Muslims Perform Sacred Rituals in Mecca, 'Stoning Devil' on Big Hajj Day (Video)

© AFP 2022 / Bandar AldandaniMuslim worshippers perform the evening (Isha) prayers at the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine, at the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca on August 25, 2017, a week prior to the start of the annual Hajj pilgrimage in the holy city
Muslim worshippers perform the evening (Isha) prayers at the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine, at the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca on August 25, 2017, a week prior to the start of the annual Hajj pilgrimage in the holy city   - Sputnik International
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This year, according to various estimates, at least 2.3 million Muslims have come to Saudi Arabia in order to perform the pilgrimage to Mecca, which is one of the Five Pillars of Islam and is required for every believer, who can afford it at least once in their lifetime.

Numerous Muslims travel to the Jamarat bridge in Mecca on the third day of Hajj (known as yawm-ul hajj al-akbar), where they perform a symbolic stoning of the devil.

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