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Come to Mecca, and other stories

Farrukh Dhondy

Come to Mecca, and other stories

by Farrukh Dhondy

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Published by Fontana in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, English.

  • Edition Notes

    Also published: London : Collins, 1978.

    Statement(by) Farrukh Dhondy.
    SeriesLions
    The Physical Object
    Pagination125p. ;
    Number of Pages125
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14877606M
    ISBN 100006715192

      For other places with the same name, see Mecca (disambiguation).. Mecca or Makkah (Arabic: مكة المكرمة Makkah al-Mukarramah), located in western Saudi Arabia, is the holiest city in is strictly forbidden for Non-Muslims to enter the city and this is strongly enforced. Road signs to guide Muslims are provided. The Road to Mecca is a book written by Muhammad Asad who was a Jew and converted to Islam when he was 26 year old. This book is basically a story of a young man and his journey to Mecca and how did he finds the real meaning of Islam and faith. As for me, this book is a very good teacher for those who want to know what Islam really is.

    “A beautiful book.” – School Librarian “Engaging and vibrant artwork.. This book would be suitable to support the teaching and learning of pupils enquiring in to the Hajj.” – Religious Education Primary News “The stunningly illustrated book conveys clearly the rites involved in making Hajj. This is a 10/10 read.”. The Road to Mecca Questions and Answers - Discover the community of teachers, mentors and students just like you that can answer any question you might have on The Road to Mecca.

    The other thing about "Inside Mecca" worth mentioning is the stories behind the rituals of the Hajj like striving/sai, devil stoning, and ram sacrifice. These stories help the non-Muslim audience to understand why Muslims perform these types of rituals. Synonyms for mecca at with free online thesaurus, antonyms, and definitions. Find descriptive alternatives for mecca.


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• Come To Mecca: narrated with a first-person with the introduction of Shahid and his uncle, the masterji, the school teacher back in the village. Dhondy introduces the Islamic salute Reviews: 1. Come to Mecca: and other stories. [Farrukh Dhondy] -- Six stories about kids in London today, especially Asian and Black kids.

Book: All Authors / Contributors: Farrukh Dhondy. Find more information about: ISBN: And other stories book Number: Notes. Get this from a library. Come to Mecca: and other stories. [Farrukh Dhondy] -- Six stories about kids in London today, especially Asian and Black kids. Buy Come to Mecca and Other Stories By Farrukh Dhondy.

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Publication date Topics Short stories, English, Short stories in English, Texts Publisher London: CollinsPages: Come to Mecca, and Other Stories, Collins (London, England), The Siege of Babylon (novel), Macmillan (London, England), Poona Company (short stories), Gollancz (London, England), Trip Trap (short stories), Faber and Faber (London, England), Trove: Find and get Australian resources.

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Short stories, English.; Short stories in English - - Texts; Children's stories. Skip Come to Mecca, and other stories / Farrukh Dhondy Dhondy, Farrukh, That all changed the day I came across, in the classroom, a copy of Farrukh Dhondy's Come to Mecca.

This collection of short stories for young adults published in was by a writer of Indian. Mecca, city, located in the Sirat Mountains in western Saudi Arabia, inland from the Red Sea coast. It is the site of the Ka’bah, which is the holiest site in Islam, the central focus of the hajj pilgrimage, and the direction of Muslims’ daily prayers.

Mecca is also the birthplace of Muhammad. Mecca has been a sacred site from ancient times. Even before Islam, Mecca was an important site of pilgrimage for the Arab tribes of north and central Arabia. During the sacred months, such as Dhu al-Hijja, violence was forbidden within Mecca and this allowed trade to flourish and as a result Mecca became an important commercial centre.

Muhammad and Abu Bakr flee Mecca, as depicted in ‘The Outline of History’. (Internet Archive Book Images) Muhammad Goes to Medina. After the deaths of Khadijah and Abu Talib in aboutMuhammad’s position changed. The new leader of the Hashim clan was another of. Come to Mecca and Other Stories by Farrukh Dhondu.

London: Collins. Very Good/Very Good. First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall   Being that there are so few Muslim children's books and even less on Hajj or Mecca, we kinda had to buy this.

I haven't read Robert's Ramadan Moon but had read some of her other writing. I like the illustrations. The idea is cute that the reader is going on Hajj as well.

But I Reviews:   The most celebrated incident of a non-Muslim visiting Mecca was the visit by the British explorer Sir Richard Francis Burton (who translated the stories of the Arabian Knights and discovered the Kama Sutra) in Burton disguised himself as an Afghani Muslim to visit and write Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al Madinah and Mecca.

Islam is the second largest religion in the world after Christianity, with about billion Muslims worldwide. Although its roots go back further, scholars typically date the creation of Islam to.

Muslim pilgrims wearing a mask leave after the Friday prayer at Mecca's Grand Mosque, on Oct. 11, as hundreds of thousands of Muslims have poured into the holy city of Mecca for the annual.

Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. Come to Mecca: and other stories. The Road to Mecca Summary.

The Road to Mecca is a play by Athold Fugard that dramatizes the life of Helen Martins, an elderly South African woman who refuses to go to a nursing home, instead. 17 hours ago  Shrouded by cool tropical rainforest and with a riding season that runs all year round, Eungella and Finch Hatton, in Mackay's hinterland, could become prime mountain biking destinations.

His work is quite popular in England, and later plays, Master Harold and the Boys (), The Road to Mecca (), and A Place With the Pigs (), have been staged at the National Theatre. Fugard has also written screenplays and a novel, Tsotsi () which was adapted to the screen in and received an Academy Award for Best Foreign /5(2).I can see this book being read in families and questions and discussion flowing about the history of Mecca, prophetic stories, and the relevance of sites traversed during the Hajj.

For a child's wondrous nature, this book beautifully highlights the many sights, sounds, and reflections Muslims experience in what is for many of them, a highly /5(26).

Directed by Bruce Neibaur. With Chems-Eddine Zinoune, Hassam Ghancy, Essam Edriss, Nabil Elouahabi. One of the greatest travellers in human history, twenty-one-year-old law student Ibn Battutah set out alone to Mecca from Tangiers in and returned to Morocco almost thirty years later.

This is the story of his first pilgrimage, book-ended with never-before seen documentary footage of .