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The Hajj Journey


THE SEQUENCE OF HAJJ AL-TAMATTU
The first House (of worship) appointed for men was that at Bakka: Full of blessing and of guidance for all the Worlds. In it are Signs Manifest; The Station of Abraham; Whoever enters it attains security; Pilgrimage thereto is a duty men owe to Allah, --- Those who can afford the journey; but if any deny faith, Allah stands not In need of any of His creatures ( Al Imran 96,97 )

1. IHRAM 2. UMRAH 3. GOING TO MINA
Clean yourself (Ghusl).
Wear Ihram garments.
Make intention for Umrah.
Recite Talbeyah.
Avoid forbidden acts of Ihram.
Make Tawaf around the Kaba 7 times.
Pray 2 Rakah behind Maqam Ibrahim.
Make Sa`l between Safa & Marwah 7 times.
Trim hair and remove Ihram.
Noon, the 8th D`al Hajjah.
Put on Ihram again.
Make intention for Hajj.
Remain in Mina during the Tarwiah day & perform 5 prayers starting from Dhuhr & ending with Fajr on the day of Arafat.

4. GOING TO ARAFAT 5. GOING TO MUZDALIFAH 6. PROCEED TO MINA
Morning, the 9th D`al Hajjah.
Leave for Arafat in the morning & stay until sunset.
Glorify Allah, repeat supplication, repent and ask for forgiveness.
Pray Dhuhr and Asr shortened & combined during the time of Dhuhr.
Listen to the Qutbah of AJ-Hajj.
After Sunset, the 9th D`al Hajjaj.
Leave for Muzdalifah soon after sunset.
Perform the Maghrib and Isha prayers combined (Isha is shortened to 2 Rakah).
Stay overnight and perform Fajr prayer.
Collect 49 small pebbles for Rami Jambrat.
Sunrise, the 10th of D`al Hajjah
Shortly before sunrise leave Muzdalifah for Mina.
Go to Jammarat Al-Aqabah & stone it with 7 pebbles.
Slaughter your sacrifice.
Shave your head off or trim your hair.
Take off Ihram and dress in regular clothes.
All Ihram restrictions are lifted, except intimacy with spouse.

7. TAWAF AL IFADAH 8. RETURN TO MINA 9. FAREWELL TAWAF
The 10th D`al Hajjah or after
Make Tawaf Al Ifadah.
Make Sa`l between Safe and Marwah.
After Tawaf Al-Hadah All Ibram restrictions are lifted.
The 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th
Spend the Tashreeq days in Mina.
After Dhuhr of each day, stone the three Jamarat, starting from small and ending with Al-Aqbah.
You may leave on the 12th, after stoning the Jamarat, if you wish, before sunset.
After the 13th D`al Hajjah or Whenever you are leaving Makkah.
Go to Makkah and make a farewell Travel.
Perform 2 Rakah of Tawaf.
Let the Tawaf be the last thing you do in Makkah.