Hajj: The holy journey of Islam
Hajj: The holy journey of Islam

SAUDI ARABIA, MECCA - OCTOBER 2: A Muslim prospective pilgrim rests at the Jabal Thawr (The Mount Bull) housing a cave known as Ghar al-Thawr (Cave of the Bull) where the Islamic Prophet Muhammad and his companion Abu Bakr hid while they migrate from Mecca to Medina, during the Hajj in Mecca, Saudi Arabia on on October 2, 2014. The Hajj is an Islamic pilgrimage to Muslim's holy city Mecca and the largest gathering of people in the world every year. (Dilek Mermer - Anadolu Agency)

Hajj: The holy journey of Islam

Each Muslim is to undertake pilgrimage to Mecca, where Islam was born, at least once in his/her life. This holy voyage is called "Hajj" in Arabic and must take place during the last month of the Islamic calender, which is called Dhu al-Hijja.<br /> <br /> Performing Hajj is an obligatory for those who are physically or financially able to fulfill this duty of the religion. Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam. The ones who are unable to fullfill this requirement due to health of financial reasons are free to send someone in their instead. <br /> <br /> The hajj is commanded in the Qur'an as "And pilgrimage to the House is a duty unto God for mankind, for him who can find the way thither." (3:97)

Haber Merkezi 13:07 October 03, 2014 Yeni Şafak

Hajj: The holy journey of Islam

Each Muslim is to undertake pilgrimage to Mecca, where Islam was born, at least once in his/her life. This holy voyage is called "Hajj" in Arabic and must take place during the last month of the Islamic calender, which is called Dhu al-Hijja.

Performing Hajj is an obligatory for those who are physically or financially able to fulfill this duty of the religion. Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam. The ones who are unable to fullfill this requirement due to health of financial reasons are free to send someone in their instead. 

The hajj is commanded in the Qur'an as "And pilgrimage to the House is a duty unto God for mankind, for him who can find the way thither." (3:97)
Each Muslim is to undertake pilgrimage to Mecca, where Islam was born, at least once in his/her life. This holy voyage is called "Hajj" in Arabic and must take place during the last month of the Islamic calender, which is called Dhu al-Hijja.

Performing Hajj is an obligatory for those who are physically or financially able to fulfill this duty of the religion. Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam. The ones who are unable to fullfill this requirement due to health of financial reasons are free to send someone in their instead. 

The hajj is commanded in the Qur'an as "And pilgrimage to the House is a duty unto God for mankind, for him who can find the way thither." (3:97)
SAUDI ARABIA, MECCA - OCTOBER 2: A Muslim prospective pilgrim rests at the Jabal Thawr (The Mount Bull) housing a cave known as Ghar al-Thawr (Cave of the Bull) where the Islamic Prophet Muhammad and his companion Abu Bakr hid while they migrate from Mecca to Medina, during the Hajj in Mecca, Saudi Arabia on on October 2, 2014. The Hajj is an Islamic pilgrimage to Muslim's holy city Mecca and the largest gathering of people in the world every year. (Dilek Mermer - Anadolu Agency)
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