What can you remember about the Kaaba ?. The 5 th Pillar Hajj –Pilgrimage. Explain 4 reasons why Muslims feel it i s important to go to Mecca. To recognise Hajj as the 5 th pillar of Islam To describe what Muslims do on Hajj To explain what Muslims learn from doing the Hajj.
Mecca is where Abraham built the Kaaba (his “footsteps” can be seen)
The Qu’ran says Abraham was told by the angel to proclaim that everyone should go on pilgrimage to the Kaaba
The Black Stone that was given to Adam & Eve and Abraham by angel, is there
Mecca is where Mohammad was born, lived and preached, so it is special for Muslims
Divide a whole page into 6 boxes Write the arabic word at the top of each box in order of the arrows.
1. You have 4 minutes to read the information on your slip & make notes on what Muslims do at that stage
*Draw a picture for that stage
Allah’s goodness in giving Muslims the Kaaba/ worship of Him
What could Muslims learn from meditating on each part of the Hajj?
Choose 2 of the stages. Explain in detail what Muslims learn from doing this.
(Remember to link it back to that stage/ story to show why you say this. )
Allah will provide
Dedicate yourself to Allah, fresh start
Resist the devil
Suffer for the shame of your sins
TASK: Turn your book on it’s side, take a whole page and draw the following diagram IN PENCIL! Write “Hajj – pilgrimage” in the 5th pillar.
Why is Hajj called a “pillar” of Islam?
Just like Abraham did, Muslims sacrifice a sheep to show their gratefulness to God for all that He gives them. Part of the meat is eaten and part given away the rest of it to the poor.Do you think it is right to sacrifice animals ?