Hajj rituals start with convergence of faithfuls at Mina
MAKKAH (92 News) – Hajj pilgrims are moving into the tent city of Mina in Saudi Arabia, marking the beginning of Hajj rituals on Tuesday.
The pilgrims will spend the night in the tent city before heading towards Arafat on September 23 for main ritual of Hajj.
The pilgrims will stay at Maidan-e-Arafat for whole day and will listen to the Hajj sermon to be delivered by the grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia at Masjid-e-Nimra. “They will offer Zohr and Asr prayers at Maidan-e-Arafat and will leave for Muzdalfa just after sunset.”
During their stay in Maidan-e-Arafat, the pilgrims will offer Nawafil and special prayers and repent their sins.
The Hujjaj after the Waqoof-e-Arafat will spend whole night in open sky at Muzadalfa where they will offer their Maghrib and Isha prayers and spend the whole night in prayers.