Pilgrims head to Muzdalifah after spending the day in Arafat

Pilgrims head to Muzdalifah after spending the day in Arafat
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Pilgrims depart from Arafat as sunset approaches. (AN Photo/Essam Al-Ghalib)
Pilgrims head to Muzdalifah after spending the day in Arafat
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The sun sets over Arafat, ending the second day of the Hajj. (SPA)
Pilgrims head to Muzdalifah after spending the day in Arafat
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The sun sets over Arafat, ending the second day of the Hajj. (SPA)
Updated 10 August 2019

Pilgrims head to Muzdalifah after spending the day in Arafat

Pilgrims head to Muzdalifah after spending the day in Arafat
  • In Muzdalifah, they will pray the Maghrib and Isha prayers and gather the pebbles for the stoning rituals that start Sunday
  • Muslims who are not participating in Hajj this year will celebrate Eid Al-Adha on Sunday

ARAFAT: Pilgrims headed towards Muzdalifah after sunset on Saturday, in preparation for the third day of Hajj on Sunday.

On Saturday, pilgrims sought forgiveness from God at Arafat before making the next part of their journey.

In Muzdalifah, they will pray the Maghrib and Isha prayers and gather the pebbles that they will need to carry out the stoning rituals on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday.

Pilgrims will spend the night in the open in Muzdalifah, before heading for Mina on Sunday morning before sunrise.

Muslims who are not participating in Hajj this year will celebrate Eid Al-Adha on Sunday.