Facts About Waqf al-Arafa day

Waqf al-Arafa-Hajj ( 20 August 2018 ).
Waqf al-Arafa falls on the 9th day of Dhu al-Hijjah of the islamic calender. It is the day on which Muslim Hajj Pilgrims gather on mount Arafa praying their lord.Prophet Muhammad gave his last sermon standing on mount Arafa for that reason it is visited by pilgrims during the Hajj.

Top facts

  • It is mention in Sahih Muslim Vol.2 Book of fasting Hadrith 2603 a person aaked Prophet Muhamad what is the significance of fasting? Prophet Muhhammad said that fasting on the day of Arafa will expiates your 2 years sins.Past year and coming year.
  • Buy gifts for your children.Those who spend on their children on this day are rewarded by God.
  • It is said that the fast is for only those who dont perform Hajj on this day as Allah dont want to trouble them by doing fast n also going for Hajj.
  • Fasting is prohibited for those who perform Hajj on that day.


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