Essays Tagged: "Hajj"

Islam: The true religion

month a year as it teaches one to not take things for granted and to appreciate how lucky they are. Hajj is an obligation to every Muslim once in his/her lifetime. It is the largest gathering of Musli ...

(1 pages) 98 2 2.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Ibn battuta was a traveler from North Africa, who traveled more than anybody of his time, even Marco Polo.

In 1325, Ibn Battuta, a 21-year-old jurist, left his home in Tangier on aHajj, to Mecca as all good Muslims should do (p1). It was 29 years before he arrived homeagain, afte ...

(3 pages) 88 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Mecca and the history of Islam and the Ka'aba.

complete religion, Islam has five pillars to it: Kalima?, Prayer, Fasting, Financial Sacrifice, and Hajj. Kalima? is the saying that all Muslims say which simply states that there is only one God and ... uring the holy month of Ramadahn. Financial Sacrifice is 6% of all Muslims income goes to the poor. Hajj, being the last, is the most blessed but is only mandated upon those who are healthy and with e ...

(4 pages) 83 1 3.9 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

What is the ISlamic Meaning of Life

The five pillars of Islam are the basis of their worship. They are Shahadah, Salat, Zakah, Sawm and Hajj.The Shahadah is the declaration of faith to Allah. It is whispered to a new born baby and a dyi ... person for each day missed. The fast is broken after sunset with a special meal.The final pillar is Hajj. This is the yearly pilgrimage to Makkah. All muslims who are financially and physically able t ...

(3 pages) 46 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Pilgrimage

ut that is incorrect. All religions complete Pilgrimage at different times during the year, however Hajj is the biggest pilgrimage preformed by many Muslims. Pilgrimage is when one visits a holy place ...

(2 pages) 64 1 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

An overview of Hajj.

Hajj is a holy pilgrimage which all Muslims must try and take at least once in their lives. It is me ... journey to get closer to Allah and to help you understand your religion in a more spiritual way.The Hajj is described as "an inward journey to the Ka'bah of the heart and soul" in one passage of a boo ... ifetime a Muslim is expected to make a religious journey to Mecca and the Ka'bah; "for a Muslim the hajj is the ultimate act of worship". During the journey of Hajj it is necessary for the pilgrim to ...

(5 pages) 53 2 4.1 Aug/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Hajj: It's events and their significance.

easier to make and can be made much more frequently with Modern transport. Most pilgrims will start Hajj already exhausted from hours of queuing to try and get out of airports already packed with othe ... average it will take one person 11 hours to negotiate customs and other authorities.The rituals at Hajj began because Muslims believe the Prophet Ibrahim was instructed to bring his wife, Hagar and t ...

(6 pages) 27 0 4.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

What is really the meaning of Al-JIhad.

fers to a struggle of good against evil waged by actions or with one's wealth, such as going on the Hajj pilgrimage (seen as the best Jihad for women), taking care of elderly parents, providing fundin ...

(1 pages) 41 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Life of IBN Battuta.

was brought up as a Muslim. One thing that Muslims believed in was going on a pilgrimage, called a hajj, to the city of Mecca. When he was 21 years old, Ibn Battuta decided that it was time for his f ...

(3 pages) 40 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

If I Became A Muslim

five times each day; zakat, almsgiving to the poor; sawn, fasting during the month of Ramadan; and hajj, the pilgrimage to Mecca. Some of these pillars do not conflict with my daily routine as a coll ... out my situation, and did not drink alcohol in respect to my beliefs. The last pillar is the hajj, which I plan to make in the future. A hajj is a pilgrimage to Mecca during the month of Dhu'l- ...

(5 pages) 28 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Pilgrimage To Mecca

The hajj, the pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudia Arabia, is the fifth Islamic obligatory act of worship. It i ... faith. The pilgrimage is seen as a very important step in the Muslim community, and the pilgrim or "hajji", as they are later called, is one who is held in the utmost respect and is expected to be an ... Mecca is such an important pillar for Muslims to complete is because of the commemorative aspect of Hajj. Hajj commemorates events of the Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham) and his family. There is a tradition ...

(7 pages) 47 0 5.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Hadtih-Al-Thaqilayn

imed it publicly. First of these is the occasion when the Prophet (S) proclaimed it during his last hajj at `Arafat. On this occasion, the Prophet (S) was accompanied by more than a hundred thousand M ... d: "I saw the Messenger of Allah - upon whom be God's peace and benedictions - in the course of his hajj pilgrimage on the day of `Arafah. The Prophet (S) was seated on his camel, alQaswa', and was de ...

(7 pages) 536 0 1.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Pilgrimage To Mecca

amic practices, known as the Pillar of Islam. The fifth Pillars of Islam is the Great Pilgrimage or Hajj to the sacred monuments near in Mecca, takes place of the eighth day of the month of Hijjah on ... akes place in and near the Sacred Mosque in Mecca and can be performed at any time of the year, the Hajj (pilgrimage), which begins in Mecca and proceeds out to 'Arafat and back and is performed only ...

(7 pages) 14 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Pilgrimage To Mecca

amic practices, known as the Pillar of Islam. The fifth Pillars of Islam is the Great Pilgrimage or Hajj to the sacred monuments near in Mecca, takes place of the eighth day of the month of Hijjah on ... akes place in and near the Sacred Mosque in Mecca and can be performed at any time of the year, the Hajj (pilgrimage), which begins in Mecca and proceeds out to ?Arafat and back and is performed only ...

(7 pages) 22 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Architecture and the Islamic Faith

tian empire and the ease in which one can practice it; pray and believe in Allah, and complete your hajj sometime in your life if possible. As with many empires, Islam has its own specific building ty ...

(7 pages) 35 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

World Religions Report

Mecca, Saudi Arabia and is the holiest mosque in the world, as well as the main destination of the Hajj pilgrimage. It can house up to 820,000 worshippers during the Hajj with its area of 356,800 squ ... amic religion to the Christianity religion? Do you believe in karma? What can you tell me about the Hajj? What is the Islamic view regarding abortion? What are the Muslim beliefs regarding afterlife?A ...

(9 pages) 99 0 3.4 May/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

The Hajj: A Leap In the Faith of Religion

eclare their service to the Almighty. For Muslims throughout the world this journey is known as the Hajj; a pilgrimage to the city of Mecca (or Makkah in Arabic), the most sacred place in Islam (Littl ... the name of Allah within about a ten mile radius of the city (Lang 220). A very unique ritual, the Hajj is unlike any other ritual preformed in all other religions. In fact, the Hajj is the only type ...

(6 pages) 10 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

The Islamic Religion

bic word meaning purification and growth (Robinson, 2007). The fifth pillar is to make at least one hajj (pilgrimage) to Mecca; a ceremony done in Saudi Arabia in which many Muslims around the world a ... st of sacrifice (Robinson, 2007). The feast of sacrifice happens on the 12th lunar month, after the Hajj, the pilgrimage to Mecca (Robinson, 2007). It last for three days and is celebrated to remember ...

(7 pages) 3 0 0.0 Sep/2012

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

pillars

, and not in debt)Be physically healthyBe sane and matureBe prepared mentallyEducate yourself about hajjHave all the materials you need (don't over do)Don't complainAvoid all sinsBe aware that you are ... ut hair or nails, kill or hunt, wear perfume, argumentation, sin, obscenity, or have sex.1st day of Hajj , 8th of Dhul Hijjah:In state of ihram with intentionMake sure all preparations are done by 7th ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies