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Muzdalifah
Muzdalifah
(Arabic: مزدلفة‎) is an open, level area near Mecca in Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia
associated with the Ḥajj
Ḥajj
(Arabic: حَـجّ‎, "Pilgrimage"). It lies just southeast of Mina, on the route between Mina and Arafat. Pilgrimage[edit] The stay at Muzdalifah
Muzdalifah
is preceded by a day at Arafat, consisting of glorifying Allah, repeating the supplication, and repentance to Allah and asking Him for forgiveness. At Arafat, Zuhr and 'Asr
'Asr
prayers are performed in a combined and abbreviated form during the time of Zuhr. After sunset on the ninth day of the Islamic
Islamic
month of Dhu al-Hijjah, pilgrims travel to Muzdalifah, sometimes arriving at night because of over-crowding. After arriving at Muzdalifah, pilgrims pray the Maghrib and Isha prayer jointly whereas the Isha prayer is shortened to 2 rakats. At Muzdalifah, pilgrims collect pebbles (49, because only the big devil is stoned on the first day with the seven pebbles,while on the second and the third day. See also[edit]

Holiest sites in Islam

References[edit]

Coordinates: 21°23′33″N 39°56′16″E / 21.39250°N 39.93778°E / 21.39250; 39.93778

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Hajj
Hajj
topics

Every year, from the eighth to the twelfth day of Dhu al-Hijjah.

Preparation

Ihram Meeqath Dhu'l-Hulayfah Juhfah Yalamlam

Sequence

Tawaf Zamzam Well Safa and Marwa Mina Mount Arafat Muzdalifah Rami al-Jamarat Eid al-Adha Tawaf
Tawaf
al-Ifadah Tawaf
Tawaf
al-Wida

Mosques

Great Mosque of Mecca Al-Masjid an-Nabawi Masjid-u-Shajarah Ra