Pilgrimage to the Caaba and Charing Cross.

  • 174 Pages
  • 1.34 MB
  • English
W.H. Allen & co. , London
Arabian Peninsula -- Description and travel., India -- Politics and govern


Arabian Peninsula,

StatementBy Hafiz Ahmed Hassan.
LC ClassificationsG490 .A3
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., [vii]-viii, 174 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6963013M
LC Control Number05038880

The focus of the book is his travel to Arabia on the hajj, with description of its rituals. It is a valuable record, in English, of the conditions and practices of his time. He describes the port of Jeddah, the buildings and surroundings of Mecca and Medina, and his fellow pilgrims, and he provides vivid descriptions of rapacious tax authorities and rough treatment by Bedouins on.

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Pilgrimage to the Caaba and Charing Cross Description Hafiz Ahmed Hassan was an Indian Muslim, treasurer and advisor to the nawab of Tonk, Muhammad ‘Ali Khan (died ). The author provides an eyewitness account of their pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina.

A party of one hundred and fifty set off in January via Jeddah and Aden and the author provides a noteworthy description of the stages of the Hajj. PILGRIMAGE TO THE CAABA AND CHARING CROSS by HASSAN, Hafiz Ahmed and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Pilgrimage to the Caaba and Charing Cross.

Sold for £ (US$ ) inc. premium Printed Books and Maps. 3 JulBST Bath AHMED HASSAN (HAFIZ) Pilgrimage to the Caaba and Charing Cross, first edition, photographic portrait frontispiece, publisher's decorative. About the Author. Helene Hanff (–) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

In the s and ’50s she wrote plays and television scripts in New York City, but found little success until her best-known book, 84, Charing Cross Road, was published in The book was a smash hit and has been adapted for the radio, stage, film, /5().

twenty years ago I made a pilgrimage to see all three of the crosses, I remember asking a women in a shop near the tube station if she knew where the cross was, but she hadn’t heard of it.

I thought it sad at the time that the people in. Pilgrimage to the Caaba and Charing Cross. HASSAN, Ahmed 8vo. viii, pp., 9 leaves of W. Allan’s publications, with 1 mounted albumen print portrait frontispiece, green original.

Marks & Co had departed Charing Cross Road years before, but because of the round bronze marker, fans of 84 would always have a place to which they could make their pilgrimage.

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The owner of a rare books shop in London (84 Charing Cross Road), and an avid and highly intelligent reader in America is conducted through letters that are quite fascinating in themselves.

It is a gentle book, the greatest excitement probably being when the American sends food parcels to those who work in the shop during the war!/5(). Helene Hanff (–) was born in Philadelphia, the s and ’50s she wrote plays and television scripts in New York City, but found little success until her best-known book, 84, Charing Cross Road, was published in The book was a smash hit and has been adapted for the radio, stage, film, and television/5().

Pilgrimage: a Spiritual and Cultural Journey, by Ian Bradley offers readers a visual, historical and richly spiritual book on the classic spiritual practice of pilgrimage. Bradley is a professor of Practical Theology and Church History at the University of St Andrews, specializing in Celtic Christianity, and a leader of regular pilgrimages to /5(8).

It all began with a letter inquiring about second-hand books, written by Helene Hanff in New York, and posted to a bookshop at 84, Charing Cross Road in London. As Helene's sarcastic and witty letters are responded to by the stodgy and proper Frank Doel of 84, Charing Cross Road, a relationship blossoms into a warm, charming, feisty love affair/5().

HELENE HANFF 84 CHARING CROSS ROAD PDF - 84 Charing Cross Road on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book is the very simple story of the love affair between Miss. In June, a slim. The Way of the Cross as pilgrimage In fact, the Way of the Cross is the most sublime pilgrimage in human history because it was the pilgrimage of God himself which did three unforgettable acts for the whole humanity – it sanctified the way, it sanctified the cross, and it sanctified Calvary, Golgotha, the place of skull.

As one walks down London's Charing Cross Road from Cambridge Circus - a sentimental pilgrimage I myself made a few weeks ago - the book stores become smaller and older, as though the newer.

Hassan, Hafiz Ahmed Pilgrimage to the Caaba and Charing Cross. London W.H. Allen & Co. [] First edition. Small 8vo ( x cm), 8 [advertisements], [2, advertisements], mounted photograph. A very good bright copy in the original green cloth binding, upper board gilt, title gilt to spine.

Binder's ticket of Butler & Tanner. The author worked in the service of the Nawab (sovereign) of Tonk, in Hindustan.

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A Muslim, the Nawab in January received permission to make the pilgrimage to Mecca. Ahmed Hassan accompanied him, and his account includes details of the crossing from more OCLC Not in Macro, Bibliography of the Arabian Peninsula. The Jerusalem Pilgrim's Cross (Latin: Signum Sacri Itineris Hierosolymitani) is an honour awarded in the name of the Pope as a recognition of merit to pilgrims to the Holy Land.

The decoration is worn on the left side of the chest.

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It may not be worn except in religious solemnities, processions or pilgrimages, or in the presence of the d for: Support for Christian holy sites during. “The pilgrimage provided a sense of purpose.

As well as the long march towards Jerusalem, it also knitted my life into the landscape. The months were replaced by the shifting seasons, while he weeks were measured out in rounds of worship.

Pilgrims find a holy experience retracing the steps Jesus took to the cross along the Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem. Bid Live at Dominic Winter Auctions's Printed Books, Maps & Documents auction. Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies.

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Pilgrimage to the Caaba. Ahmed Hassan, Hafiz. Pilgrimage to the Caaba and Charing Cross. London, W. Allen & Co., []. London, W. Allen & Co., []. 8vo. VIII,8, (2) pp. Called 84 Charing Cross Road, it was a most unlikely bestseller – simply a collection of letters between the impecunious book-lover Hanff, in New York, and the staff of Marks & Co, an.

With Fun Home and Caroline, Or Change both achieving critical acclaim for their London runs, this UK premiere of Violet, directed by Shuntaro Fulita, is the third in a hat trick of Jeanine Tesori musicals to arrive in the capital in under a year.

With book and lyrics by Brian Crawley, and based on ‘The Ugliest Pilgrim’ by Doris Betts, Violet, is one of those naturally 4/5. This book beautifully demonstrates the power of correspondence and how two people can connect, solely by the written word. Heartwarming, funny, sad, all rolled in one.

I went on to read other books by Hanff where she describes her trips to London. After reading her books, I too went on a pilgrimage to 84, Charing Cross Road/5(). 'Pilgrimage to El-Medinah and Meccah' is one of the great travel classics along with Doughty's 'Arabia Deserta.' He was fluent in Arabic (and in more than 20 other languages!) and disguised himself as a Moslem in order to penetrate, at the risk of his life, the holiest of Islamic shrines, forbidden to non-Moslems.

84, Charing Cross Road is a charming book, and as I was reading, my fellow bus and metro passengers may have been wondering why I was smiling so much. Actually, my volume has two parts: The first is 84, Charing Cross Road and the second is The Duchess of Bloombury Street/5. I am reading Helene Hanff’s The Duchess of Bloomsbury, a sequel to 84 Charing Cross Road, the story of her year correspondence with the buyer of an antiquarian bookstore.

Hanff, an autodidact, was unable to find the books she needed in. There is a series of rituals involved, the best known of which is walking round the kaaba (a large cubic structure) in the al-Masjid al-Haram mosque seven times. Other Islamic pilgrimage sites include the prophet Muhammed’s tomb in Medina, Saudi Arabia and the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, Israel.

The latter is where Muhammed is believed to have. Platform 9¾ at King’s Cross. Take the Tube to King’s Cross station and brave the insane crowds around the platform and the official Harry Potter gift shop. Content yourself with a picture of the platform off to the side, because there’s no way you’re waiting in that : Melissa Baron.Zâtü'l-Kürsü.

Autograph drawing signed. by Katib Chelebi]. Al-Qirimi, Ahmed, Turkish draughtsman (fl. s). and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at