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Visitors experience of travel to the City of Heaven (Madinah)

Raj, R; Rashid, T


R Raj

T Rashid


In modern society which, by definition is increasingly secular and
culturally motivated, the Hajj is considered the culmination of each Muslim’s
religious duties and aspiration.
Muslims travel to the city of Madinah, after performing the Hajj, as part of
their religious beliefs and not as some may think, as an escape for leisure and
entertainment. The people who go to Madinah feel unanimous in the view that
nothing can quite prepare them for the sheer beauty of the experience and the
overwhelming feeling of humbleness that affects them during the pilgrim of
This paper will begin with the Islamic approach to life of Prophet
Muhammad (PBUH) and explains the principles on which Islamic values for
society are based according to the teachings of Allah (SWT) and the perfect
examples of his PBUH. The paper will explore the personal experience of an
individual participant visiting the city.


Raj, R., & Rashid, T. (2011). Visitors experience of travel to the City of Heaven (Madinah). International Journal of Business and Globalisation, 7(1), 3-13.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Jan 1, 2011
Deposit Date Dec 13, 2011
Journal International Journal of Business and Globalisation
Print ISSN 1753-3627
Publisher Inderscience
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 7
Issue 1
Pages 3-13
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