Muslim Pilgrims journeys: There are over 2 million Muslims that will be gathering in Mecca for the annual pilgrimage known as Hajj. Mecca is one of the holiest cities, according to Islam.
There are 5 pillars of the Islam religion and Hajj is one of them. This is one of the pillars that Muslims believe reminds them that they are all equal in the eyes of Allah. Hajj also enhances universal relationships among the Muslims from the whole world. This is a journey that every Muslim must undertake at one point or another in their life as long as they are able to. This year is no exceptions and there are so many pilgrims that have taken the journey. We found these stories to be quite inspiring and we had shared with you.
1. This pilgrim who cycled from China.
Mohamed is a committed Muslim, who could not afford to skip Hajj this year, which is why he cycled all the way from China to Saudi. He was received by a local cycling club that is in Taif, in the city of Mecca, where Hajj is performed. He cycled for 5,000 miles from Xinjiang, China to Mecca. The journey took him close to four months, according to the reports from the local news.