ARAFAT, SAUDI ARABIA: Muslim pilgrims attend noon prayers at the NIMIRA mosque in Arafat, outside the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia. Muslim pilgrims journey to Arafat, a revered place in Islam, for the culmination of the Hajj rituals. Mount Arafat, about 70 metres high, is a granite hill to the east of the Holy City of Makkah. http://in.lifestyle.yahoo.com/photos
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DesertRose,,,Al-Masjid an-Nabawī (Arabic: المسجد النبوي), also called the Prophet's Mosque, is a mosque established and originally built by the Islamic prophet Muhammad, situated in the city of Medina. Al-Masjid an-Nabawi was the second mosque built in the history of Islam and is now one of the largest mosques in the world. It is the second-holiest site in Islam, after al-Masjid al-Haram in Mecca.
Hundreds of thousands of Muslim pilgrims make their way to cast stones at a pillar symbolizing the stoning of Satan, in a ritual called "Jamarat," the last rite of the annual hajj, on the first day of Eid al-Adha, in Mina near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia,