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Dhul-Hijjah 8: Why It Is Called Day of Water Collection

Today, Dhul-Hijjah 8 (Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017), is the first day of Hajj rituals.

This day is called Yawm at-Tarwiyah or the day of preparing water. An interesting reason for naming it so is explained by Sheikh Yasir Birjas in this video.

On this day, Pilgrims stay in Mina in preparation for the great Day of Arafah.

Learn what the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) did during this day.

Also, an interesting story involving great companions Uthman and Abdullah ibn Masud is recounted.

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