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102-Year-Old Thai Pilgrim and 101-Year-Old Female Indian Pilgrim Arrives Travels for Hajj


Hajj consists of several ceremonies, which are meant to symbolize the essential concepts of the Islamic faith, and to commemorate the trials of Prophet Abraham and his family.

Every able-bodied adult Muslim who can financially afford the trip must perform Hajj at least once in a lifetime.

This year Hajj  will commence on Friday, 9th of August 2019 and will continue till Wednesday, 14th of August 2019; in the evening time.

It has been reported by Pattaya Mail on July 29 that a 102-year-old Muslim woman from Thepha District, Songkla, Thailand has arrived Makkah for hajj, becoming the oldest pilgrim at the 2019 Hajj season,
Noh Lanai expressed happily, “I had intended to make the Hajj pilgrimage for several years, but always missed the opportunity.”

”Today, I have the chance to complete a Muslim duty by performing the Hajj pilgrimage in the holy land of Islam.”

The Muslim woman has traveled with her son from Madinah to Makkah. However, as the Hajj approaches, she has been advised to use a wheelchair to conserve her energy for the physically-demanding rituals.

In preparation for the Hajj, not only did Lanai attend a Hajj panel discussion, but she also trained her body by exercising every day.

“Now, my mind and body are ready for the pilgrimage. I wish for those, who haven’t yet had the chance to go on the Hajj pilgrimage, to keep praying so that one day they can fulfill their wish to be here,” Lanai hopes.

In Another Saudi Gazette report, after decades of yearning to Hajj, an elderly 101-year-old Indian Muslim woman has arrived Madinah to perform the life-time journey of Hajj,

The woman, Attaar Bibi Hussain Baamar, is the oldest in Indian pilgrims this year.

Baamar had a special reception at Prince Mohammad Bin Abdul Aziz airport in Madinah where her flight landed.

The centenarian pilgrim came to Hajj accompanying her 60-year-old son and a daughter.

Muslims from around the world pour to Makkah every year to perform Hajj, one of the five pillars of Islam.

It is highly recommended for elderly people to take a medical hand out for their health conditions; especially if they take life saving medications. Also youth are urged to offer help to elderly people during Hajj rituals.

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