Green Hajj: how to preserve Islam’s environmental pillars in pilgrimage
By Asmahan Qarjouli
June 23, 2023
Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam and is obligatory for those who are financially and physically capable of performing it.
Millions of Muslims unite annually in Makkah for Hajj, the largest pilgrimage in the world, seeking God’s forgiveness and mercy.
While Hajj is an opportunity for Muslims to remember their creator and undergo a rigorous spiritual cleanse, it is also a chance to look back at Islam’s key values that shape one’s approach towards daily life.