Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 5, Hajj and ‘Umrah, Fiqh 5.093.

Section : Moving out to Mina.It is sunnah to move to Mina on the 8th of Zhul-Hijjah. So all pilgrims, who are performing Hajj Qiran or Hajj Ifrad, they should proceed in their ihram to it. Those performing Hajj Tamattu' should on that day put on ihram (as they did the first time at the … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 5, Hajj and ‘Umrah, Fiqh 5.093.

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Section : Leaving Makkah Before the 8th of Zhul-Hijjah.Sa'id bin Mansur reported that Al-Hasan used to leave Makkah for Mina a day or two before Yaum al-Tarwiya (on the 6th or 7th of Zhul-Hijjah). Malik, however, disliked it, and also disliked that one should stay in Makkah until the evening of Yaum al-Tarwiya, except when … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 5, Hajj and ‘Umrah, Fiqh 5.093B.

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Section : Moving to Arafat.After the sunrise of the 9th day of Zhul-Hijjah, it is sunnah to leave for Arafah by way of Zhabb while uttering takbir (Allahu Akbar), tahlil (La ilaha il-lal-lah), and talbiyah (Labaika Allahumma lab-baik).Mohammed bin Abi Bakr Al-Thaqafi said: "I asked Anas bin Malik regarding talbiyah, while we were on our … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 5, Hajj and ‘Umrah, Fiqh 5.094.

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Section : Spending the Day at Arafah, Its Excellence.Jabir reported that the Prophet (peace be upon him) said, "The ten days of the month of Zhul-Hijjah are the best days in the sight of Allah." A man asked, "Are these days better than an equivalent number of days that are spent fighting for the cause … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 5, Hajj and ‘Umrah, Fiqh 5.094A.

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Section : Spending the Day.There is consensus among the Muslim scholars that spending the Day at Arafah is the most important part of Hajj. Ahmad and the compilers of the Sunan have reported from Abdur Rahman bin Ya'mur that the Prophet (peace be upon him) ordered an announcer to proclaim "Hajj is (spending the day … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 5, Hajj and ‘Umrah, Fiqh 5.094B.

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Section : Time for Arafah.Most Muslim scholars are of the opinion that the time to spend in Arafah begins from noon of the 9th day of Zhul-Hijjah until dawn of the 10th of Zhul-Hijjah, and that any part of this period of time, day or night, may be spent in Arafah (to fulfil this condition). … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 5, Hajj and ‘Umrah, Fiqh 5.095.

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Section : The Significance of Staying at Arafah.Staying at Arafah means physical and mental presence in any part of Arafah, whether one is awake, asleep, riding, sitting, lying down, walking, and regardless of whether one is in a state of purity or not, e.g., a menstruating woman, or one giving birth, or a person having … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 5, Hajj and ‘Umrah, Fiqh 5.095A.

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Section : Staying by the Rocks.A pilgrim may spend the Day of Arafah anywhere within the bounds of Arafah for all of it is equally good for encamping (on this particular day) except the bottom of the valley called 'Urnah to the west of Arafah. There is consensus that spending the Day of Arafah at … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 5, Hajj and ‘Umrah, Fiqh 5.096.

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Section : Etiquette of Standing and Making Supplications.One must maintain a complete state of purity. face the direction of Ka'bah, seek forgiveness of Allah as much as possible. glorify Allah, and supplicate for one's well being and well are in this life and in the Hereafter, and for others, with fervour, attention, and with hands … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 5, Hajj and ‘Umrah, Fiqh 5.096B.

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Section : Fasting on the Day of Arafah.It is confirmed that the Prophet (peace be upon him) did not fast on the Day of Arafah. The Prophet (peace be upon him) said: "Verily the Day of Arafah, the Day of Sacrifice (Yaum al-Nahr), and Ayam Tashriq (the 10th, 11th and 12th of Zhul-Hijjah) are our … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 5, Hajj and ‘Umrah, Fiqh 5.099.

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Section : Combining Zuhr and 'Asr Prayers at Arafah.According to the authentic ahadith the Prophet (peace be upon him) combined Zuhr and 'Asr prayers while at Arafah. For this, azhan - call for the prayer - was given, then iqamah - the second call for prayer - was made. Then he offered Zuhr. After this, … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 5, Hajj and ‘Umrah, Fiqh 5.099A.

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Section : Returning from Arafah.According to sunnah, pilgrims should leave Arafah quietly and peacefully after sunset. The Prophet (peace be upon him) left Arafah very peacefully and quietly, holding the reins of his she camel so tightly that its head touched its back, while he said to the people, "O people, walk calmly; rushing or … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 5, Hajj and ‘Umrah, Fiqh 5.099B.

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Section : Hajj of a Woman.Hajj is obligatory both for women and men alike; they must perform it whenever they meet the above mentioned prerequisites for it. In the case of a woman it is essential that she be accompanied by her husband or some other mahram (Al-Hafiz said in his Al-Fath: "According to the … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 5, Hajj and ‘Umrah, Fiqh 5.010.