Hajj is an obligation to every single Muslim, once in their lifetime, but only to those who can afford it. It is performed between the 8th and 12th of Dhul-Hijjah. Hajj, which according to the Islamic calendar is the 12th month of the Islamic year.Hajj is whole practice, in which you not only remember Allah but also learn a lot. You get to learn the different experiences during Hajj, which are also helpful in your everyday life and you become more close to Allah.
Steps of the Hajj are wearing Ahram, which itself shows that Muslims are one before Allah. After that Muslims do tawaf of the KAABA, and after that Muslims walk seven times between the safah and Marwah. Then at Jamarat, they throw stones at the different devils and perform the sacrifice of the animal after that. Following are the learning’s you can have after performing the Hajj.
Hajj is a perfect example of brotherhood and unity:
All the Muslims who perform the hajj they come from different countries of the world. Together they perform all the steps of the Haj. Muslims get to learn, that as they are performing them for the sake of Allah in harmony, they are also one nation in their real life as well. They help each other during hajj, develop affection and friendships with other Muslims and learn that all Muslims are brothers and sisters. Allah also wants them to stay one and united, as they are one during Hajj.
Hajj reinforces unity among Muslims:
As in hajj all Muslims remain together and perform all the steps in harmony, it enhances the characteristic of togetherness among Muslims. Muslims forget that they are from different countries or castes. They discover that all Muslim nation is united and one. It further enhances and increases the sense of the closeness among and within all Muslims who perform Hajj.
Hajj teaches tolerance and endurance:
Hajj increases the tolerance and endurance level of all Muslims. Muslims have to wear the same white Ahram and become equal before Allah. Also, Muslims are not allowed to fight or argue or misbehave with each other during performing Hajj. They have to control negative emotions and feelings. increases the sense of calmness and tolerance. They learn to tolerate and manage things more calmly and deeply.
Hajj refrains yourself from temptations and evil:
During the Hajj, fighting with other Muslims is haram. They learn to control their negative feelings and evil thoughts. It also helps Muslims in controlling their evil desires in their normal life as well. They become more emotionally strong and resistant.
Hajj teaches to sacrifice for others:
As during Hajj, Muslims learn compassion and affection for each other, they develop the feeling of brotherhood for each other as well. They learn how they have to remain in harmony with their Muslim brothers. It also teaches them to compromise and sacrifice for each other. They learn to make compromises for the sake of betterment of not only for themselves but also for the others.