Important things to note about Hajj 2017

Important things to note about Hajj 2017

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Muslims are expected to go to Mecca once in their lifetime

– Every Muslim is expected to go for Hajj at least once in their lifetime.

– The Hajj of this year is expected to start on the 30th of August and end on the 4th of September.

It should be noted that Hajj is an annual holy pilgrimage that should be made by Muslims at least once in their lifetime.

The word “Hajj” which means to intend a journey has the largest gathering of people in the world because as many as 2,000,000 Muslims go to Mecca during this period.

The most holy city in Islam is Mecca therefore, it is expected that all adults should go on a pilgrimage once in their lifetime.

It should be noted that Hajj in the Islamic calendar begins on the eight day of the Dhu al-Hijjah lunar month and the pilgrimage can be performed between 5-9 days.

Muslims refer to the third day of Hajj as Eid ul-Adha and the ninth day is referred to as Day of Arafah. copyright. www.naijapr.com

The Hajj of this year is expected to start on the 30th of August and end on the 4th of September, but that would depend on the first sighting of the moon, like all other Muslim celebrations.

When performing this pilgrimage, Muslims are expected to perform cleaning rituals and are also expected to put on the correct attire, not use scents, neither should their robes be soiled or wiped by anything, and for the Hajj to be valid, if their robes get soiled, they must change it. copyright. www.naijapr.com

It is also expected of male Muslims to go without cutting their beards, nails or hair during this period.

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