Reflections on the Hajj – Establishing A Muslim’s Center

Kaba and tawaf

By Susan Carland If you want to know what matters most to you, observe what first comes to mind when you wake up. What is that one issue that keeps swirling through your mind day after day – that one matter your thoughts can’t help gravitating around? As I sat outside with a friend in [Read More...]

Call for Submissions – Send Us Your Reflections on Dhul Hijjah, Hajj and Eid ul Adha

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The first nine days of Dhul Hijjah (the ninth month in the Muslim calendar) are upon us, a most blessed time leading up to the annual Hajj pilgrimage. Millions are converging in Makkah and its surrounding areas for the pilgrimage. For other Muslims worldwide, these days are blessed as well, with promises of multiplied rewards [Read More...]

My Hajj Reflections – The Greatest Jihad

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By Davi Barker Davi Barker, who writes at The Muslim Agorist and for other publications, recently returned from his Hajj pilgrimage. Altmuslim is featuring a few of his reflections this week, as Barker settles back into his post-Hajj life. Earlier this month I returned home from Hajj, the Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca. They say the [Read More...]

Reflections from My Hajj – The Ka’ba Versus the Saudi Regime

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Davi Barker, who writes at The Muslim Agorist and for other publications, recently returned from his Hajj pilgrimage. Altmuslim is featuring a few of his reflections this week, as Barker settles back into his post-Hajj life. By Davi Barker I just returned home from Hajj, the Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca. They say the sign of a successful [Read More...]

Reflections from My Hajj – Activists, Advocates, Quietists

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By Davi Barker Davi Barker, who writes at The Muslim Agorist and for other publications, recently returned from his Hajj pilgrimage. Altmuslim will be featuring a few of his reflections this week, as Barker settles back into his post-Hajj life. I recently returned home from Hajj, the Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, and I’ve been thinking [Read More...]

Comedian-Writer Aman Ali Reflects on His Hajj Journey

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Comedian/writer and co-founder of the “30 Mosques in 30 Days” project Aman Ali  just completed his Hajj pilgrimage with his mother. He posted the following poignant thoughts as a Facebook status update, which we are sharing here with his permission. This is what the Hajj is all about. By Aman Ali I’m back from Hajj. [Read More...]


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