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  Pilgrimage Magazine -pilgrimagepress.org
Pilgrimage, founded in 1976, is published three times a year in Crestone, Colorado.
Pilgrimage is a collection of works woven from poetic, philosophical, and artistic threads that honor the search for place, fulfill the need for story, and most importantly, remind us that sometimes it is when we are on the journey that we are most at home.
Pilgrimage Magazine, published three times a year, emphasizes themes of place, spirit, peace and justice, in and beyond the Greater Southwest.
pilgrimagepress.org /index.html   (275 words)

  Pilgrimage - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A pilgrimage is a term primarily used in religion and spirituality of a long journey or search of great moral significance.
The second largest single pilgrimage in the history of Christendom was to the Funeral of Pope John Paul II after his death on April 2, 2005.
Pilgrimage to Mecca – the hajj – is one of the Five Pillars of Islam.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pilgrimage   (1152 words)

Pilgrimages may be defined as journeys made to some place with the purpose of venerating it, or in order to ask there for supernatural aid, or to discharge some religious obligation.
There is evident sign that pilgrimages were losing in popularity, not merely because the charity of many was growing cold, but because of the excessive credulity of the guardians of the shrines, their overwrought insistence on the necessity of pilgrimage-making, and the fact that many who journeyed from shrine to shrine neglected their domestic duties.
But the connexion between the pilgrimages and these plays comes out much more clearly when we realize that the scene of the martyrdom of the saint or some legend concerning one of the miracles was not uncommonly acted before his shrine or during the pilgrimage that was being made to it.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/12085a.htm   (13625 words)

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The earliest surviving descriptions of Christian pilgrims and pilgrimage experiences to the Holy Land is from the 4th century.
Pilgrimage to Mecca - the hajj, is one of the Five Pillars of Islam.
The Most Holy Shrine (the Qiblih), the Blessed House in Baghdad and the venerated House of the Báb in Shihraz are consecrated to pilgrimage, and it is "obligatory" to visit these places.
wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/p/pi/pilgrimage.html   (228 words)

 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Pilgrimage   (Site not responding. Last check: )
And although women are not bound to perform pilgrimage, they are certainly not prohibited to do so.
Pilgrimages were first made to sites connected with the life, birth and crucifixion of Jesus.
Famous medieval pilgrimage, the Way of St James, to the shrine of Saint James.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Pilgrimage   (1224 words)

 Welcome | Pilgrimage
Pilgrimage is the longest running event of its kind in North America.
Its an event where artists gather to celebrate the digital medium as a mode of creative self-expression -- the 'demo' part of a demo party.
Webster's Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary defines pilgrimage as "a journey to a sacred shrine or place" and for devotees of computer graphics This Is The Place!
pilgrimage.scene.org   (212 words)

 PBS - Islam: Empire of Faith - Faith - Pilgrimage
The ceremonies of the pilgrimage are associated with the prophet Abraham and center on the Kaaba, which Muslims believe to be the house that Abraham erected for God.
The pilgrimage then moves to Arafat, a plain some 12 miles east of the city, where the ceremonies culminate on the tenth day of the month in the Feast of the Sacrifices.
Although a visit to the Prophet's mosque and gravesite in Medina is not an official part of the pilgrimage, most pilgrims include it in their trip.
www.pbs.org /empires/islam/faithpilgrimage.html   (230 words)

 Hajj - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Hajj (Arabic: حج‎ translit: Ḥajj), (Turkish:Hac) is the Pilgrimage to Mecca in Islam.
Every able-bodied Muslim who can afford to do so is obliged to make the pilgrimage to Mecca at least once in his or her lifetime.
A believer is required to make the pilgrimage at least once in his or her life time.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hajj   (1729 words)

 Bahá'í Pilgrimage to Israel   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It is argued that pilgrimage in the Bahá'í; Faith is a subjective religious experience, and that pilgrimage is primarily not a material but a spiritual journey.
It is proposed that the mystical purpose of pilgrimage is to evoke in the pilgrim a spiritual response.
It is concluded that pilgrimage to the Holy Land is one of the most holy Bahá'í; observances and that pilgrims constitute the ``life-blood'' of the worldwide Bahá'í; community.
www.ibiblio.org /Bahai/Pilgrimage/pilgrimage.html   (315 words)

 Pilgrimage - By: Fr. Slavko Barbaric
His incarnation is the beginning of a pilgrimage which continued at the moment when Mary and Joseph brought Him to the Temple to present Him as their firstborn son, according to the Scriptures and the law, requiring each firstborn son to be presented to the Lord (cf.
The pilgrim must be helped on his pilgrimage journey to be able to walk on the ways of the biblical pilgrim, to take the time, that is, not to permit him to do everything hastily, as if he were a tourist looking at general points of interest.
This station on a pilgrimage through Medjugorje helps many people: they return home, conscious of their responsibility and of the dangers that can detain a person on his way to peace, because each type of dependency can be recognized in that a person has become dependent, imprisoned and closed in the horizons of this world.
www.medjugorje.org /pilgrimage.htm   (8407 words)

 Bahá'í Pilgrimage
Pilgrimage is a privilege and an obligation in the Bahá'í; Faith for those who can afford it.
The second place of pilgrimage is the former residence of Bahá'u'lláh during his banishment and exile in Baghdad.
Pilgrimages to Shiraz and Baghdad have been suspended due to conditions unfavorable to Bahá'ís in those lands.
www.ibiblio.org /Bahai/Pilgrimage/node2.html   (684 words)

Pilgrimages helped to broaden the Russian's horizon, to introduce him to the treasures of spiritual culture and to the rich history of the Russian State and to promote the spiritual unity and enhance the moral potential of the people.
For each pilgrimage we prepare a special information sheet with the hymns and prayers on the feasts and saints to which the pilgrimage is devoted.
The staff member responsible for the pilgrimage goes over there on his personal car to check the itinerary, the road condition, the public conveniences along the way and to estimate the time to be spent on the road.
www.rondtb.msk.ru /info/en/pilgrimage_en.htm   (5411 words)

 The Pilgrimage - About Us
It is the hope of those connected with The Pilgrimage that all who experience its hospitality will learn to think globally and act locally byreturning to their homes and continuing to reflect on their calling to be God’s hand here on earth.
The Pilgrimage Seminar Center was created as a mission of the Church of the Pilgrims in April of 1973, and received its first official visitors three months later.
Until that day comes, The Pilgrimage will be an open door, a sanctuary, a place of hospitality to welcome the stranger and to join a courageous journey with the poor, the hurting, and the hungry in our world.
www.thepilgrimage.org /aboutus.html   (573 words)

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Extra-Scripturally, they made pilgrimages to the tomb of Rachel, and to places like Mt. Carmel, sacred to Israel long before Elias there proved that YHWH is God when the fire from Heaven consumed his offering after the unfaithful made their vain appeals to Baal to consume theirs (III Kings 18).
But these pilgrimages that weren't a matter of divine command were still in the spirit of Scripture, where memory is seen as important.
Receive this staff for thy support in the travail and toil of thy pilgrimage, that thou mayest be able to overcome all the hosts of the enemy and reach in safety the Shrine of the Saints whither thou desirest to go; and having obediently fulfilled thy course mayest return again to us with joy.
www.fisheaters.com /pilgrimage.html   (3890 words)

 Places of Christian Pilgrimage
Pilgrimage is an important part of spiritual life for many Christians.
The pilgrim seeks to separate himself from the everyday concerns of the world, and to spend time in the presence of God as he travels to a place of special meaning.
People went on pilgrimage for many reasons - perhaps to say sorry to God for something they had done wrong (penance), or because they were ill and wanted God to heal them.
www.request.org.uk /main/dowhat/pilgrimage/places/places01.htm   (417 words)

 Pilgrimage in India,Indian Pilgrimage Tours,Pilgrimage Tours of India,Famous Pilgrimage sites in India
Pilgrimages or 'Tirtha Yatras' have always been a significant feature of Hindu life.
These Pilgrimage will give glimpses of the significance of religion in the lives of the people of India, and their devotion towards Gods.
Pilgrimage or 'Tirtha Yatras' have always been a significant feature of Hindus lives.
www.indiantravelportal.com /pilgrimage   (784 words)

 SikhSpectrum.com Monthly. Sikh Pilgrimage: A Study in Ambiguity
The overwhelming motivation for undertaking pilgrimage was not adventure and holiday but a genuine belief that it was necessary to expiate sins and clear the way for salvation.
Pilgrimages, fasts, purification and self-discipline are of no use, nor are rituals, religious ceremonies or empty worship.
True is that place of pilgrimage, where one bathes in the pool of Truth, and achieves self-realization as Gurmukh.
www.sikhspectrum.com /052004/pilgrimage_i_s_13.htm   (1897 words)

 Pilgrimage (book) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is a personal account of her pilgrimage to various National Socialist "holy sites" in 1953.
The book is dedicated "To the German People" and opens with quotations from the Bhagawad Gita.
Pilgrimage (disambiguation), for other uses of the term.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pilgrimage_(book)   (111 words)

Being a waste of useful time and energy, religious pilgrimages to the so called sacred shrines are not a part of the Sikh philosophy, and, thus, they are condemned and rejected by the Gurbani.
Therefore, in spite of such stern condemnation of pilgrimage and bathing at the so called sacred shrines, those who still go on undertaking them are essentially showing their back to the Gur-Shabad.
The merits of the sixty-eight places of pilgrimage are found in God’s Name, O Nanak, when such destiny is inscribed upon one’s forehead (sggs 990).
www.gurbani.org /webart78.htm   (4548 words)

After her death Pennant Melangell became a place of pilgrimage until the shrine was destroyed at the Reformation.
Pilgrimages are very valuable, but I would be the last one to say that they should be a compulsory part of our religious devotion or that going on a pilgrimage conveys any kind of merit in getting into heaven.
Pilgrimage to shrines has certainly helped me greatly and I trust that a journey to a shrine may help you on your earthly pilgrimage.
www.anglicanrenewalministries-wales.org.uk /main/magazine/issue36/MBennett.htm   (697 words)

 Pilgrimage Tourism in India :India Line Travel - Find Your Paradise
A Pilgrimage tour in India will take you to sacred destinations of different faiths and infuse in you a new meaning of life and spirituality".
A visit to these pilgrimage destinations in India is also popular because they are believed to wash away the sins of mind and body.
A pilgrimage tour to India will reveal before you this deep rooted religious credo of the people.
www.indialine.com /travel/pilgrimage   (259 words)

 Quran Search
Say: "They indicate the periods for [various doings of] mankind, including the pilgrimage." However, piety does not consist in your entering houses from the rear, [as it were,] but truly pious is he who is conscious of God.
And whoever undertakes the pilgrimage in those [months] shall, while on pilgrimage, abstain from lewd speech, from all wicked conduct, and from quarrelling; and whatever good you may do, God is aware of it.
Hence, pilgrimage unto the Temple is a duty owed to God by all people who are able to undertake it.
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