What is the Hajj clothing called?

What is the Hajj clothing called?

Ihram
Ihram is typically worn during Dhu al-Hijjah, the last month in the Islamic calendar. Ihram is also a state which a pilgrim is in during the Hajj pilgrimage. Before entering Ihram, they bathe, trim their nails and hair, make wudu (cleansing ritual), and pronounce a formal intention to perform Hajj.

What is the Hajj and why is it taken?

In Islamic terminology, Hajj is a pilgrimage made to the Kaaba, the “House of God”, in the sacred city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia. The Hajj is a demonstration of the solidarity of the Muslim people, and their submission to God (Allah).

What is the purpose of Hajj?

The hajj is a pillar of Islam, required of all Muslims once in a lifetime. It is a physically demanding journey that Muslims believe offers a chance to wipe clean past sins and start anew before God. Pilgrims seek to deepen their faith on the hajj, with some women adopting the head covering known as the “hijab.”

What do you need for Hajj?

Spiritual supplies