Religious Holidays Quiz

Handy Religion 2e
ISBN: 9781578593798

When do Muslims make pilgrimage to Mecca and what do they do there?

  • The formal season for the greater pilgrimage is called the Hajj.
  • The journey is required of all Muslims with sufficient health and financial resources.
  • As pilgrims enter a "forbidden zone" that encircles Mecca (called the haram), they put on the plain white wraps.
  • In recent years, annual crowds now number two million or more.

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