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www.answers.com/Q/Why_must_Islamic_believers_travel_to_Mecca_in_their_lifetime

Why is Islamic believers travel to Mecca once in their lifetime? to perform hajj ( pilgrimage) and to pray at the site of the kaaba. Braden Hartle. + 1 other found this ...

mecca.net/hajj-information

Every Muslim is obligated to perform Hajj once in their lifetime if they have the financial means to do so. .... Narrated by Aisha (the mother of the faithful believers, who said: .... A. Finance – to pay for travel and expenses, and have no debts. ... The Miqat is the place where every pilgrim must wear their ihram and make ...

www.religionfacts.com/hajj

Mar 17, 2015 ... At least once in his or her lifetime, each Muslim is expected to ... While a visit to Mecca is beneficial any time of the year, it must take place during ... of the pilgrimage is the unifying effect of bringing together believers from all ...

www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/islam/practices/hajj_1.shtml

Sep 8, 2009 ... For Muslims, the Hajj is the fifth and final pillar of Islam. ... It is the journey that every sane adult Muslim must undertake at least once in their lives if they can afford it ... Many pilgrims fly to Jeddah, and then travel to Mecca by bus. Once you get to Mecca, there are two rituals which you can perform; the lesser ...

www.islamicrenaissance.com/blog/why-do-muslims-go-to-hajj-in-mecca

All created bodies spin in orbits around their centers, axes, and the proper foundation ... The holy pilgrimage of the Hajj in Mecca is not a once in a lifetime event to be ... For the believer, the Muslim, the center and focus of life is God- consciousness, ... Often, we must make the external journey to realize that we carry within us ...

www.thoughtco.com/makkah-muslims-only-2004315

Only Muslims are allowed to visit the holy city of Mecca and enter its inner sanctum, the ... or Hajj (one of the Pillars of Islam) -- to Mecca at least once in their lifetime in order to show ... of peace and refuge for Muslim believers and preserve the sanctity of the holy city. ... How should one behave when visiting a mosque? List ...

www.islamicbulletin.org/newsletters/issue_8/hajj.aspx

The Hajj--the Pilgrimage to Mecca--is essentially a series of rites performed ... As it is one of the five pillars of Islam, all believers, if they are financially and physically able, must make this Pilgrimage at least once in their life. ... to travel only within the Haram and to certain other places that pilgrims must, or customarily do, visit ...

www.ushistory.org/civ/4i.asp

Muhammad and the Faith of Islam. ... relations from sunrise to sunset. All able Muslims must make a pilgrimage (hajj) to Mecca at least once in their lifetimes.

www.encyclopedia.com/places/asia/arabian-peninsula-political-geography/mecca

Get information, facts, and pictures about Mecca at Encyclopedia.com. ... absence from their families would not create a hardship must undertake a pilgrimage, a hajj, to Mecca once in their lifetime during the Muslim month of Dhu -al-Hijah (the ... Those Muslims who travel into this area as they progress toward the Mother of ...

www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2012/10/25/muslims-begin-hajj-pilgrimage-in-saudi-arabia/1658555

Oct 25, 2012 ... Muslim pilgrims pray on a rocky hill called the Mountain of Mercy on the Plain ... near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, in the early morning Thursday. ... that all able-bodied believers must make the trip once in their lifetime ...