pilgrim's journey

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Noun1.pilgrim's journey - a journey to a sacred placepilgrim's journey - a journey to a sacred place    
journey, journeying - the act of traveling from one place to another
hadj, haj, hajj - 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"
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A number of historically significant works of literature have drawn on allegory to describe the pilgrim's journey, especially the transition from some form of darkness to a contrasting state of enlightenment and close communication with the divine.
Speaking with Hotelier Middle East , Ahdab said: "No other hotel was personalising the pilgrim's journey and we found the opportunity to capitalise on that.
Thus, a pilgrim's journey does not end simply with the termination of the rituals that he or she completes.
Again, in the next chapter on Out of the Silent Planet, Daigle-Williamson observes that Ransom's journey "recalls the pilgrim's journey in the Inferno [...] in four ways: parallel details at the beginning of the journey, the significance of the journey, the ongoing demeanor of the pilgrim, and parallel details at the end of the journey" (51).
It was nearly the end of another picture-perfect day spent in awe of the countless historic Biblical landmarks that I continued to encounter all during my weeklong pilgrim's journey throughout blessed Zion.
The fourth edition is Damm's arrangement for ten F horns of the "Pilgrim's Journey and Hunting Music" from Wagner's Tannhduser.
It revolves around three key strands: the pilgrim's journey, with an emphasis on the major routes used across time (from Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East); the Hajj today, its rituals and what the experience means to the pilgrim; and Mecca, the destination of Hajj, its origins and importance.
Singleton suggests that the language of intense fear here echoes other points of crisis in the pilgrim's journey, such as the pilgrim's utter sense of loss before the horror of Lucifer's image (Singleton, 185).
In its heyday, this would certainly have been a highpoint on any pilgrim's journey, but today it is has a post apocalyptic feel, and its demise another stain on Turkey's legacy.
The exhibition will examine the pilgrim's journey, the rituals and the destination of Mecca.
The exhibition will examine the pilgrim's journey through the desert, the rituals and the destination of Mecca.
Although divine grace intervenes to assist along the pilgrim's journey, Bunyan's allegory illustrates both proviclential involvement along with Christian's efforts to press forward or return to the path.