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CLIP 3258

Hajj - day one

Hajj - day one

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Key Info
  • Hajj - day one
  • Duration: 03:44
  • A description of how the Prophet Muhammad cleared the Ka'aba of idols and instituted the worship of Allah in Makkah. It describes the ritual of tawaf - the circumambulation (the act of moving around a sacred object) around the Ka'aba seven times - and the practice of touching the black stone. It includes a comment from a pilgrim as to the unity of pilgrims on Hajj. It goes on to explain the practice of sa'y - the running between the hills of Al-Safa and Al-Marwah, following the events in the life of Hagar and Ismail. A British pilgrim describes the effect of drinking from the well of Zamzam. Clip 03259 continues The pilgrimage continues in Clip 03259
  • Credits: ITN Source
  • Subject:

    Religious Education



  • Keywords: Ka'aba, Kabah, Kaaba, worship, Allah, Makkah, Mecca, black stone, Islam, Muslim, mountains, water, tawaf, sa'y, Al-Safa, Al-Marwah, Ismail, Ibrahim, Hagar, ritual
Ideas for use in class
  • The Hajj rituals mirror the actions of the Prophet Muhammad and, on day one, those of Hagar. What particular benefits might pilgrims gain from following in their footsteps? Both pilgrims talk about profound effects from carrying out these rituals. What difference might it make if Hajj did not include such rituals but was simply a visit to Makkah to see the birthplace of Islam?
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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