- Posted November 6, 2011 by
Menah, Saudi Arabia
This iReport is part of an assignment:
Going on Hajj?
Throwing stones in Jamarat
Regarding this part of Hajj, he explains: 'The purpose of any act of worship in general is making [remembrance of Allah]. And the spirituality behind throwing the stones is, first of all the pleasure and happiness of obeying the commands of Allah, and following the footsteps of our beloved prophet Abraham and imitating his act.
'To other people it might represent stoning Satan. That's why we see many people furious while throwing the stones and calling the [pillar] names [...]'
- elchueco, CNN iReport producer
What a great feeling following the tradition of Prophet Muhammad, and throwing 7 stones in the morning of the NAHR day...