Going To The Hajj?? Health Requirements and Recommendations Just Issued For All Hajj Pilgrims Going To The Largest Gathering In The World
- Published on September 12, 2012
- Written by Mike McClain, Senior Web Designer & Site Manager
The Hajj, the annual pilgrimage to Makkah (Mecca), Saudi Arabia — which all adult Muslims who are physically and financially able to do so are obliged to make once in their lifetime — takes place on different dates each year; the 2012 Hajj is expected to take place between 24 and 29 Oct 2012. The Hajj is the largest gathering of its kind in the world. Each year, over 2 million Muslims from around the world gather in Makkah. Umrah is a shorter, non-compulsory pilgrimage for Muslims that can be performed at any time.
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