Tearful prayers at the Kaaba

Tearful prayers at the Kaaba

Tears accompany prayers during the tawaf (to circle the Kaaba) of over 1.2 million Muslims who are in the holy lands to fulfill their Hajj pilgrimage despite the scorching heat.

15:56 August 23, 2017 Yeni Şafak
Tearful prayers at the Kaaba

Tears accompany prayers during the tawaf (to circle the Kaaba) of over 1.2 million Muslims who are in the holy lands to fulfill their Hajj pilgrimage despite the scorching heat.

Tearful prayers at the Kaaba

While there are only days left until Eid al-adha, prospective pilgrims pouring into Mecca circle the Kaaba in Ihram (religious clothing) during the day.

Tearful prayers at the Kaaba

The crowds that flood in from all over the world give way to interesting scenes in the Holy Lands.

Tearful prayers at the Kaaba

Without any discrimination of nationality or sect, the Muslims unite for one purpose, and perform their prayers at the Kaaba.

Tearful prayers at the Kaaba

Because of the crowd some pilgrims who can’t find an empty spot perform their prayers in the vicinity of the Kaaba.

Tearful prayers at the Kaaba

Sometimes tears accompany the prayers of pilgrims having emotional moments at the Kaaba.

Tearful prayers at the Kaaba

Pilgrims who see the Kaaba, the kiblah of the Muslim’s, try to get close to it and circle the Kaaba saying Allahu Akbar (God is the greatest).

Tearful prayers at the Kaaba

When they manage to get close enough they attempt to touch the Kaaba which is considered the house of Allah (God).

Tearful prayers at the Kaaba

A baby who came circled the Kaaba on his father’s shoulder’s put a smile on the faces of Muslims.

Tearful prayers at the Kaaba

Tearful prayers at the Kaaba

Tearful prayers at the Kaaba

Tearful prayers at the Kaaba

Tearful prayers at the Kaaba

Tearful prayers at the Kaaba

Tearful prayers at the Kaaba

Tears accompany prayers during the tawaf (to circle the Kaaba) of over 1.2 million Muslims who are in the holy lands to fulfill their Hajj pilgrimage despite the scorching heat. Tears accompany prayers during the tawaf (to circle the Kaaba) of over 1.2 million Muslims who are in the holy lands to fulfill their Hajj pilgrimage despite the scorching heat.
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