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Published 17:49 IST, June 10th 2024

What’s Hajj, the Islamic Pilgrimage, and Why Is It Significant for Muslims?

Hajj is one of the Five Pillars of Islam, in addition to the profession of faith, prayer, almsgiving and fasting.

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Water mist is sprayed on Muslim pilgrims as they pray on the rocky hill known as the Mountain of Mercy, on the Plain of Arafat, during the annual Hajj pilgrimage, near the holy city of Mecca on June 27, 2023.
Water mist is sprayed on Muslim pilgrims as they pray on the Mountain of Mercy, on the Plain of Arafat, during the annual Hajj pilgrimage, near Mecca on June 27, 2023. | Image: (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)
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