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Pilgrims Ascend Arafat in Hajj Climax - About Islam

Pilgrims Ascend Arafat in Hajj Climax

Seeking forgiveness from Allah, millions of Muslim pilgrims ascended Saturday, August 10, Mount Arafat, east of the holy city of Makkah, in the climax of hajj after spending a night of meditation and introspection in Mina, Gulf News reported. “I cannot express my feelings. The atmosphere is spiritual, still and tranquil. We hope Yemen will …

From Rapper to Pilgrim: French Celeb Diam's in Makkah for Hajj - About Islam

From Rapper to Pilgrim: French Celeb Diam's in Makkah for Hajj

Despite her success as a rapper, Mélanie Georgiades — better known by her stage name Diam’s — felt unfulfilled and deeply troubled about her life. In search for answers, she’s found new hope and happiness in life after converting to Islam. “All this stuff, the money, the success, the power did not make me happy,” …

Muslim pilgrims in Mina

More Than Two Million Muslim Pilgrims Converge in Mina as Hajj Begins

More than two million white-clad Muslim pilgrims from around the globe have begun moving on Friday, August 9, to Mina on the first leg of their journey of a lifetime, preparing for the climax of Hajj when they ascend Mount `Arafat. “It’s an indescribable feeling. You have to live it to understand it,” an Algerian …

Exhaustion

Exhaustion and Hajj Rituals

The phenomenon of exhaustion frequently takes place in the summer or in places with high temperature such as during Hajj pilgrimage. Sometimes, it attacks the person suddenly, but it mostly be caused by the body being subjected to high temperature which, in its turn, results in losing huge amounts of sweat that contains Sodium Chloride. …

Meet This Indian Muslim Who Has Performed Hajj 25 Times - About Islam

Meet This Indian Muslim Who Has Performed Hajj 25 Times

A 62-year-old Indian Muslim issetto perform his 26th Hajj pilgrimage this year, adding to his already 25 consecutivespiritual journeys he started in 1994. “For me, this is an honor from Allah and I wouldn’t miss it for the world,” Taqiullah Khan told Khaleej Times. “Most people consider themselves lucky if they are able to undertake …

Popular Actor, Singer Travel to Perform Hajj - About Islam

Popular Actor, Singer Travel to Perform Hajj

The Pakistani acclaimed singer Atif Aslam and famed actor Feroze Khan announced their departure for Makkahto perform Hajj which is expected to start next Friday on the 9th of August, The News reported. “Happy to share something very big with all of you. Inshallah I’ll be leaving soon for the most important journey of my …



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