(The day of) ʿArafah

The 9th day of the last Islamic Lunar Calendar Month of Dhul ḤijjahThe 12th and final month of the Islamic calendar. Hajj, the Day of Arafah, Eid al-Adha, Eid al-Ghadir, and Eid al-Mubahalah all take place during this month.... More, and the day before EidAn Islamic...

(The plains of) ʿArafāt

An area approximately 20 KM / 12 miles east of Mecca where pilgrims spend the 9th of Dhul ḤijjahThe 12th and final month of the Islamic calendar. Hajj, the Day of Arafah, Eid al-Adha, Eid al-Ghadir, and Eid al-Mubahalah all take place during this month.... More...

Dhul Ḥijjah

The 12th and final month of the Islamic calendar. Hajj, the Day of Arafah, EidAn Islamic religious festival and holiday. The ahadith list four days as being specific days of Eid: • Eid al-Adha - the 10th of Dhu’l Hijjah to complete the Hajj• Eid al-Fitr - the 1st......

Eid al-ʿAḍḥā

Aḍḥā means sacrifice.  Eid al-ʿAḍḥāAḍḥā means sacrifice.  Eid al-ʿAḍḥā occurs on 10th day of the Islamic month of Dhul Hijjah during the annual Hajj Pilgrimage. It celebrates the readiness of Prophet Ibrahim (‘a) to sacrifice his son Ismail (‘a)... More...

Ḥajj

An act of worship where Muslims make a pilgrimage to the city of Mecca and perform a unique set of rituals. ḤajjAn act of worship where Muslims make a pilgrimage to the city of Mecca and perform a unique set of rituals. Ḥajj occurs annually between the 8th and 12th of...