and 'taqsir' in case of women. It is recommended for men to shave off their hair. If they do not want to shave off their hair, they can trim their hair as short as possible all around. Women are advised to get back to their place of accommodation and then cut a portion of their hair.