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.
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.
This 15-century illustrated scroll attests that Maymunah, daughter of Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah al-Zardali, made the pilgrimage to Mecca in the year 836 AH (AD 1432 to 1433). The scroll as a whole depicts the principal stations of the pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina.
The Hajj, Arabic: حج Ḥaǧǧ "pilgrimage". It can be the Christian pilgrimage to Jerusalem or the Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia. It is one of the largest pilgrimages in the world, and is the fifth pillar of Islam, a religious duty that must be carried out at least once in their lifetime by every able-bodied Muslim who can afford to do so. The Hajj is a demonstration of the solidarity of the Muslim people, and their submission to God.
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