Hajj: lesson powerpoint


These activities enable students to discover Hajj by understanding its origins and why it is so important and significant to Muslims today. Students will also be able to explain the significance of the Ka’bah and its connection to the Islamic prophet Ibrahim (Abraham), as well as how Hajj is performed and the actions pilgrims perform at different sites, including the Ka’bah at Mecca, Mina, Arafat, Muzdalifah.


Key questions

  • What is a pilgrimage?
  • What is Hajj and where did it originate from?
  • How is Hajj performed?
  • What must it feel like to be in the centre of a crowd completing Hajj?
  • What is the significance of Hajj for Muslims today?
  • Why might it be important for Muslims to visit Mecca at least once in their lifetime?

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