Hajj is a mandatory religious duty on all Muslims which should be performed once in a lifetime by all Muslim adults who have the financial and physical means. The literal meaning of Hajj is ‘intent to travel’. It is one of the five pillars of Islam. Hajj is travel to the holy city of Makka and is performed on 8th-12th ZillHuj, the last month of Islamic calendar. Hajj is one of the largest gatherings of people in the world. The Islamic calendar is lunar and one Islamic year is almost 11 days shorter than a Gregorian calendar, the Gregorian dates of Hajj change each year. Male Hajjis perform hajj in two white seamless sheets of cloth, called Ihram, while women perform Hajj in their usual clothes that should cover their body except the face, hands and feet.
Hajj includes following rituals in the order mentioned below:
• Saee between hills of Safa and Marwa
• Drinking water from Zamzam
• Attend the vigil at Mount Arafat
• Spend a night in Muzdallifa
• Rammi Jamarat or symbolic pelting of stones at 3 devils, marked as pillars.
• Shaving head
• Sacrificing animals and celebrate Eid-ul-Adha.
The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: “No journey should be undertaken to any mosque except three: al-Masjid al-Haraam, this mosque of mine and al-Masjid al-Aqsa.” [al-Bukhaari, 1189 and Muslim, 1397].
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