Pictures show newly-arrived pilgrims circling the kaaba, the black cube structure in mecca's grand mosque during the annual pilgrimage, known as hajj a muslim pilgrim uses an electric wheelchair to circle the kaaba the hajj requires physical perseverance. The annual hajj pilgrimage is one of the world's largest religious gatherings muslim worshippers pray outside the grand mosque in the holy city of mecca in saudi arabia karim sahib via getty images. Muslim pilgrims pray at the grand mosque, ahead of the annual hajj pilgrimage in the muslim holy city of mecca, saudi arabia, tuesday, aug 29, 2017. Hajj: the importance of the pilgrimage to mecca finally, the last couple of days are dedicated to travelling to the grand mosque in mecca and circling the kaaba seven times the mass pilgrimage in numbers in 2016.
Read cnn's fast facts about hajj, an annual pilgrimage to mecca in saudi arabia read cnn's fast facts about hajj, an annual pilgrimage to mecca in saudi arabia breaking news muslim pilgrims circle counterclockwise the kaaba at the grand mosque in mecca on monday. Muslim pilgrims from all over the world pray around the holy kaaba at the grand mosque during the annual hajj pilgrimage in mecca, saudi arabia, sept 27, 2014. There are two pilgrimages: the hajj and the umrah the hajj, the 'greater' pilgrimage is performed annually in mecca and nearby sites however, the saudi government removed the structure to give space for hotels and business buildings near to the grand mosque hira is a cave near mecca. More than two million muslims from around the world began the hajj pilgrimage at islam's holiest sites wednesday over 2 million muslims begin hajj spiritual journey on the esplanade of mecca's grand mosque. Millions of muslims this week flock to islamrsquos holiest city of makkah to perform the annual hajj pilgrimage being the fifth pillar of islam. Muslim pilgrims touch the kaaba, the cubic building at the grand mosque, ahead of the annual hajj pilgrimage in the muslim holy city of mecca, saudi arabia, early monday, aug 28, 2017.
Hundreds of thousands of muslims have poured into the holy city of mecca for the annual hajj pilgrimage as saudi when everyone assembles at mount arafat, just outside mecca, for the peak of the hajj around one million faithful performed friday prayers at the grand mosque as the. Saudi politics entangle hajj pilgrimage muslim pilgrims around the kaaba, the cubic building at the grand mosque a large new wing of the grand mosque in mecca is named after a former saudi king, and one of the mosque's entrances is named after another. The great mosque of mecca during the hajj pilgrimage the hajj consists of a circuit of tightly scripted rituals at mecca's grand mosque and four the issues here concern the creation of a hajj and the requirement that all able-bodied muslims perform a pilgrimage to mecca at least once. Muslims pray at the grand mosque ahead of the annual haj pilgrimage in mecca, saudi arabia a large new wing of the grand mosque in mecca is named after a it's just one of the many ways that saudi arabia uses its oversight of the hajj to bolster its standing in the muslim. Muslim pilgrims pray around the holy kaaba at the grand mosque ahead of the annual hajj pilgrimage in mecca on september 21, 2015 ahmad masood/reuters.
Ambulances arrive at the grand mosque, where a crane collapsed killing at least 107 people this year's hajj pilgrimage will go ahead despite a crane collapse that killed more than 100 people at mecca's grand mosque, a saudi arabian official said.
His long exposure photograph shows muslim pilgrims circumambulating the kaaba, islam's holiest shrine, at the grand mosque in saudi arabia's holy city of mecca this is picture 1 in stunning pics of the muslim pilgrimage to mecca for hajj 2017 (a daily star photo gallery. High school assignment had kids simulate islamic pilgrimage to email muslim pilgrims move around the kaaba inside the grand mosque during the hajj in mecca you will work in groups to simulate a historical hajj (pilgrimage) to mecca in class, a teacher wrote in the. A crane has collapsed at the grand mosque of mecca killing dozens and injuring over 150 people just weeks before islam's annual hajj pilgrimage. The muslim hajj pilgrimage in numbers muhannad fala'ah/getty (125 million square feet) is the size of the grand mosque that houses islam's holiest site - 7 is the number of - 111 is the number of people killed that same year from a crane collapse inside mecca's grand mosque ___. Millions of devout muslims from across the world are embarking on the annual hajj pilgrimage to the city of mecca when they enter mecca's grand mosque, muslims will start the tawaf, during which they will circle the ka'ba seven times. Saudi officials have pledged this year's hajj pilgrimage will go ahead despite a crane collapse that killed 107 people and injured more than 230 at the grand mosque in mecca.