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Rituals Pilgrims Perform During the Days of Hajj

8th Dhul Hijjah

  • Remove unwanted hair, clip nails etc
  • Perform Ghusl or at least make Wudhu
  • Wear Ihram garments
  • Pray 2 raka’at (optional)
  • Make intention for Hajj as you start to make your way to Mina by reciting the Talbiyah:
    Talbiyah in Arabic

Labbayka Allaahumma labbayk, labbayka laa shareeyka laka labbayk, innal-hamda wan-ni’mata laka wal-mulk, laa shareeyka lak

“Here I am, O Allaah, here I am. Here I am, you have no partner, here I am. Verily all praise and blessings, and all sovereignty are Yours. You have no partner.”

Once in Mina, pray each prayer shortened and at its respective time
Spend the night here

9th Dhul Hijjah (Day of Arafat)

  • Pray Fajr
  • Make your way to ‘Arafat any time after sunrise 1
  • Pray Zhur & Asr shortened & combined (jam’ taqdeem)
  • Stay on the plain of ‘Arafat until sunset & engage in intense supplication
  • After sunset, head to Muzdalifa 2
  • Pray Maghrib & Isha shortened & combined (jam’ ta’khir)
  • Collect some pebbles for stoning
  • Spend the night here

10th Dhul Hijjah (Day of Sacrifice/Eid)

  • Pray Fajr
  • Engage in supplication and after sunrise head towards the Jamaraat

NOTE: Consult your group scholar regarding the order of the following rituals:

  • Pelt the big jamaraat only with 7 pebbles
  • Slaughter an animal (Hadiy)
  • Shave/trim your hair

Note: The Talbiyah stops upon the 1st pebble throw of the jamaraat

  • Head to Makkah and perform Tawaf al-Ifadah, pray 2 rakat sunnah behind Maqam Ibrahim, drink zamzam & perform Sa’ee
  • Return to Mina before Fajr of the next day

11th Dhul Hijjah

  • Pray Fajr
  • Collect remaining pebbles
  • Pelt all 3 jamaraat with 7 pebbles each (21 total)
  • Return to Mina camp
  • During the stay in Mina, pray each prayer shortened and at its
    respective time

12th Dhul Hijjah

  • Pray Fajr
  • Pelt all 3 jamaraat with 7 pebbles each (21 total)
  • If you have opted to leave Mina, depart before sunset

HAJJ COMPLETE!

  • Remaining pilgrims, return to Mina camp
  • During the stay in Mina, pray each prayer shortened and at its
    respective time

13th Dhul Hijjah

  • Pray Fajr
  • Pelt all 3 jamarat with 7 pebbles each (21 total)
  • Depart Mina

HAJJ COMPLETE!