Get to Important Islamic Sites with Umrah Package Dealsby Safeena Rahman Travel Addict
past, many of the Muslims living in different parts of the world dreamt of
performing their Umrah but kept postponing their plans of performing the
pilgrimage due to the lack of adequate finances. However, many tour operators
have come up in various corners of the globe in recent times and this has
certainly brought down the costs of performing the pilgrimage to a great
extent. Today, the prospective pilgrims can make comparisons between the
overall costs offered by different tour operators on the packages for Umrah and
choose the one being offered at the lowest price.
package deals released by some of the tour operators from time to time allow
the prospective pilgrims to have greater savings upon booking one of the best
packages provided under such offers. The best way to get notified about such
deals is to sign up for alerts on the websites of the tour operators. After
getting registered on their sites, the prospective pilgrims would get alerts in
the form of text messages or emails about the offers as and when they are
released. Upon booking any of the packages specified under these deals, they
would get a significant amount of savings that can be utilised during their
time spent in Makkah while visiting the most important Islamic sites.
One of them
is Mount Abu Qubays, which is located on Makkah's eastern frontier. It is
considered as a sacred mountain and is believed to have been called 'Al Amin'
during the times when pagan Arabs lived in this part of Saudi Arabia. According
to one of the legends, this mountain was the place where the first of men
stayed until their death. The Islamic tradition states that Prophet Muhammad
(peace be upon him) had shown pagans the miracle of the splitting of the moon.
sacred place that can be visited with the help of Umrah package deals
is Masjid al-Jinn, which literally translates as 'Mosque of the Jinn'. It is
considered to be one of Makkah's oldest mosques and is also among the most
important ones in the holy city. The word 'jinn' refers to genies that are
supernatural creatures according to the Islamic tradition. Masjid al-Jinn has
been built at the spot where a group of jinn had once assembled to hear Prophet
Muhammad (peace be upon him) recite a portion of the Holy Quran. They later met
the prophet and embraced Islam.
Many of the
pilgrims never miss visiting Mount Arafat, which is a mountain situated in
Saudi Arabia's Hejaz region in the plain of Arafat. This mountain is also
called Jabal al-Rahmah, which translates as 'Mountain of Mercy'. It is the
place where Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) had delivered the famous
'Farewell Sermon'. Many Muslims also believe that it is the place where the
first prophet Adam (peace be upon him) was forgiven by Allah for his sin after
the fall from heaven. A pillar has also been erected at the spot where this
event is believed to have taken place.
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