Macca Kabe

Understanding Haji

Articles Jul 2, 2021

Haji is an annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, which is considered to be the holiest city for Muslims. Haji is practiced by Muslims and seen as a religious duty to be performed at least once in their lives by those who have the physical and financial means to undertake the pilgrimage. It takes place during Dhu al-Hijjah (the last month of the Islamic calendar) and over five to six days from the 8th to the 12th or 13th, during which time Muslims will practice a series of rituals.


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