5th August 08:00
Kaaba in Mecca is the Centre Point of Muslim World (faith religion holy mosque prayer)
Mecca or Makkah (in full: Makkah al-Mukkaramah; Arabic) is a city in
the Hijaz region of western Saudi Arabia . It is revered as the
holiest site of the Islamic religion, and a pilgrimage to it is
required of all Muslims.The Hajj or Haj is the Pilgrimage to Mecca and
is the fifth of the "Five Pillars of Islam". Any Muslim who can afford
to do so is grateful to make the pilgrimage to Mecca at least once in a
lifetime. A Muslim is a believer in or follower of Islam. The word
Muslim means one who submits and implies complete submission to the
will of God (Allah Almighty). Muslims believe that nature is itself
Islamic, since it follows natural laws placed by Allah Almighty. Thus,
a Muslim strives to submit to God's instructions every step of the way.
The holiest book for Muslims is the Quran, or the 'Koran' in English.
Muslims believe the Arabic Quran as the direct revelation of Allah
Almighty; translations do exist to other languages but are not regarded
as the literal word of God. For Muslims, a pilgrimage to Mecca is
required as one of the Five Pillars of the faith.
Every year about three million gather for the major pilgrimage, or Hajj
..The Hajj or Haj is the Pilgrimage to Mecca and is the fifth of the
"Five Pillars of Islam. The focal point of Mecca is the Kaaba, the
"House of God" believed by Muslims to have been built by Abraham peace
be upon him and his son Ishmael peace be upon him, and which is covered
in a gold-embroidered black fabric. Pilgrims circle the Kaaba seven
times and may also try to touch or kiss its cornerstone, the Black
Stone the Black Stone (called Al-Hajarul Aswad in Arabic). The
importance of Mecca for Muslims is inestimable. A Muslim is a believer
in or follower of Islam. The direction of prayer is known as the Qibla.
The Kaaba or Kaaba, in the mosque known as Masjid al Haram in Mecca
(Makkah), is one of the holy places of Islam.
Some have identified Mecca with an ancient city called Bakkah, a place
mentioned in surah 3:95 of the Quran. It is said to be the site of the
first mosque, and therefore it is by some identified with the city of