A pilgrimage is undertaken with the objective of achieving purity.
Millions of people each year go on a pilgrimage – whether to Mecca or Jerusalem or
In 2012 when I went on the Haj, the Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca my reason was not as ethereal though. It was more out of a sense of meeting a necessary obligation.
I had attended enough sermons to know that those who perform the Haj come back as pure as a
And on my return as I spoke with others who had been to Kailash or other pilgrimages – and it is interesting how I found with ease such people within my circle – and understood their journeys, I realized that there
40 Days with God
is an attempt, through my own personal experience of Haj, to try and understand that grand design, unravel the method behind the process which makes a pilgrimage – any pilgrimage – a potential tool to achieve purity and peace.
Don’t we all seek that in our wrapped up lives today?