Sunday, December 07, 2008

Haj rites - in short

Haj rites - in short

8 Dhul Hijjah

Days of Tarwiyyah

Assume Ihram

Go to Mina

Pray 5 Salaat, start with Dhuhr (shortened, but not joined) stay until sunrise of 9th

9 Dhul Hijjah

Day of ArafatGo to Arafat

Join and shorten Dhuhr and 'Asr at the time of Dhuhr

Make such Du'aa untill sunset

Leave after sunset for Muzdalifah

Pray Maghrib and 'Isha in Muzdalifah and spend night there

10 Dhul Hijjah

Pray Fajr as early as possible then go to Mina before sunrise

Pick up seven pebbles

Stone Jamarat Al 'Aqabah

Do sacrifice

Cut hair (partially out of Ihram)

Do Tawaf Al-Ifadah (and Sa'ee) before sun set (fully out of Ihram)

Stay in Mina

11 Dhul Hijjah

Pick up 21 pebbles

Throw pebbles in afternoon at small, medium and big Jamarat

Stay in Mina for night

12 Dhul Hijjah

Pick up 21 pebbles

Throw pebbles in afternoon at small, medium and big Jamarat

Stay in Mina for night or leave before Sun set

13 Dhul Hijjah

Optional - Pick up 21 pebbles

Throw pebbles in afternoon at small, medium and big Jamarat

Stay in Mina for night or leave before Sun set

Note: The above G.C. dates are for the year 2008

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