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Pilgrimage To Mecca

Madina, Greece. Medina is a city in western Saudi Arabia. In the city center, the vast Al-Masjid an-Nabawi (Prophet's Mosque) is a major Islamic pilgrimage site. Its striking Green Dome rises above the tombs of the Prophet Muhammad and early Islamic leaders Abu Bakr and Umar. The Masjid al-Qiblatain (Qiblatain Mosque) is known as the site where the Prophet Muhammad received the command to change the direction of prayer to Mecca.

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Haji-the muslim pilgrimage to mecca that takes place in the last month of the year.

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My wish to see the holy land and God home and do Hajj and go to Masjid al Haram Makkah, Saudi Arabia

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from The Huffington Post

Saudis Build 'World's Largest Clock,' Want 'Mecca Time' To Replace GMT

In the holy city of Mecca (Saudi Arabia) is the world's largest watch - Royal bell tower (Royal Clock).

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from Buzzle

The Hajj: Pilgrimage to Mecca

I wish that I could see this in person, but, I would never be allowed in.

Hajj is known as the pilrimage back to Mecca for Muslims and demonstrates their devotion to God and submission to God. The hajj makes Muslims feel significance on Earth and also their afterlife. During the hajj the pilgrims perform acts of worship and renew their own purpose here on Earth. it occurs in the month of Dhul Hijjah which is the twelfth month of the Islamic calendar. It is encouraged that all Muslims peform this journey to Mecca.

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