Tag: pilgrimage

Future Heat Stress During Muslim Pilgrimage (Hajj) Projected to Exceed “Extreme Danger” Levels

image…Millions of Muslims participate in the Hajj each year, and those who are in good health and can afford it are obligated to participate in it at least once in their lifetime. The followers of Islam represent nearly one quarter of the world’s human population, and most of them aspire to perform Hajj as an important part of their faith, with their desire to participate becoming more urgent as their age advances (Gatrad & Sheikh, 2005). As a result, among the two to three million pilgrims participating in Hajj every year for 2 to 3 weeks, a disproportionate fraction is elderly coming from Muslim communities around the world and visits the holy sites…more:agubuos

Hajj: A Journey of Love

The journey of Hajj is dotted with incredible experiences of selfless brotherhood for most pilgrims. For someone who has never gone forHajj, I do not think any amount of literary research, academic classes, or wistful anticipation can prepare them enough…

Hajj (Pilgrimage) and its Excellence

The Obligation of Hajj (Pilgrimage) and its Excellence Allah, the Exalted, says: “And Hajj (pilgrimage to Makkah) to the House (Ka`bah) is a duty that mankind owes to Allah, those who can afford the expenses (for one’s conveyance, provision and…

Child Hajj

As-Sai’b bin Yazid (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: I was seven years old when I was taken to perform Hajj (pilgrimage). This was during the time the Messenger of Allah (PBUH) performed the Hajjat-ul-Wada` (Farewell Pilgrimage). [Al-Bukhari]. Commentary:…

Hajj Mabrur

Abu Hurairah (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: The Prophet was asked: “Which deed is the best?” He (PBUH) replied, “Faith in Allah and His Messenger.” Then he was asked: “What is next?” He replied, “Jihad (holy fighting) in the…