HAJJ

THE PILGRIMAGE IN ISLAM (HAJJ)

  The pilgrimage (Hajj) is an annual Islamic event that occurs in the last Islamic month of Zil-Hajj. While the date is not fixed as the lunar Islamic calendar changes every year with the sight of the new moon. The Islamic Calendar (Lunar) is about 11 days shorter than the English/ Gregorian Calendar. The literal meaning of […]

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Pakistan calls for an immediate conference to address the current condition, “Hajj 2020”

Pakistan calls for an immediate conference to address the current condition, “Hajj 2020”

The Emergency Meeting of the Ministry of Religious Affairs was convened to review the latest situation following the announcement by Saudi Arabia to hold Hajj 2020 with “a very limited number” of pilgrims residing in the country, the Ministry’s spokesperson said. Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony’s spokesman, Imran Siddiqui, released a statement stating […]

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TYPES OF HAJJ (PILGRIMAGE)

TYPES OF HAJJ (PILGRIMAGE)

Islam which is considered as a complete code of living has five basic pillars of which Pilgrimage (Hajj) stands on the fifth place. Pilgrimage (Hajj) is performed in the last month of Lunar Islamic Calendar Zil-Hajj in which the Muslims throughout the globe participate in millions of quantity. Hajj is an obligatory prayer which is […]

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DAY OF ARAFAT

THE DAY OF ARAFAT

The 9th day of the last month of Islamic Calendar is considered as the Day of Arafat. It is one of the Rituals that the Muslims pilgrims (Hajji) perform during their annual journey of pilgrimage (Hajj) towards the Holiest place of Makkah in Saudi Arabia. As the 9th Zil-Hajj is a day of Lunar Calendar […]

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