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Muslims gathering in Mecca for Hajj

Posted by linyuer on Nov 16, 2010 7:16:20 PM

beats by dre Muslims from around the globe are gathering in Saudi Arabia to perform  special ceremonies for the       Hajj -- the largest annual pilgrimage in the world.Another new  addition that cannot go unnoticed in Mecca is the world's largest clock,  which sits atop a soaring skyscraper next       to the Grand Mosque.Some 2.5 million pilgrims are expected in Mecca by  Sunday. It is being held dr dre beats amid tight security and with new facilities, including a railway, to  ease the congestion.       The clock entered a three-month trial operation in August, but work is  visibly going on to complete its four sides. The aim is to establish a  Mecca time for Muslims, monster beats like Greenwich Mean Time.Hajj is a demonstration of the solidarity of the Muslim people and their submission       to God. Hajj activities take place during six days (8th-13th) of the Islamic lunar month of Dhul-Hijjah in late November.       The Grand Mosque has a capacity of 700,000 in addition to 180,000 in its monster headphones plaza.Hajj is a       religious duty of every Muslim that must be carried out at least once  in a lifetime by every able-bodied person who could afford to do  so.Millions of pilgrims dressed in white       robes gathered at Mecca's Grand Mosque and took part in the first  Friday prayers before the annual Hajj pilgrimage, which officially  begins on Monday hip hop beats.

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