Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Hajj

What is hajj ?

              

It is one of the five core pillars of Islam, and it is a religious duty to be fulfilled at least once in its lifetime, the duty of every Muslim, whether a woman or a man. Muslim from around the world are converging on Mecca ,Saudi Arabia, to fullfill the last of the five pillars of Islam.  Millions embark on this five day spiritual journey annualy, making it one of the largest gatherings in the world. Unlike mosque gathering where women and men are separated.both genders stand side by side at the grand mosque. Physically and financially capable muslims must perform hajj once during their lifetime. Pilgrims retrace and re-enact the experiences and rituals of the prophets during the five days of hajj. Mecca is the holiest city in islam because its believed to be the birth place of the prophet Mohammed and the site of his first revelation of the Quraan. That's why muslims pray 

World's famous Mosques

World's Famous Mosque

In Islam Mosques are the religious center of Muslims. The Mosque is the main place for faith lifting. Muslims conduct their prayers, hold the Friday Khutbah (congregational sermon), Ramadan night prayers, etc.there are some famous and beautiful Mosques-

Umrah

What is Umrah In Arabic, the word Umrah is derived from I'timaar which means a visit. However, Umrah in islamic terminology, means payi...