Saturday, August 10, 2019

Hajj 2019: Hajj pilgrims performed Waqoof-e-Arafat today

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Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam that must be performed at least once in lifetime by all Muslims capable of making the expensive and difficult journey.

Muslims celebrate Eid-ul-Adha and sacrifice Halal animals of their choices every year, after completion of Hajj proceedings.

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Over two million Muslim pilgrims from across the world performed Waqoof-e-Arafat, the main ritual of Hajj. Main rituals of the Hajj were done in Arafat today as the pilgrims moved towards the place after staying the night in Mina. Waqoof (stay) in Arafat is performed from Zuhar to sunset on the 9th of Zil-Hajj of Islamic year.
The pilgrims spent the night in Mazdalfa and offered Fajar prayer on 10 Zill Hajj, after which they came back to Mina for following the act of Hazrat Ibrahim (A.S), Rami, stoning the big Satan.
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Here's the today's Hajj sermon..

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