The month of Dhul Hijjah (the twelfth and final month of the Islamic calendar) is nearing. This is the time when Muslims around the world will make the sacred, annual pilgrimage to the Holy Land of Makkah and Medina. This pilgrimage is called Hajj.
Those making this pilgrimage would have prepared mentally and physically long before making this trip. The Hajj is both a mental, spiritual and physical activity. Hence its reward is extremely great and in that, it is only required for one to make this trip at least one time in their life. Delina Partadiredja, Co-founder of aMuslima gives us her top tips on what we can do to best prepare for Hajj.