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Hajj (حج)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Hajj (حج) is the pilgrimage to Makkah and one of the five pillars of Islam. The pilgrimage occurs during the 12th month of the Islamic calendar. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Calendar Event
Hajj (حج)
Quranic Concept
CategoryCalendar Event

Hajj is referred to in verse (2:158) of chapter (2) sūrat l-baqarah (The Cow):

Sahih International: Indeed, as-safa and al-Marwah are among the symbols of Allah. So whoever makes Hajj to the House or performs 'umrah - there is no blame upon him for walking between them. And whoever volunteers good - then indeed, Allah is appreciative and Knowing.

Visual Concept Map

The map below shows the part of the visual ontology for this concept. You can click on other concepts in the map for related information:

ArrowCalendar EventCoat of MailDawnFridayHajjKnifeLampNight of DecreeRamadanSabbathUmraAl-Jahiliyah

Concept map for Hajj. Related concepts are highlighted in blue.

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept hajj:

(instance hajj calendar-event)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (8 occurances)
  • Hajj - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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