Junaid ibn Muhammad Abu al-Qasim al-Khazzaz al-Baghdadi also known as Junaid
Baghdadi was born in Baghdad (830-910 AD). He was one of the early Persian
scholars and teachers of Islam.
The following story is attributed to him
regarding an explanation of the essence of Hajj.
Once Junaid Baghdadi met a man who had returned
from Hajj (Hajji). After observing him for a while he asked him, "Have you
been to Hajj?"
Yes, I have just come back.
When you left your home with the intention of Hajj, did you repent from all your
I did not think about it.
that case, you did not even depart for Hajj.
What about your journey, rest-breaks and stopovers? When covering distances, did
you move mentally and spiritually closer to Allah?
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