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"Hajj Diaries: my arrival in Saudi Arabia and the question of hardship" article image
Hajj Diaries: my arrival in Saudi Arabia and the question of hardship
In the second instalment in Lonely Planet writer Tharik Hussain’s Hajj diaries, he guides us through his family’s experience as they leave England for Saudi Arabia and start to prepare for his first performance of this ancient Islamic ritual. You can read the first instalment of Tharik’s Hajj diaries here to learn how his invitation to the Hajj came about in 2019 and what made him decide this was the year he wanted to take part.
"Facing Mecca: a guide to the Hajj by Tharik Hussain" article image
Facing Mecca: a guide to the Hajj by Tharik Hussain
In the first of a series of posts documenting his attendance of the Hajj in 2019, Lonely Planet writer Tharik Hussain documents his experience from the initial invitation and his feelings about it, to the experience of the Hajj itself and how he finds returning to his home in the UK afterwards. Read on for a unique insight into one of the most famous pilgrimages in the world that unites Muslims of every ethnic group, social status and culture in Mecca annually.
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