Hajj (2:196)

Hajj and `Umrah Pilgrimage*
[2:196] You shall observe the complete rites of Hajj and`Umrah for GOD. If you are prevented, you shall send an offering, and do not resume cutting your hair until your offering has reached its destination. If you are ill, or suffering a head injury (and you must cut your hair), you shall expiate by fasting, or giving to charity, or some other form of worship. During the normal Hajj, if you break the state of Ihraam (sanctity) between `Umrah and Hajj, you shall expiate by offering an animal sacrifice. If you cannot afford it, you shall fast three days during Hajj and seven when you return home – this completes ten – provided you do not live at the Sacred Masjid. You shall observe GOD, and know that GOD is strict in enforcing retribution. 

Discovery Channel Mecca:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BzMl57M54KE

Hajj (start 2min 20sec)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7q_LcqbvKI

You should go to Hajj with good intentions as you are going to get ever closer to God.

Hajj puts believers in the the mood of giving to charity.

During Hajj a man insisted to give me prayer beads even though I was not poor, all beads that I bought in Hajj broke except for that one.

Best behavior when on Hajj, learned that I need a lot of work to always be appreciative. There is a lot to focus on for both positive and negative at Hajj realized that I have to choose where to put emphasis.

Need to be in a state of Ihram when you go to Hajj and this needs to become second nature.

Malcom Gladwell – Second Nature
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fXGragWF00M

Messenger recommends waiting approximately ten years before going to Hajj.

Malcom Gladwell – 10,000 hour rule (2 min)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XS5EsTc_-2Q

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