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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).

Muslim pilgrims in Mina

More Than Two Million Muslim Pilgrims Converge in Mina as Hajj Begins

More than two million white-clad Muslim pilgrims from around the globe have begun moving on Friday, August 9, to Mina on the first leg of their journey of a lifetime, preparing for the climax of Hajj when they ascend Mount `Arafat. “It’s an indescribable feeling. You have to live it to understand it,” an Algerian …

Hajj Guide: How to Perform Hajj (Part 1/3)

With Pilgrims Day by Day - Dhul-Hijjah 8

Today, Dhul-Hijjah 8, is the first day of Hajj. Millions of Muslims are in Makkah and Mina to start their pilgrimage. Dhul-Hijjah 8: How to Start Hajj The first steps in Hajj are to put on the clothing of ihram and then to make the intention of ihram at the miqat. The intention of ihram …

What Pilgrims are Doing Today? (Dhul-Hijjah 8 – Day of Tarwiyah)

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

Dhul-Hijjah 8 Tomorrow, Dhul-Hijjah 8(Friday, Aug 9, 2019), will be 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 …

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 …

Mashaer Train Ready for Hajj Pilgrims - About Islam

Mashaer Train Ready for Hajj Pilgrims

Makkah region has added final touches to the 2019 hajj plan after the company operating Makkah Mashaer monorail employed more than 15K seasonal workers to manage the masses on the train during the Hajj season. According to the Saudi Gazette, the company operating the Mashaer train, which is under the supervision of the Authority for …

The Story Behind the Stoning of Satan During Hajj

The Story Behind the Stoning in Hajj

This ritual is a symbolic reenactment of the incident between the Prophet Ibrahim and the Satan. Ibrahim was commanded by Allah Almighty to sacrifice his son Ismail. On his way to carry out this commandment, Satan repeatedly tried to dissuade…

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