Monday, June 15, 2015

Our World: Religious Pilgrim

Religious pilgrims are a common sight around Jeddah.  They come to perform religious pilgrimages year round.  Hajj is the one time of the year when literally millions of Muslims come to Saudi Arabia to perform the religious pilgrimage.  There is a very specific time-frame for Hajj every year.  If a Muslim comes to do a pilgrimage at other times of the year, it is called Omra. 

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1 comment:

William Kendall said...

I've seen a documentary on religious pilgrimage, including the Hajj.