When is Hajj 2018?
The days of Hajj will take place from approximately Sunday 19th of August this year till 24th August 2018. With hajj starting possibly on the 19th of August subject to the moon sighting declaring the beginning of the blessed month of Dhul-hijjah, subscribe to our newsletter to be informed of all Islamic dates and moon sightings.
1st Dhul Hijjah | TBC
9th Dhul Hijjah – The day of Arafah | TBC
10th Dhul Hijjah – Eid ul Adhah | TBC
How long is Hajj
The days of Hajj consist of 5 days of various forms of worship. With the day or Arafah being the focus, when pilgrims gather in the planes of Arafah and seek forgiveness from the Almighty (SWT).
Abu Hurayrah (may Allah be pleased with him) reported that the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said: “The performance of `Umrah is expiation for the sins committed between it and the previous ones. And the reward for Hajj Mabrur (pilgrimage accepted by Allah) is nothing but Paradise.” (Sahih Al Bukhari)