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Saudi security forces monitor annual hajj pilgrimage in Mecca

Saudi security forces monitor the holy sites in Mecca during the annual hajj pilgrimage with cameras distributed in main areas of the holy city. The first group of pilgrims arrive today at the Grande Mosque of Mecca to perform the welcoming Tawaf (circling of the Kaaba) during the second downsized hajj staged amid the coronavirus […]

Hasidic pilgrimage worries Hungarian villagers under COVID strain

About a thousand Hasidic Jews from around the world made a pilgrimage to a small northern Hungarian village on Thursday, but their presence has made some locals nervous as Hungary fights a third, destructive wave of the pandemic. The village of Bodrogkeresztur has recently become a pilgrimage site for Hasidic Jews to commemorate a rabbi […]

Iranian miniature, pilgrimage, ritual, and stringed instrument closer to UNESCO tags

TEHRAN – UNESCO will soon be investigating the possible inscription of four Iranian elements, including the art of miniature and the ancient Mehregan Festival, on the world heritage list. Final decisions will be reached at the 15th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, deputy tourism minister Mohammad-Hassan Talebian […]

Tens of thousands mark Shi’ite Arbaeen pilgrimage in Iraq amid COVID fears

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Bhutan’s Burning Lake, Place of Legend and Pilgrimage

Bhutan’s sacred Burning Lake (known also as Membartsho or Mebar Tsho), in the Tang Valley, gets its name from a legend involving Pema Lingpa (or Padma Lingpa), a renowned Bhutanese saint. Today, the Burning Lake is not only visited by pilgrims, but also by tourists. In previous years, mishaps have occurred at the site, resulting […]

Mayor of Haredi settlement flies to Uman pilgrimage as residents prepare for full lockdown

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How an annual religious pilgrimage created a year-round Jewish community in Uman, Ukraine

(JTA) — Before deciding to stay permanently, Chaim Chazin would visit the small city of Uman, Ukraine, every year around Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year. For Chazin, a religiously observant music producer from Israel, the brief annual visits were energizing spiritual experiences away from money troubles back home. “There’s a feeling of holiness in […]

A Pilgrimage of Thought: The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri

The most widely read work of Florentine politician and writer Dante Alighieri, the Divine Comedy dictates a tale of the three realms of the afterlife as believed by the Italians of the Middle Ages. Broken into three parts, Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso are individual cantos—defined as a version of an epic poem that is usually sung—that […]

Haredi Orthodox Jews barred from entering Ukraine for annual Uman pilgrimage

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Anti-Netanyahu protests swell yet again, with Hasidic Uman pilgrimage hopefuls joining the crowds

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The anarchic ultra-Orthodox Jews prepared to die for their pilgrimage

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The anarchic ultra-Orthodox Jews prepared to die for their pilgrimage

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How a Hasidic pilgrimage to Ukraine could bring down Israel’s acclaimed COVID czar

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Ukraine temporarily bars foreigners after Israel asks to restrict Uman pilgrimage

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Netanyahu’s coalition whip blasts coronavirus czar over Ukraine pilgrimage

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Netanyahu’s coalition whip blasts coronavirus czar over Ukraine pilgrimage

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Coronavirus Israel live: Ukraine to restrict Jewish pilgrimage upon Israel’s request

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Ukraine to restrict Jewish pilgrimage in response to Israel plea

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Why the Hasidic pilgrimage to Uman must be stopped

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Ukraine blocks entry of foreigners to Uman ahead of Hasidic pilgrimage, citing coronavirus concerns

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Greece: Tinos pilgrimage overshadowed by virus

Greek Orthodox pilgrims have been arriving on the Aegean island of Tinos ahead of an August 15 religious holiday. The annual visit to the island’s renowned Church of the Panagia of Tinos – which houses an icon believed to perform miracles – usually attracts thousands of pilgrims marking the Assumption of the Virgin Mary. The […]

Israel opposes Ukraine pilgrimage over coronavirus fears, but sect vows to follow strict rules

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No New Year pilgrimage to Ukraine for Israeli Jews this year

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Ukraine bans annual Rosh Hashanah pilgrimage to Uman over coronavirus pandemic

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Pilgrimage to heal your soul (Documentary film)

Abydos, the holiest place in Ancient Egypt Many times I walked up the stairway to its majestic temple, but this time, I’m in Abydos for another reason. I’m in the land of Osiris to attend and film an event, so intriguing and unique I couldn’t resist not to go and visually document. The first “House […]

VIDEO: The Catholic Restoration – Chartres Pilgrimage 2018

With the veil’s fabric tested by scientists in modern times and its movement meticulously tracked by historians down through the ages, there can be little doubt as to its authenticity. Chartres’s crypt—the first cathedral- was expanded specifically as a reliquary for the veil of the Mother of God. But atypically, there are no graves in that crypt—no tombs, no […]

The Big Picture – Homeland Security Facebook,’ the Great American Pilgrimage & 2017 Year in Review

The Big Picture – Homeland Security Facebook,’ the Great American Pilgrimage & 2017 Year in Review By The Big Pictureyoutube.com Smile for the camera. The Department of Homeland Security started scanning travellers faces leaving the country at major airports. The new policy leaves more questions about privacy and invasiveness than a sense of security for […]

Iran top general hails good security in Arabaeen pilgrimage despite plots

Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a ceremony held Thursday to highlight Iranian armed forces’ contribution to the security during the Arbaeen pilgrimage, Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri thanked Iraqi officials for providing various services to the pilgrims during the religious rituals. Saying that many attempts were made during this year’s Arbaeen pilgrimage to […]

Photos: Arbaeen Pilgrimage: Religious trek to Karbala

Tasnim – The annual congregation of Shia Muslims in commemoration of Arbaeen, the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (AS), is reaching its climax as millions of pedestrians walk to the Iraqi city of Karbala, which hosts the shrine of the revered imam.     Source Article from http://theiranproject.com/blog/2017/11/05/photos-arbaeen-pilgrimage-religious-trek-karbala/ 00

Iran, Iraq weigh plans to facilitate Arbaeen pilgrimage

Tasnim – Officials from Iran and Iraq explored avenues in a meeting in Tehran to simplify travel for the many Iranian pilgrims going to the Arab country every year on Arbaeen, a major Shiite occasion marking the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussain (AS). In a meeting at Iran’s Interior Ministry on […]

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