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Hajj

  • By: Caleb Elfenbein
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

The hajj is one of the largest global events. The annual pilgrimage to Mecca draws millions of Muslims from around the world to gather during the final month of the Muslim calendar, Dhu al-Hijjah, and perform a series of ritual prayers ...

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