The Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia will be holding an exhibition on the 20th of August 2013 which will run until November. The show is entitled Al Hajj The Malaysian Experience. As the title suggests, it will be showcasing the practice of Islam in Malaysia where similar to Muslims around the world takes the Hajj very seriously as it is to fulfill the fifth pillar of Islam.
The Hajj is the practice where Muslims travel to Makkah during specific days of the year in which they will then carry out the rituals of the Hajj as how the Prophet Muhammad SAW had previously.
This exhibition will be showcasing the many images and moments that has been captured among Malaysian Muslims who have travelled to Makkah to fulfill their responsibilities and it is held in conjunction with the 50th Anniversary of the Lambaga Tabung Haji Malaysia.
Lembaga Tabung Haji is the agency which helps Malaysian Muslims to save money for the purpose of carrying out their respective pilgrimage efforts where services like transport and accommodation, guidance and advice as well as financial assistance are provided. The Al Hajj: The Malaysian Experience will be a catalogue show that will depict the key rituals and stories about the pilgrimage to Makkah al Mukarramah, the biggest in the world today.