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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Five_Pillars_of_Islam

The Five Pillars of Islam are five basic acts in Islam, considered mandatory by believers and are the foundation of Muslim life. They are summarized in the famous hadith of Gabriel. The Shia, Ahmadiyya and Sunni agree on the essential details for the performance and practice of ...

www.answers.com/Q/Why_must_Islamic_believers_travel_to_Mecca_in_their_lifetime

Why must Muslims travel to Mecca at least once in their lifetime? ... Why must Islamic believers go to Mecca once during their lives? They must ... Travelling to Makkah by every Muslim once in their life time and performing the required rituals during the Holy month of Dhul-Hijjah as per the Islamic calendar is called Haj…j.

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

Sep 8, 2009 ... Hajj is pilgrimage to Mecca. All Muslims who are physically able must make this journey once in a lifetime.

www.vox.com/2016/9/12/12814258/hajj-2017-islamic-pilgrimage-mecca-explained

Aug 30, 2017 ... The hajj — Arabic for “pilgrimage” — is a five-day religious pilgrimage to Mecca and nearby holy sites in Saudi Arabia that all Muslims who are physically and financially able must perform at least once in their lives. It is one of the five pillars, or duties, of Islam, along with the profession of faith in the one God ...

www.religionfacts.com/hajj

Mar 17, 2015 ... Hajj refers to a Muslim's pilgrimage to Mecca and is one of the five pillars of Islam . At least once in his or her lifetime, each Muslim is expected to undertake this pilgrimage the sacred city of Islam. This holy journey is called the hajj in Arabic. While a visit to Mecca is beneficial any time of the year, it must take ...

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

The holy pilgrimage of the Hajj in Mecca is not a once in a lifetime event to be experienced and forgotten, but rather is a uniquely powerful spiritual experience designed to forevermore change a human being and his or her focus. For the believer, the Muslim, the center and focus of life is God-consciousness, awareness and ...

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

The Hajj--the Pilgrimage to Mecca--is essentially a series of rites performed in and near Mecca, the holiest of the three holy cities of Islam--Mecca, Medina and Jerusalem. 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. The Hajj ...

mecca.net/hajj-information

INTRODUCTION. Hajj is the pilgrimage to Mecca (Makkah al-Mukarramah) during the month of Dhul-Hijjah. It is one of the five pillars of Islam. Every Muslim is obligated to perform Hajj once in their lifetime if they have the financial means to do so.

www.pewforum.org/2012/08/09/the-worlds-muslims-unity-and-diversity-2-religious-commitment

Aug 9, 2012 ... Acceptance of these central articles of the Islamic faith forms the foundation of a global ummah, or community of believers. ... At least once in a lifetime, Muslims who are physically and financially capable of making the journey are expected to visit Islam's holiest city, Mecca, and perform rituals associated ...