Packed Malls and Road Rage: Hajj Break in Kingdom
ABU MOHAMMED: Many of us on the Hajj break are slaves to our cars, busy transporting our loved ones from beach to mall to play center
Scams and Expense Hitting Mecca Pilgrims in Morocco
THE VIEW FROM FEZ: There has been a marked increase in the number of scams as well as increased cost, two factors hitting religious pilgrims in Morocco
My First Hajj: It’s ‘Your Whole Life In Microcosm’
ABU MOHAMMED: There will always be some little detail from your first Hajj that will stay with you as the years roll by.
The Purpose and Pleasure of Difference
SHELINA ZAHRA JANMOHAMMED:In both the Olympics and pilgrimage, people are put into close proximity with each other, forced to look past difference towards their common goals.
Thoughts of a Pilgrim: Always a Second Chance
SHELINA ZAHRA JANMOHAMED: We don’t have to wait for a life-changing event to give ourselves a second chance.
Hajj Exhibition: ‘Standing in Another’s Shoes’
SHELINA ZAHRA JANMOHAMED: A major exhibition in the British Museum is attempting to recreate the experience of Hajj.
Shining a little light on the Meaning of Eid al-Adha
MICH CAFE: As Nada’s sister joins the more than 1,222,474 pilgrims in Mecca (as at October 26), I wish all readers a blessed Eid al-Adha…