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The 5 days of Hajj
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The 5 days of Hajj
Before the 1st day of Hajj
Flying out to Saudi Arabia
Ihram - Hajj clothing
2 pieces of unstitched clothing to represent the shroud worn at the time of death.
Wear a garment that will cover from head to toe, but not the face.
Arriving in Saudi Arabia
Arriving in Makkah
Perform prayers in the Holy Sanctuary
Hajj is the fifth pillar of Islam.
It is pilgrimage to the city of Makkah for those who are financially and physically able to do it.
Hajj is about obeying the commands of God to help Muslims remember their purpose in life (to worship God).
Where does Hajj take place?
It takes place in
Makkah, Saudi Arabia
one of the holiest places for Muslims as it is where the
, the House of Allah was first built by the Prophet Adam (peace be upon him) pbuh to worship Him.
It occurs in the 12th month of the Islamic calendar, the month of
It starts on the 8th and ends on the 13th of Dhul Hijjah.
When does Hajj take place?
The Islamic calendar is a lunar calendar, eleven days shorter than the Gregorian calendar used in the Western world, so the Gregorian date of Hajj changes from year to year.
Who has to perform Hajj?
All Muslims have to perform hajj once in their lifetime as long as they can afford it and are physically able.
Why do Muslims perform Hajj?
Muslims perform Hajj as it is a
It helps them to:
remember their purpose in life (to worship God)
become better Muslims
it brings them closer to God
reminds them about the Hereafter
(killing any kind of animal)
-pulling out a
nails or hair
Prohibited actions when Muslims are in Ihraam
to the people around you.
- Keep away from all of the prohibited actions.
generous and kind
to one another.
- Serve and
Pray, pray, pray!
“Verily, the first House (of worship) appointed for mankind was that at Bakkah (former name of Makkah), full of blessing, and guidance for al-Alameen (the mankind and Jinns). In it are manifest signs (for example), the Maqaam (place) of Ibraheem (Abraham); whosoever enters it, he attains security.” (Surah al-Imran (3): 96-97)
Pack bags for Mina
1st day of Hajj (
8th of Dhul Hijjah)
3rd day of Hajj (10th Dhul Hijjah)
Arrive in Mina
Arrive in Mina in the morning
Also on the same day, the 3rd day of Hajj (10th Dhul Hijjah)
Stone the Jamaraat again on each day
'Before the blood of the animal reaches the ground, the sacrifice is accepted by Allah.'
'The person who sacrifices an animal will be rewarded for every hair on their animal.'
The footsteps of Prophet Ibrahim (A)
Tawaf e Ziyarat:
Tawaf preformed on the 10th of Dhul Hijjah
Annual celebration for Muslims
walking back and forth betwwen safa and marwa
refereed to as the House of Allah(swt).
2 pieces of cloth for men, Abayah for women
Top of the Ihram
Bottom of the Ihram
stoning of were Prophet Ibrahim pbuh stood when he threw pebbles at the devil.
Shaving/trimming of Hair
Sacrifice (slaughtering the animal)
Hitting stones at Jammarat
2nd day of Hajj (9th Dhul Hijjah)
Sleep under the stars at Muzdalifah
Arrive at Arafat
At sunset, depart from Arafat to Muzdalifah.
Try to collect pebbles for the next day.
Stone the Jamarat then return to Makkah
Qurbani - Sacrificing animal
Shave or trim hair to come out of Ihram. Once this is done, Muslims are free to carry out the prohibited acts mentioned earlier.
Perform Tawaf e Ziyarat
(Circling of the Kaaba)
How to act during Hajj:
4th & 5th day of Hajj (12 & 13th Dhul Hijjah)
Return to Makkah
Travel to Mina from Makkah
5th day of Hajj (11th Dhul Hijjah)
Perform Tawaf al-widah (Farewell tawaf)
'It is neither the meat nor their blood that reaches Allah, but it is piety from you that reaches Him. Thus have We made them subject to you that you may magnify Allah for His Guidance to you. And give glad tidings (O Muhammad pbuh) to the Muhsinun (doers of good).' (22:37)