Jamarat | About Islam
Home > Tag: Jamarat

Tag: Jamarat

Five-Day Hajj Concludes Peacefully - About Islam

Five-Day Hajj Concludes Peacefully

Nearly 2.5 million Muslim pilgrims have begun leaving the holy city of Makkah, concluding peacefully the last of the solemn rituals of the soul-searching journey of Hajj. “Nobody comes to the Hajj without things inside him that he wants to ask from God,” Saudi pilgrim Jasem Ali Haqawi told Reuters while preparing to conduct final …

What Options Are Permissible for Throwing of the Pebbles?

What Options Are Permissible for Throwing of the Pebbles?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. A pilgrim man choose one of the following options: 1-A pilgrim may throw thejamarat(pebbles) in two days instead of three. 2-A pilgrim may …

With Pilgrims Day by Day – Dhul-Hijjah 10

With Pilgrims Day by Day - Dhul-Hijjah 10

Today is Dhul-Hijjah 10, the day of Eid Al-Adha. This day is called the greatest day of Hajj, Yawm al-Hajj al-Akbar. On this day, pilgrims observe several rituals in Mina and Makkah. What to Do on Dhul-Hijjah 10 As mentioned in this article about Dhul-Hijjah 9, you may leave Muzdalifah after midnight (on the …

Hajj and Eid Al adha

British Muslim’s Hajj Diary: It is `Eid on Jamarat Bridge

On day one (10th Dhul Hijjah), while the rest of the world is enjoying Biryani [`Eid Al-Adha] with their family, we were busy making the long walk straight after Fajr from Muzdalifah to Mina (can take 45 mins – 1 hour with walking traffic).

Stoning Pillars

Stoning Pillars During Hajj: Did Devils Turn into Stone?

Short Answer:Prophet Abraham did not yield to Satan’s temptation. He chose his love for Godover his love for Ismail. So he decided to obey God’s commandment and sacrifice Ismail.The “jamarat” are not the devils. They are only symbolic representations of the Devil, one may say, dwelling within ourselves. When we throw stones at the stone …

Pilgrims Converge on Jamarat to Stone Devil - About Islam

Pilgrims Converge on Jamarat to Stone Devil

MAKKAH– Over two million pilgrims continued on Wednesday, August 22, the symbolic stoning of the devil in what has been so far a safe and smooth hajj. The first day of the three-day stoning ritual began Tuesday, August 21, the first day of `Eid Al-Adha, at Jamrat Al-Aqaba. “It is a beautiful feeling,” said Egyptian …

What is Jamarat? The Three Stone Pillars

What is Jamarat? The Three Stone Pillars

These are named so as to explain the strength with which devil tried to persuade Prophet Ibrahim from completing his sacrifice of His beloved son, Prophet Ishmael. Jamarah-al-Oola/Sughra is the place that is at a greater distance from the point of sacrifice…



find out more!