Khutba-e-Hajj | LIVE ARY NEWS |TODAY | Pilgrims move to Arafat | 11 SEPTEMBER 2016 | 2:53PM |
Pilgrims move to Arafat for main Hajj ritual
MAKKAH: Millions of Muslims from across the world who had gathered in Mina for Hajj rituals yesterday will move to Arafat after sunrise this morning for Waqoof-e-Arafat, the main ritual of Hajj on 9th of Zil-Hajj.
Millions of Hujjaj from across the world, including one hundred and forty-three thousand from Pakistan are performing main ritual of Hajj \'Waqoof-e-Arafat\' in Maidan-e-Arafat on Sunday.
Hujjaj are listening to Khutba-e-Hajj and will offer Zohar and Asr prayers together in Maidan-e-Arafat.
Imam Al-Sheikh Saleh bin Hameed is delivering Khutba-e-Hajj from Masjid-e-Nimra as the Saudi Mufti-e-Azam, Abdul Aziz Al-Sheikh is sick.
Radio Pakistan\'s correspondent Muhammad Akram Khan reports that the Hujjaj will stay in Maidan-e-Arafat till Azaan-e-Maghrib. After Azan-e-Maghrib they will move to Muzdalfa from Arafat. They will offer Maghrib and Isha prayers in Muzdalfa. They Hajis will pass the night in Muzdalfa under open sky.
Saudi authorities have made elaborate arrangements to facilitate the Hujjaj.
Reports from Mina state that Hujjaj will offer Zohar and Aar prayers together and listen to \"Hajj Khutba\" at Masjid Nimra.
The Saudi Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Aziz, who has been delivering the Hajj sermon consistently for the last 35 years will unfortunately not be doing so this year, due to health reasons. The sermon will be delivered by Sheikh Sualeh Bin Hameed Talha Saudi.
The Hujjaj will stay in Arafat till sunset today spending the day in prayers.
Security arrangements for Hajj this year have been made specially tight, with 100 drone copters flying in the air and special allocation of fireproof biometric SIMs and e-bracelets to the pilgrims. --SAMAA
Imam Al-Sheikh Saleh bin Hameed is delivering Khutba-e-Hajj from Masjid-e-Nimra.
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