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"... Pilgrimage thereto is a duty men owe to Allah,- those who can afford the journey; but if any deny faith, Allah stands not in need of any of His creatures." al-Qur'an 3:97 (Click for Arabic)



Hajj and the Animal Sacrifice
It is an offering of thanksgiving to the God of Creation Who has been so benevolent to mankind; and it teaches the well-to-do to share their blessings to 'eat thereof (the Sacrifice) and feed the beggar and the suppliant'. More
Short History of Hajj
Hajj literally means 'to set out for a place'. Islamically it refers to the annual pilgrimage that Muslims make to Makkah with the intention of performing certain religious rites. More
Malcolm X: The Pilgrimage to Makkah
Never have I witnessed such sincere hospitality and overwhelming spirit of true brotherhood as is practiced by people of all colors and races here in this Ancient Holy Land .. More
Convenient Genocide
But as far as the U.S. involvement in the Middle East is concerned, the only real genocide is the one that serves the interests of the west, by offering an opportunity for military intervention, followed by political and strategic meddling to re-arrange the region. More
Essence of Hajj
Junaid Baghdadi was born in Baghdad (830-910 AD). He was one of the early Persian scholars and teachers of Islam. The following story is attributed to him regarding an explanation of the essence of Hajj. More
Spiritual Awakening
The Hajj as a whole is a reenactment of Adam and Eve's wandering and reunion on earth after exile from heaven. Similarly, pilgrims, pulled away from all that is familiar, move from city to city .. More
Hajj - Not a vacation
According to Muslim belief, Adam himself built a sanctuary at Mecca. Eventually it was rebuilt by Abraham, and by the time of the appearance of Islam, the Kaaba (cube) had long been a place of pilgrimage .. More
Hajj: The Abrahamic Heritage
The spot where Abraham stood to build the Kaaba is marked by a small structure called the "Station of Abraham." As they built the walls of the Kaaba, the prophet and his son prayed: "My Lord, make this a City of Peace." More
Manners of The Prophet (pbuh)
Shall I not inform you of the worst ones from amongst you? They said: Yes, indeed. He said: Those who go about carrying tales to cause mischief between friends, those who seek harm and corruption for the innocent. More
The Hajj
African American leader Malcolm X, articulated the message of black pride during the civil rights struggles in the 1960s made the Hajj in 1964 and afterwards changed his name to El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz .. More
The Legacy of Abraham
From him descended all the great prophets that included Jacob, Moses, Jesus and Muhammad. Abraham devoted all his life calling others to the worship of The One Almighty God. More

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