Difference Between Ritual And Non Ritual Worship

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When the term worship is herd we generally think about devotion to that of a higher power, our creator God. In Islam worship is an indispensable and inseparable part of religion. Ibaadah which is the Islamic word for worship incorporates all that Allah loves and is please with, both in declaration and action. The traditional meaning is "Worship is an all-inclusive term for all that God loves of external and internal sayings and actions of a person." (The Institute of Islamic Information and Education , n.d.). Hence there are two types or forms of worship Ritual and Non-ritual worship. Ritual worship is belief, feeling and acts of devotion which is summaries in The Five Pillars. Non- Ritual worship is any virtuous acts that is encourage in the …show more content…
It is hold in the remembrance of the attempt of prophet Abraham to sacrifice his son Ishmael, which was a test to prove his loyally and duty to God. There are many benefits in preforming the Hajj in this world and afterwards. It benefits Muslims religiously because it is the best way to show obedience and love for Allah. Personally it purifies their souls and they are forgiven for their sins. It brings them closer to Allah because it strengthens their beliefs. It also helps the pilgrim to build endurance, patients and self-restraint. Pilgrimage allow the interaction between the rice and the poor, breaks down social barriers and racism (Khan, 2003). Hajj is seen as one of the greatest deeds for a Muslim, it is a form of jihad which means striving for Allah. All the rituals that are performed in Hajj is a form of jihad. Thus the reward of doing Hajj is …show more content…
This day is known as Yaumut Tarwiyah. The first component is Arrival and preparation (Miqat) which start as soon as the pilgrim reach the shore of Jidda and must conform to the rules before entering Saudi Arabia. They announce their intention (Niyah) of performing the Hajj. The pilgrim must enter a state of Ihram which means purity. The male Ihram garment consists of two white, seamless sheets wrapped around the body and sandals (Religious facts, 2015). This ritual does not only represent the state of holiness they have enter into but is use to eliminate the feeling of unequally between Muslim. Women are also dress in a white hijab with only their face and hands showing (Dawn, 2011).The second component which is tawaf beings as the pilgrim enter Mecca. In encompass of walking around the Kaaba seven times in a counter clock direction, starting from the eastern corner in which the black stone is located and touching and or kissing of the sacred stone in the middle of Harma while reciting the talbiya (Religious facts, 2015). Each circle starts and end at the southern corner of black

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