What happens on the 9th day of Hajj?

On 9 Dhu al-Hijjah before noon, pilgrims arrive at Arafat, a barren plain some 20 kilometres (12 mi) east of Mecca, where they stand in contemplative vigil: they offer supplications, repent and atone for their past sins, seek mercy of God, and listen to Islamic scholars giving sermons from near Mount Arafat.

What day do we fast for Arafat 2021?

19th of July 2021
When is the Day of Arafah 2021? The Day of Arafah is on the 9th day of Dhul Hijjah, the twelfth and final month of the Islamic calendar. This year, it will fall on the 19th of July 2021.

What do you recite on 9th Zil Hajj?

Reciting blessed phrases is what Muslims can do throughout this month, especially during the 9th day of Hajj. Recite: “SubhanAllahi wa bihamdihi, SubhanAllahil Adheem” (Glory be to Allah and all praise is due to Him).

Is it compulsory to fast on the day of Arafat?

Unlike the month of Ramadan, fasting on the day of Arafat is considered to be optional for Muslims, and its significance for Muslims is that the day falls in the 9th of Islamic month of Dhu Al Hijjah — the last month on the Islamic calendar, and the month in which the Haj pilgrimage takes places.

What is the significance of the first 10 days of Dhul Hijjah?

“The most apparent reason for the ten days of Dhul Hijjah being distinguished in excellence is due to the assembly of the greatest acts of worship in this period – salawat (prayers), siyam (fasting), sadaqah (charity) and the Hajj (pilgrimage).

Which acts are performed on 9th of Dhul Hijjah during Hajj?

During the second day of Hajj, 9th day of Dhu-al-Hijjah, pilgrims travel to Arafat from Mina reciting Istaghfar and making supplications. Upon reaching Mount Arafat, pilgrims observe Duhr and Asr combined with Qasar prayers near the Jabal al-Rahmah from noon to sunset.

What do you recite on day of Arafat?

So, on the Day of ‘Arafah, God descends in the way that befits His Holiness to the heaven of the world and lauds before the Heavenly Community the resolute striving unto Him in humility of His human Pilgrims, saying: “Come unto Me are My slaves, disheveled, from every faraway pass, longing for My mercy.

Can you fast without ghusl?

When cleanliness is lost and ghusl (complete body wash) is not performed before the start of the fast, is the fast still valid? The fast is valid if the person had the intention to fast before Fajr prayer, even if he/she did not perform ghusl, commented the Central Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments (AWFAQ).

What do you recite on Day of Arafah?

Recite duas as much as possible, and ask for forgiveness for your sins. This sacred day should be spent in worship and supplication. Glorify Allah in all your actions; ensure that you don’t indulge in bad habits or unkind behaviour. Give generously to charity and go out of your way to help others.

Do you have to fast all 10 days of Dhul Hijjah?

Fasting on these 10 days are beloved to Allah (SWT), and especially on the ninth of Dhul Hijjah, which is the day of Arafat because fasting on this day means our sins from the previous and coming year will be expiated. This practice is Sunnah for Muslims and highly recommended.

When was the day of Arafah sent down?

Laylat al-Qadr is the night when the Qur’an was first sent down. Meanwhile, the Day of ’Arafah is the day when Allah perfected our beautiful religion of Islam. The final verses of the Qur’an were not yet revealed, but Allah sent down this ayah:

Do you have to fast on the day of Arafah?

It is highly recommended for those who are not pilgrims to fast on this day. The Prophet (saw) said, ’It (fasting on the Day of ‘Arafah) expiates the sins of the past year and the coming year (i.e. those sins will be forgiven)’. [Muslim]

Who is the Dua on the day of Arafah?

“The most excellent dua is the dua on the Day of Arafah, and the best of what I and the prophets before me have said, is “There is nothing that deserves to be worshiped in truth except Allaah, He is Alone and has no partner, to Him belongs the dominion and to Him belongs all praise, and He is All-Powerful over all things.'” (Muwatta) 3.

What did the Prophet saw say about Arafah?

The Prophet (saw) said, ’It (fasting on the Day of ‘Arafah) expiates the sins of the past year and the coming year (i.e. those sins will be forgiven)’. [Muslim] SubhanAllah, what an amazing opportunity: to be forgiven for sins we haven’t even committed yet!