Makkah – then and now

In the late 1880s, the photographer Al Sayyid Abd al Ghaffar carried cumbersome equipment to the desert city of Makkah, capturing scenes of thousands of

The Merit of Pilgrimage (Hajj)

from The Book On The Secrets Of Pilgrimage (Kitab ‘asrar Alhajj) By ‘Abu Hamid Muhammad Alghazali  رَحِمَهُ ٱللَّٰهُ‎ In the name of God, the Beneficent,

Young at Hajj

By Flavia Di Consiglio  25 Oct 2012 Millions of Muslims are taking part in the annual Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca. The Hajj is the fifth pillar