Mecca in Saudi Arabia has been in for front of the worlds most spiritual places. It defines the epi centre of the Islamic faith and its worshippers. 1.7 billion People around the world turn to the direction of the Ka’bah when performing there 5 daily prayers. During Hajj Season the Holy city of Mecca caters for approximately 3 million people from all walks of life. This is the ultimate once in a life time journey. |
Hajj is part of the 5 pillars of Islam and is compulsory on any man or woman who has the finance to go there. Worshippers around the world leave their worldly life in the hope to attain Allah’s mercy. The Hajj period has been going on for thousands of years all the way from Ibrahim A/s.
The Hajj consists of a five-day excursion, required by all physically and financially able Muslims, to Mecca and the nearby holy sites of Arafat, Mina, and Muzdalifah. When you reach these destinations there are various acts of worship you perform as commanded to Mohammed by Allah. All these rituals get you closer to the maker Allah. The origins of the Hajj date back to 2,000 B.C. when Ishmael, the infant son of the prophet Ibrahim and his wife Hager were stranded in the desert. With Ishmael close to death from thirst, Hager ran back and forth between the hills of Safa and Marwa looking for water until the angel Jibril (Gabriel) touched down to earth and created a spring of fresh water for the baby, known as the Well of Zamzam. Hajj begins from this instance. Many of these running rituals of Hager are rein acted by worshippers once you are there.
The journey almost always requires an expert to guide and to direct in the correct direction. When you go with a group you will know exactly what you are doing and were you will be going next. The guide will be priceless especially for most it’s a once in a life time opportunity. If you search 2014 cheapest umrah hajj packages you can see that a lot of yours are available but as we know the experience is so important that choosing the correct Agency is a must. Ahmed Tours have been pioneering this industry for the past 30 years now.
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