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Noun1.haj - the fifth pillar of Islam is a pilgrimage to Mecca during the month of Dhu al-Hijjahaj - the fifth pillar of Islam is a pilgrimage to Mecca during the month of Dhu al-Hijja; at least once in a lifetime a Muslim is expected to make a religious journey to Mecca and the Kaaba; "for a Muslim the hajj is the ultimate act of worship"
pilgrimage, pilgrim's journey - a journey to a sacred place
pillar of Islam - (Islam) one of the five religious obligations accepted by all Muslims
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He dipped his hand into the dish with that great trader when Mahbub and a few co-religionists were invited to a big Haj dinner.
Muslim pilgrims gather on the plains of Arafat during the annual haj pilgrimage, outside the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
New Delhi [India], Nov 21 ( ANI ): Union Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi clarified that no changes have been made in the Haj Act or the Haj policy by the government.
It has not increased the Haj charges, while the period of Haj has been reduced by 10 days.
The Omani Haj mission will return to the Sultanate tomorrow after ensuring a safe return of all Omani Hajis from the sacred lands.
PIA will bring back more than 68,000 pilgrims through Haj and regular flights from Jeddah and Madina to Islamabad, Lahore, Peshawar, Karachi, Sialkot, Multan and Faisalabad stations.
New Delhi [India], June 30 ( ANI ): Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has said that a record number of Muslims, including a large number of women, will be going to Haj this year even after the subsidy has ended.
The pilgrims tend to leave on the 6th or 7th of the Islamic month of Dhul Haj and return on the 13th or 14th, the operators said.
Around two million Muslims from all over the world gathered in Makkah to perform their religious obligation, Haj, the fifth pillar of Islam.
While making the announcement of Haj 2018 at Haj House, Naqvi said that this time, the Central Government has announced Haj process one month before in comparison to the last year.