Information about Muzdalifah

Muzdalifah stretches from the Valley of Muhassar to the mountains of Ma’zamayn. It is four kilometres long and covers an area of 12.25 square kilometers. Referring to Muzalifah, Allah (Glorified and Exalted is He) mentions in Surah Baqarah in the Quran:“When you leave Arafat,...

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Information about Arafat

The Day of Arafah (Arabic: يوم عرفة‎, translit. Yawm ‘Arafah) is an Islamic holiday that falls on the 9th day of Dhu al-Hijjah of the lunar Islamic Calendar. It is the second day of the Hajjpilgrimage and the day after is the first day of the major Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha. At dawn of this...

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Information about Mina

Mina is best known for the role it plays during the annual Hajj pilgrimage. More than 100,000 air-conditioned tents that can house more than 3 million people provide temporary accommodation to visiting pilgrims.In the valley of Mina is the Jamarat Bridge, the location of the ritual of...

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Information about Makkah

Makkah is the Holy City of Islam, although the city had religious importance before the advent of Islam. It is located in the western region of Saudi Arabia, near the Red Sea. Technically, the city is formally known as Makkah al-Mukaaramah, translating into English...

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Information about Madina

Medina is the second holiest site in Islam. “Medina” means the “City of the Prophet,” is in the Hejaz region of western Saudi Arabia. It was to Medina city that Muhammad fled when he was initially driven out of Mecca, and the place where he...

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Information about Jamarat

The Jamarat are three stone pillars which are pelted as a compulsory ritual of Hajj in emulation of the Prophet Ebrahim (upon him be peace). They represent the three locations where Ebrahim (upon him be peace) pelted the Shaitan (Satan) with stones when he...

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