Circumambulation - Turning seven times around the Ka'ba.
The seven fold circumambulation of the Kabah while reciting prayers. It constitutes an integral part of Umra and Hajj. There are five different types of Tawaf (see below)
Walking seven times around the Ka'bah in worship of Allah. Also, a part of Hajj and Umrah.
circling Ka'ba seven times on Hajj
Circling the Ka'bah seven times as an act of Ibadah (worship).
is part of the worship of Hajj and Umrah
The devotional act of circumambulating the Kabah while reciting prayers. It constitutes an integral part of Umra and Hajj. There are five different types of Tawaf one may perform
circumambulation of the Ka'bah
Circumambulating the Kaa'bah. There are many types of Tawaf, such as Tawaf al-Qudum (upon arriving to Makkah), Tawaf al-Ifadah (when coming to Makkah from Mina after the day of Arafah), Tawafun-Nisa (The Tawaf of Women) and Tawaf al-Wada (Farewell Tawaf) before departing from Makkah.[GOTO TOP
the circumfering of the Ka'bah seven times. Pilgrims do this during the Hajj
circling around Ka'bah
circumambulation around the Ka'bah.
In Islamic context, Tawaf refers to the ritual of circumambulating the Ka'bah (the holiest building in Mecca) seven times during the pilgrimages of Hajj and Umrah. Muslims walk around the Ka'bah in a counter-clockwise direction three times at a hurried pace, followed by four times, more closely, at a leisurely pace.