What happens on a pilgrimage?

Answer Delphi, Cuzco, Lourdes, Bodh Gaya, Assisi, Mecca, Lhasa, Ephesus, Chartres, Mesa Verde. These are a few of hundreds of destinations that annually attract millions of pilgrims, and those seeking a m... Read More »

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What is a pilgrimage to Mecca?

For a billion and a half Muslims, a pilgrimage to Mecca is a religious obligation. Able-bodied Muslims who can afford it are required to join the annual trek at least once in their lives.HistoryCa... Read More »

What is a spiritual pilgrimage?

A spiritual pilgrimage begins with a search for transformation. A pilgrimage is a journey to a place that holds special significance to the pilgrim. The pilgrim hopes to transcend the monotony of d... Read More »

What is a medieval pilgrimage?

A medieval pilgrimage was a trek to a religiously significant site, undertaken as an act of devotion. Pilgrims rarely left the towns in which they were born, making the pilgrimage their chance to s... Read More »

Why do christians go on pilgrimage?

A pilgrimage is a journey, usually in search of something or someone that is deeply meaningful or "sacred" to the pilgrim. There can be both secular and sacred pilgrimages. Christians go on sacred ... Read More »