Hajj – A Google Earth View

Hajj – A Google Earth View 

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Readers to please note – This is not a piece of writing on “How to perform Hajj”.

This is only a small effort to explain, through images taken from Google Earth and Panoramio, the sequence of the Hajj alongwith locations involved and their importance.

Every lunar year in the Islamic month of Dhul-Hijjah (aka Zil-Hajj) millions of Muslims from around the world make the journey to Makkah, Saudi Arabia, for the Hajj pilgrimage. Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam and every Muslim, except infirm and poor, is required to perform the Hajj once in a lifetime.

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Hajj

Hajj

 

The Hajj (Arabicحج‎) is a pilgrimage to Mecca (Makkah). It is the largest annual pilgrimage in the world.[1] It is the fifth pillar of Islam, an obligation that must be carried out at least once in their lifetime by every able-bodied Muslim who can afford to do so. It is a demonstration of the solidarity of the Muslim people, and their submission to Allah.[2] 

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I Look I See by Yusuf Islam

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Land Called Paradise by Kareem Salama

Land Called Paradise by Kareem Salama

 

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Eid present: Watch and Listen during Eid

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Image by Iqbal Khatri via Flickr

 

  

     Watch and Listen during Eid

‘Eid blessings to all! May Allah bless us with His mercy!

‘Eid Song by Sami Yusuf

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