Hajj

How is hajj different from a holiday?

Hajj is an Arabic word that means pilgrimage. It is the fifth pillar of Islam five pillars. It is a ritual worship. So, it is quite different than a holiday.

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Do Muslims have any holidays?

Answer 1 Yes, two. According to wikipedia: "There are two official holidays in Islam: Eid Al-Fitr, and Eid Al-Adha." Please see the link. Answer 2 Yes, there are mainly two annual and one weekly holidays. Refer to related question below.

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Why do people go to the hajj celebration?

The aims and purposes of Hajj and great and sublime. There follows an outline of some of them: 1 - A sense of connection with the Prophets (peace be upon them) from our father Ibraaheem who built the House, to our Prophet Muhammad the Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him...

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Do you believe that a pilgrimage on hajj is like going on a holiday?

i dont believe that a pilgrimage to hajj is like going on a holiday because a holiday some people are away from religous proceedings.However pilgrimages is better to get closer to god . i done this for my R.E homework.

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