In this section
we try to give a very brief
summary of all the main steps of
performing the hajj. However the
reader should be aware that
there are many Duas, Sunnah and
Mustahabs which come hand in
hand with the main arkams of
Hajj so once should have a
deatedil hand book to cover all
the fine details.
1st day: 8th
Once the pilgrim has put on
for Hajj, the Hajjs would need
to head towareds to MlNA after sunrise and perform 5
Salaahs there, e.g. they need to
do. Zohar, Asr,
Maghrib, Esha and Fajr of the
next day (9 Zil Hijjah).
2nd day: 9th
The pilgrim would need to after
sunrise head towards ARAFAT and make
WUQOOF after ZAWAL. Zohar and
Asr Salaah will be performed
here. The pilgrim should
constantly be busy in Du'aa, Zikr,
Quran recitation, (plus the
special Duas which the Holy
Prophet recited) until sunset.
sunset the pilgrims would need
to proceed to Muzdalifah. Once
in Muzdalifah the pilgrims
would need to do Maghrib & Esha at the
time of Esha. The Hajjis would
need to spent the night at Muzdalifah.
3rd day: 10th
Zul Hijjah, Yaum-un-Nahr
Once the pilgrim have completed
their morning Fajr Salaah at
Muzdalifah, the pilgrim would
then need to head towards Mina before sunrise.
This particular day the pilgrims
would need to perform 4 important
1. First is the RAMEE of Jamaratul Aqabah
(stoning the big Devil/Sytan).
2. Secondly the pilgrim would
need to do ZABH (to sacrifice an
3. Thirdly the HALQ or Qasr (shaving or
trimming the hair of the head).
4. Finally the pilgrim would
need to perform TAWAAFUZ ZIYAARAH.
4th day: 11th
On this holy day all the 3 big
devils (Sytaan) have to be
pelted on this day plus the
to be spent at MINA. RAMEE,
i.e. pelting time begins after
ZAWAAL and ends before SUNSET.
5th day: 12th
Once the stoning is done i.e. pelt all three Shaytaans after Zawaal. The
pilgrims would need to move
towards MAKKAH MU'AZZAM. Those
hiajji who want to stay in Mina on the l3th Zul Hijjah should pelt the 3
Shaytaans before proceeding to
Makkah Mukarramah. The stoning
on this day is allowed all the day