Hajj: Time for Muslim Reflection

At The Washington Post, Arsalan Iftikhar profiles this year’s Hajj, or pilgrimage to Mecca, which millions Muslims come from all over the world to make each year. Iftikhar explains that the most basic message of the Hajj is complete equality. People of all backgrounds come together to wear the same clothes and pray the same prayers. “As over 1.57 billion Muslims around the world celebrate the completion of the 2012 pilgrimage in Mecca, let us take a minute to remember those who are less fortunate than us; including an injured Pakistani schoolgirl and millions of innocent civilians in Syria who are dying needlessly around the world,” Iftikhar reflects. 

Read at The Washington Post

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