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Muslims make pilgrimage to saint’s tomb

Indonesian Muslims have made a pilgrimage to pray at the tomb of Sunan Kalijaga in Demak, Central Java. Every day Muslim pilgrims make the trip to the tomb of Sunan Kalijaga who was one of the 'nine saints' of Islam and is believed to be one of the pioneers of the Muslim faith. Many of those travelling are in search for improvements in health, prosperity and fortune in employment. The pilgrimage is becoming increasingly popular, which many see as a significant reflection on Indonesia's ever changing religious landscape.

Muslims make pilgrimage to saint’s tomb
Indonesian Muslim pilgrims pray at the tomb of Sunan Kalijaga on December 15, 2013 in Demak, Central Java, Indonesia. Every day Muslim pilgrims make the trip to the tomb of Sunan Kalijaga who was one of the 'nine saints' of the Islam and is believed to be one of the pioneers of the Muslim faith. Many of those travelling are in search for improvements in health, prosperity and fortune in employment. The pilgrimage is becoming increasingly popular, which many see as a significant reflection on Indonesia's ever changing religious landscape. (Getty Images)
Muslims make pilgrimage to saint’s tomb
A Indonesian Muslim pilgrim reads Quran as he prays at the tomb of Sunan Kalijaga on December 15, 2013 in Demak, Central Java, Indonesia. Every day Muslim pilgrims make the trip to the tomb of Sunan Kalijaga who was one of the 'nine saints' of the Islam and is believed to be one of the pioneers of the Muslim faith. Many of those travelling are in search for improvements in health, prosperity and fortune in employment. The pilgrimage is becoming increasingly popular, which many see as a significant reflection on Indonesia's ever changing religious landscape. (Getty Images)
Muslims make pilgrimage to saint’s tomb
Indonesian Muslim pilgrims pray at the tomb of Sunan Kalijaga family on December 15, 2013 in Demak, Central Java, Indonesia. Every day Muslim pilgrims make the trip to the tomb of Sunan Kalijaga who was one of the 'nine saints' of the Islam and is believed to be one of the pioneers of the Muslim faith. Many of those travelling are in search for improvements in health, prosperity and fortune in employment. The pilgrimage is becoming increasingly popular, which many see as a significant reflection on Indonesia's ever changing religious landscape. (Getty Images)
Muslims make pilgrimage to saint’s tomb
Indonesian Muslim pilgrims are looking for souvenirs after praying at the tomb of Sunan Kalijaga on December 15, 2013 in Demak, Central Java, Indonesia. Every day Muslim pilgrims make the trip to the tomb of Sunan Kalijaga who was one of the 'nine saints' of the Islam and is believed to be one of the pioneers of the Muslim faith. Many of those travelling are in search for improvements in health, prosperity and fortune in employment. The pilgrimage is becoming increasingly popular, which many see as a significant reflection on Indonesia's ever changing religious landscape. (Getty Images)
Muslims make pilgrimage to saint’s tomb
Indonesian Muslim pilgrims pray at the tomb of Sunan Kalijaga on December 15, 2013 in Demak, Central Java, Indonesia. Every day Muslim pilgrims make the trip to the tomb of Sunan Kalijaga who was one of the 'nine saints' of the Islam and is believed to be one of the pioneers of the Muslim faith. Many of those travelling are in search for improvements in health, prosperity and fortune in employment. The pilgrimage is becoming increasingly popular, which many see as a significant reflection on Indonesia's ever changing religious landscape. (Getty Images)
Muslims make pilgrimage to saint’s tomb
Indonesian Muslim pilgrims pray at the tomb of Sunan Kalijaga on December 15, 2013 in Demak, Central Java, Indonesia. Every day Muslim pilgrims make the trip to the tomb of Sunan Kalijaga who was one of the 'nine saints' of the Islam and is believed to be one of the pioneers of the Muslim faith. Many of those travelling are in search for improvements in health, prosperity and fortune in employment. The pilgrimage is becoming increasingly popular, which many see as a significant reflection on Indonesia's ever changing religious landscape. (Getty Images)
Muslims make pilgrimage to saint’s tomb
Indonesian Muslim pilgrims pray at the tomb of Sunan Kalijaga on December 15, 2013 in Demak, Central Java, Indonesia. Every day Muslim pilgrims make the trip to the tomb of Sunan Kalijaga who was one of the 'nine saints' of the Islam and is believed to be one of the pioneers of the Muslim faith. Many of those travelling are in search for improvements in health, prosperity and fortune in employment. The pilgrimage is becoming increasingly popular, which many see as a significant reflection on Indonesia's ever changing religious landscape. (Getty Images)
Muslims make pilgrimage to saint’s tomb
Indonesian Muslim pilgrims pray at the tomb of Sunan Kalijaga on December 15, 2013 in Demak, Central Java, Indonesia. Every day Muslim pilgrims make the trip to the tomb of Sunan Kalijaga who was one of the 'nine saints' of the Islam and is believed to be one of the pioneers of the Muslim faith. Many of those travelling are in search for improvements in health, prosperity and fortune in employment. The pilgrimage is becoming increasingly popular, which many see as a significant reflection on Indonesia's ever changing religious landscape. (Getty Images)
Muslims make pilgrimage to saint’s tomb
Indonesian Muslim pilgrims walk as they visit the tomb of Sunan Kalijaga on December 15, 2013 in Demak, Central Java, Indonesia. Every day Muslim pilgrims make the trip to the tomb of Sunan Kalijaga who was one of the 'nine saints' of the Islam and is believed to be one of the pioneers of the Muslim faith. Many of those travelling are in search for improvements in health, prosperity and fortune in employment. The pilgrimage is becoming increasingly popular, which many see as a significant reflection on Indonesia's ever changing religious landscape. (Getty Images)
Muslims make pilgrimage to saint’s tomb
Indonesian Muslim pilgrims are looking for souvenirs after praying at the tomb of Sunan Kalijaga on December 15, 2013 in Demak, Central Java, Indonesia. Every day Muslim pilgrims make the trip to the tomb of Sunan Kalijaga who was one of the 'nine saints' of the Islam and is believed to be one of the pioneers of the Muslim faith. Many of those travelling are in search for improvements in health, prosperity and fortune in employment. The pilgrimage is becoming increasingly popular, which many see as a significant reflection on Indonesia's ever changing religious landscape. (Getty Images)
Muslims make pilgrimage to saint’s tomb
Indonesian Muslim pilgrims pray at the tomb of Sunan Kalijaga on December 15, 2013 in Demak, Central Java, Indonesia. Every day Muslim pilgrims make the trip to the tomb of Sunan Kalijaga who was one of the 'nine saints' of the Islam and is believed to be one of the pioneers of the Muslim faith. Many of those travelling are in search for improvements in health, prosperity and fortune in employment. The pilgrimage is becoming increasingly popular, which many see as a significant reflection on Indonesia's ever changing religious landscape. (Getty Images)
Muslims make pilgrimage to saint’s tomb
Indonesian Muslim pilgrims pray at the tomb of Sunan Kalijaga on December 14, 2013 in Demak, Central Java, Indonesia. Every day Muslim pilgrims make the trip to the tomb of Sunan Kalijaga who was one of the 'nine saints' of the Islam and is believed to be one of the pioneers of the Muslim faith. Many of those travelling are in search for improvements in health, prosperity and fortune in employment. The pilgrimage is becoming increasingly popular, which many see as a significant reflection on Indonesia's ever changing religious landscape. (Getty Images)