About two million pilgrims from around the world converge in Arafat to perform the main ritual of Hajj “Waqoof-e-Arafat” today.
The pilgrims will spend time in Arafat with prayers for acceptance of their pilgrimage and recitation of Quranic verses until sunset.
Imam of Nimra Mosque will deliver his sermon to Hajj pilgrims in Arafat and the pilgrims would offer combined Zohar and Asar prayers at Arafat. After staying a whole day in Arafat, pilgrims will travel back to Mazdalfa after Maghrib prayer. The Maghrib and Isha prayers will be offered together. The whole night will be spent in Mazdalfa under the open sky and will offer Fajr prayer on 10 Zill Hajj, after which they will travel back to Mina.
The pilgrims would spend the night in Mazdalfa under the open sky and will offer Fajr prayer on 10 Zill Hajj, after which they will travel back to Mina for the following an act of Hazrat Ibrahim (A.S), Rami, stoning the big Satan.
After stoning the Satan, Hajj pilgrims will shave off heads or trim hairs, to the prescribed level, and then would get off the Ahrams, Hajj clothes, at the completion of Hajj rituals.
Muslims celebrate Eid-ul-Adha and sacrifice Halal animals of their choices every year, after completion of Hajj proceedings.
Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam that must be performed at least once in a lifetime by all Muslims capable of making the expensive and difficult journey. For more latest news Pakistan, visit 9newshd.tv