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Even though asceticism is common in all the three Abrahamic religions, it is notable that each religion has a different approach to the concept, as evidenced by their respective religious practices . In this regard, it is evident that each religion exercises asceticism in their unique way, and as such, the ascetic practice observed by one religion may differ completely from the ascetic practice observed by the other religion. Nevertheless, the basis and motive of asceticism remains the same in both religions, irrespective of the difference in practices. for instance, while the Christian Catholics practice celibacy as a means to achieving spiritual piety, Islamic clerics encourage their men to marry up to four wives, which is in sharp contradiction to the celibacy doctrines. However, the Islamic religion practices asceticism in a different way, such as the ‘Holy Journey to Macca’, which requires Islamic faithful from all over the world to plan and journey to Macca, the birthplace of Islam, at least once in their lifetime.