HAJJ IN ISLAM

Hajj

 

Hajj is the pilgrimage which is performed in the Holy city Makkah. The city, Makkah and Holy Kaaba has always been the holy center of the religion Islam billion Muslims on daily basis; from all over the world perform namaz five times in this Qibla direction.

The last month of the Islamic calendar is Zil-Hajj. As its name indicates that this is the blessed month in which the annual or yearly pilgrimage is performed in city Makkah. Every year from many different corners of world millions of people come to makkah in order to perform the obligation of major pilgrimage. This month remind the willingness of

Hazrat Ibraheem (AS) to sacrifice His son Hazrat Ismaeel (AS) for ALLAH Almighty. As a remembrance of His great sacrifice, Muslims all around the world sacrifice a goat, sheep, cow, or camel in order to please ALLAH Almighty and fulfil the obligation of Hajj. Hajj is the fifth fundamental pillar of Islam and one of the most important religious practices in religion Islam. It is dream of every Muslim to pay visit to Makkah to perform Hajj. During the performance of annual pilgrimage, Muslims dress special garment of Hajj, well known as Ihram, for men Ihram is consist of two piece of garments that are worn in prescribed manner whereas for women their own clothing is Ihram (women use Abaya as Ihram) but there is a condition, dress should be loose and not any part of the body should be visible. There is a great significance of Ihram garment it brings about the sense of full separation from all the worldly matters and things and brings about complete attachment of the spirituality to your life. In order to perform he annual pilgrimage a person needs to be physically able and financially sound because Hajj is a pilgrimage which requires too much physical effort and great amount of money.

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