The Importance Of Arafat and Muzdalifah

The Importance Of Arafat and Muzdalifah

 

Muslims also visit the highly significant places in and around the Makkah and the Medinah when setting out for submitting their hajj pilgrimage with Affordable Hajj Packages 2019 from London. The Ziyarat or the important places in the Makkah comprises of the Muzdalifah. From the gorge of Muhassar, Muzdalifah draws out to the mountains of Mazamayn. It is 4 kilometers comprehensive and covers an area of 12.25km2. Referring to Muzdalifah, Allah Almighty said in Surah Al Baqarah in the Holy Quran: “When you leave Arafat, then remember Allah at the Masharul Haram.”

The Prophet (SAW) performed the Maghrib and Isha prayer together at Muzdalifah during the Hajj farewell. At the spot, where the present Masjid Masharul Haram is at present, He stayed, being towards the Qibla side. From there, the Prophet (SAW) said: “Although I am staying here, you may stay anywhere throughout Muzdalifah.” The holy guests of Almighty Allah when going there with cheap hajj packages they also stay here.

During Hajj through Economical umrah London agents 2019 for families with Visa, flight and Transportation, at the Isha time, it is Wajib to perform Maghrib and Isha together in the valley of Muzdalifah. Stay of Muzdalifah is also Wajib and it’s time to begin before dawn and ends at sunrise. If one spent even a little portion of their time in Muzdalifah, he/she will be pardoned of this responsibility. But, the best is to stay just before the rise of the sun. Although stones for pelting the Jamarat may be collected from anywhere, they are best placed from Muzdalifah. As the Muzadalifah is a place where people gather that is why it is also known as the JAM.

The Arafat Mount is another place of the Ziyarah. The ordinary meaning of the word Arafat is “to know”. It was here that Adam (R.A) and Hawa (R.A) met up, after being taken out of Jannah and placed on Earth. It is a necessary part of the Hajj of the standing on Arafat; whoever fails to spot the standing on Arafat has missed Hajj because the Prophet (SAW) said: “Hajj is Arafat.”

The day of Arafah has many characteristics, as was narrated in many Ahadith. The Aisha (R.A) narrated that the Prophet (SAW) said: “There is no day in which Allah sets free more souls from the fire of hell than on the day of Arafat. And on that day Allah draws near to the earth and by way of exhibiting His Pride remarks to the angels, ‘What is the desire of these (servants of mine)?” Umar (R.A) said: “On a Friday we know the day and the place in which that was revealed to the Prophet (SAW) it was when he was standing on Arafat,”

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