In conjunction with Hari Raya Haji, National Geographic Channel will showcase documentaries highlighting the celebration for three consecutive days, from 25-27 October 2012 exclusively on National Geographic Channel (Astro Ch 553) at 10.00pm.
Aidiladha celebration on National Geographic Channel starts with Inside Mecca on 25 October 2012 at 10.00pm. Inside Mecca tells the epic story of the Hajj, the annual pilgrimage to Islam’s holiest city, made by millions of devout Muslims each year. It is not only a grueling trek- it is the spiritual journey of a lifetime.
This hour-long documentary follows the pilgrimage of three Muslims, a pilgrim from our very Malaysia, America, and Africa,as they make their way through the millions of pilgrims in order to perform the essential rituals of their faith. National Geographic Channel brings you unprecedented access to several dramatic rituals including the spectacular circling of the Ka’aba and , gives an inspiring insight into a three-day ritual that is both a spiritual and physical marathon.
Meanwhile, the Legacy Of Prophet Muhammad will air in two parts. Part One will be shown on 26 October 2012 followed by Part Two on 27 October 2012. Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet tells the story of the 7th century prophet who changed world history in 23 years, and continues to shape the lives of more than 1.2 billion people.
This documentary creates a lively, thorough, and honest portrait of Muhammad, the man and the prophet. It takes viewers not only to ancient Arabian sites where Muhammad’s story unfolded, but into the homes, mosques and work places of some of the world’s seven million Muslims to discover the many ways in which they follow Muhammad’s example. Stunningly shot on film throughout the Middle East, Europe, and the US, this high-end feature-length documentary chronicles the life of one of the most influential men in history
Don’t forget to watch both Inside Mecca and A Leader’s Legacy: Prophet Mohammad Part One and Two from 25-27 October 2012 at 10pm exclusively on National Geographic Channel (Astro Ch 553).
Selamat Hari Raya Aidil Adha!