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hajj  Term Image (Ḥajj) Script Image
(Language:  Arabic)
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Short Description: The rite of pilgrimage to Mecca
Long Description: The rite of pilgrimage to Mecca; the fifth of the "five pillars" of Islam. It is required that all Muslims perform this rite once in their life, so long as they possess the health and wealth to complete the journey.
Source(s): Islam, Fundamentalism, and the Betrayal of Tradition, edited by Dr. Joseph Lumbard
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Provided By: Dictionary of Spiritual Terms