Deepen Your Hajj Knowledge With These 10 Shows

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بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيْمِ

In the name of God, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

Zulhijjah, the sacred month in the Islamic calendar, holds immense significance for Muslims around the world. It is during this time that the Hajj pilgrimage takes place, a journey of faith and devotion that every Muslim aspires to undertake at least once in their lifetime, to fulfill the fifth pillar of their deen. Hajj is not only a physical journey but a spiritual experience that cleanses the soul and renews one’s faith.

While it may not be our turn to perform Hajj yet, we can always seek ways to learn more about it and mentally prepare ourselves for when the time comes. Watching these insightful shows can help us understand the significance and history behind each ritual and the spiritual mindset required for this journey. By familiarizing ourselves with the pilgrimage through these documentaries and films, we can cultivate a deeper connection and readiness for our own Hajj experience in the future. Moreover, these shows are great alternatives compared to mainstream media, as it caters greatly to our deen. 

Let’s set an intention this month to tune in to meaningful content that enriches our knowledge and spirituality, allowing us to spend our time more productively and in a manner that aligns with our values. Whether you are watching alone, with family, or with friends, these programs can spark insightful conversations and reflections about the importance of Hajj and the lessons it imparts.

The Days of Hajj

1. Days of Hajj

In this in-depth documentary, Muslims from all cultures, ethnicities, and races make their way to perform Hajj. The show captures the essence of each day, from the arrival of the pilgrims to the culmination of their spiritual journey. Follow along as they witness the sacred sites of Mecca, Medina and the Kaaba. Through stunning visuals and heartfelt narratives, viewers can witness the profound impact Hajj has on millions of Muslims worldwide. 

Hajj in times of pandemic

2. Hajj in the Times of Pandemics

The global pandemic brought unprecedented changes to many aspects of life, including the Hajj pilgrimage. “Hajj in the Times of Pandemics” explores how the pilgrimage adapted to these challenging times. This insightful documentary showcases the resilience and faith of pilgrims who managed to fulfill their religious duties amidst restrictions and safety protocols.

Journey To Mecca

3. Journey to Mecca

Journey to Mecca” is a visually spectacular film that chronicles the incredible journey of Ibn Battuta, one of history’s greatest travelers, as he embarks on his first pilgrimage to Mecca. This cinematic masterpiece not only touches on the physical challenges of the journey, but also highlights the spiritual growth and enlightenment that come with it.

Labayk Allahuma, Labayk

4. Labayk Allahuma Labayk

This emotionally charged documentary follows the stories of pilgrims from various backgrounds as they respond to the call of Allah. “Labayk Allahuma Labayk” (“Here I am, O Allah, here I am”) offers a personal glimpse into the hopes, dreams, and prayers of those undertaking the Hajj pilgrimage.

Guests of The Merciful on Qalbox

5. Guests of the Merciful

Guests of the Merciful” brings to light the hospitality and organization behind the scenes in accommodating millions of pilgrims each year. This show reveals the immense efforts and dedication of those who serve the guests of Allah, ensuring their journey is safe, comfortable, and spiritually fulfilling.

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6. Children of Hope

In “Children of Hope,” we follow the journey of young pilgrims experiencing Hajj for the first time. Their innocence and pure faith provide a unique perspective on the pilgrimage, reminding us of the importance of passing down religious traditions to future generations.

TheMeccaClockTower HD Deepen Your Hajj Knowledge With These 10 Shows

7. The Mecca Clock Tower

The Mecca Clock Tower” explores one of the most iconic landmarks in Mecca. This documentary delves into the architectural marvel and the significance of the clock tower in guiding millions of pilgrims. It also highlights the technological advancements that assist in the smooth operations of the Hajj pilgrimage.

OneDayInTheHaram HD Deepen Your Hajj Knowledge With These 10 Shows

8. One Day in the Haram

One Day in the Haram” offers an unprecedented look at the daily operations inside the Haram, the grand mosque in Mecca. This documentary captures the dedication and devotion of the workers who ensure the mosque is ready for worshippers at all times, providing a unique behind-the-scenes perspective of the holiest site in Islam.

Islam For Kids

9. Islam For Kids (Episode 1)

Specially for young viewers, “Islam For Kids” simplifies complex Islamic concepts into engaging and easy-to-understand content. Episode 1 is an excellent introduction to the basics of Islam, laying a healthy foundation for young Muslims to appreciate and understand the significance of Hajj.

SOTP ibrahim HD Deepen Your Hajj Knowledge With These 10 Shows

10. Story of the Prophets: Ibrahim

Story of the Prophets: Ibrahim” is another great choice for children, narrating the story of Prophet Ibrahim (AS) and his unwavering faith. This episode is particularly relevant during Zulhijjah as it ties into the rituals of Hajj and the history behind them, making it both educational and inspirational for young minds.

This Zulhijjah, enrich your knowledge and spiritual experience by exploring these insightful and captivating shows on Qalbox. Each title offers a unique perspective on the Hajj pilgrimage, bringing you closer to the heart of this sacred journey. Enjoy a spiritually uplifting viewing experience with your family and deepen your connection to this cherished pillar of Islam. Additionally, the Muslim Pro App offers useful resources and guides related to Hajj, further aiding in your understanding and preparation for this profound spiritual journey.

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About The Author

Nurul Mimsy

Nurul is from the Muslim Pro team based in Singapore. As the editor of the Muslim Pro Blog, she is dedicated to ensuring that our content is accessible to many. With a passion for halal food and Muslim-friendly travel experiences, she enjoys being a travel blogger and content creator in her free time. Her commitment to excellence and inclusivity drives her work as she strives to connect and empower individuals within the global Muslim community.

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