The Hajj is an annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, the most holy city of the
Muslims, and a mandatory religious duty for Muslims that must be carried out at
least once in their lifetime by all adult...
Because it is the filth pillar of Islam. There are five pillars, i.e. five basic acts which
are considered obligatory for believers and are the foundation for Muslims ...
Sep 8, 2009 ... All Muslims who are physically able must make this journey once in a lifetime. ...
The Hajjis or pilgrims wear simple white clothes called Ihram. .... Then a sacrifice
called a Qurbani should be made in which a lamb or sheep is ...
Sep 20, 2015 ... The annual pilgrimage to Mecca, called the hajj, is set to begin Monday. ...
Muslims around the world said they made the pilgrimage to Mecca, ...
Mecca is where Abraham built the Ka'aba, and some believe he did so in order to
... The Hajj is a pilgrimage that all Muslims should make once in their lives as
long as they are of sound health and financially able to make the trip. ... Umrah
can be made at any time of the year; however, it is more common around
Throughout the world, wherever they may be, all devout Muslims pray five times
per ... The hajj begins with a procession called the tawaf, which takes the pilgrim
... as many as two million pilgrims crowd into Mecca to observe the annual event,
..... In 630, Muhammad's followers captured Mecca, and made it the centre of the
Oct 11, 2013 ... The annual Muslim hajj (pilgrimage) to Mecca is underway, and more than a ...
All Muslim adults are expected to participate in the hajj, which is among the ...
they are physically or financially incapable of making the trip to Mecca. ...
surveyed, a median of 9% say they have made the pilgrimage to Mecca.
Sep 26, 2014 ... The annual Hajj pilgrimage is one of the world's largest gatherings, as hundreds
... Muslims from all over the world will gather together for five days to pray as ...
Another trip to Mina then takes place, along with more symbolic stoning, ...
Pilgrims perform the Hajj in a state of ritual purity called ihram, which...
Nov 11, 2011 ... ... to Hajj, the pilgrimage to Mecca that is the largest annual human gathering on
the planet. ... While on Hajj, Muslim pilgrims travel great distances to Mecca,
Saudi ... festival called Eid al-Adha, a global celebration for all Muslims ... Haq,
27, made this year's Hajj with his wife, whom he recently married.
Sep 25, 2015 ... Stampede kills more than 700 at Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca ... britian muslim
council hajj deaths intv wrn _00001704.jpg ... (CNN) A stampede during one of
the last rituals of the Hajj -- the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca -- has killed
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