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Unformatted text preview: is about ten kilometers from Mecca, he must dress in Ihram clothing , which consists of two white seamless sheets. Rituals of the Hajj include walking seven times around the Kaaba, touching the black stone if possible, walking or running seven times between Mount Safa and Mount Marwah , and symbolically stoning the Devil in Mina . The pilgrim, or the hajji , is honored in his or her community, although Islamic teachers say that the Hajj should be an expression of devotion to God instead of a means to gain social standing. The easiest would be the Salah because anyone could pray at certain times during a given day. Many people already do this and it seems to be the least likely thing that will take a toll on your body. The most difficult would have to be the fasting in Sawm ritual going without food for a month seem a little extreme to me. It must be difficult to change your eating habits for eating daily to not eating almost nothing for a month....
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2011 for the course CJS 101 taught by Professor Babalo during the Spring '11 term at Averett Unversity.
- Spring '11