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Hajj: Pilgrimage to Makkah

Introduction of Hajj Once in a year, Muslims belonging to every ethnic group irrespective of their color, social status, and culture gather together in Mecca and stand before the Khana Kaaba praising Allah Almighty together. It is an act of worship that is designed to promote the bonds of Islamic brotherhood and sisterhood by showing that everyone is equal in ...

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Great Mosque of Makkah

Great Mosque of Makkah

The Great Mosque of Makkah also termed as Masjid al-Ḥaram and it is literally called as the sacred mosque, also called the Grand Mosque, is the largest mosque in the world and surrounds Islam’s holiest place named as Khana Kaaba, in the city of Makkah situated in Saudi Arabia. Muslims face toward the Khana Kaaba while performing obligatory daily prayers ...

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Prayer and pilgrimage

Prayer and pilgrimage

Pilgrimage to a holy site is a core principle in almost all the religion of the world. The Kaaba, meaning cube in Arabic language, is a square building cover with a black cloth. It is located in Makkah situated in Saudi Arabia, it is the holiest place in Islam for the Muslims all over the world. In Islam, Muslims offer ...

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Significance of Quran in Islam

Muslims believe that Quran is the Book of Allah Almighty given to the Prophet Hazrat Muhammad that will proceed positively till the Day of Judgment. It is a source in this world to guide and direct the entire humanity, irrespective of the country, land mass, nation, era, and region. It is not only a wellspring of identification and direction for ...

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Fasting in Islam

Fasting in Islam is also known as Sawm, the Arabic words for fasting, is forbidding oneself from eating and drinking. In the terminology of Islamic law, sawm means to abstain oneself from eating and drinking during daylight hours. The practice of sawm in the holy month of Ramadan and it is referred as one of the Five Pillars of Islamic ...

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General Advice Before You Leave for Umrah

Planning a trip can be a difficult task, making sure that you have everything that you need for your journey is very important, especially when you are travelling long distances. One of such journey that you will need to think about carefully is when you are travelling to Saudi Arabia to complete the Umrah pilgrimage. However, before you go on ...

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