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The rulings and significance of the blessed Day of `Arafah

The 9th of Dhu’l Hijjah is known as ‘the Day of `Arafah,’ because the pilgrims at Hajj gather at `Arafah in worship, which is one of the three central integrals of the Hajj rituals. Its importance is such that the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) said, “Hajj is `Arafah.” [Reported in most major hadith works] The Day …

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What Is Your Du`aa’ on the Day of `Arafah?

The day of `Arafah is singled out by great and unique blessings and merits.  According to a prophetic hadith, there is no more virtuous or beloved day in the sight of Allah than the day of `Arafah. Good deeds, dhikr, du`aa’, and recitation of the Qur’an are highly recommended on `Arafah day. It is reported that the Prophet (peace and …

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Arafah: A Stand of Forgiveness

It is a sunnah to leave for Arafah after the sunrise of the 9th day of Dhul-Hijjah. This is while uttering takbir, which is saying: Allahu Akbar (God is the Greatest), tahlil, which is saying: la ilaha ila-Allah (there is no God but Allah) and talbiyah, which is saying: labbayka Allahumma labbayk. The importance of this stand is related to …

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Arafah and the Descent of Mercy

All praise is due to Allah Who has created time and has made some periods of time superior to others. He has made some days, nights, and months to be of greater value than others, when rewards are multiplied many times as a mercy towards His slaves. This encourages them to do more righteous deeds and makes them more eager …

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