Dates for Hajj 2019

When is Hajj 2019?

The dates of Hajj for 2019 (1440) are estimated as follows,Some key dates,

  • First day of Dhul Hijjah – Friday, 02-Aug-2019
  • First day of Hajj (the 8th of Dhul Hijjah) – Friday, 09-Aug-2019
  • Day of Arafat (the 9th of Dhul Hijjah) – Saturday, 10-Aug-2019
  • Eid Al Adha (the 10th of Dhul Hijjah) – Sunday, 11-Aug-2019

Note: These dates have not yet been confirmed by the authorities in Saudi Arabia

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Dates for Hajj 2018

When is Hajj 2018?

The dates of Hajj for 2018 (1439) are as follows,

Note: These dates have now been confirmed by the authorities in Saudi Arabia – see reference below.

So in summary key dates are as follows,

  • First day of Dhul Hijjah is Sunday, 12-Aug-2018
  • First day of Hajj (the 8th of Dhul Hijjah) will be on Sunday, 19-Aug-2018
  • Day of Arafat (the 9th of Dhul Hijjah) will be on Monday, 20-Aug-2018
  • Eid Al Adha (the 10th of Dhul Hijjah) will be on Tuesday, 21-Aug-2018
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Ref

  1. Saudi Gazette

Hajj Notebook

Hajj Notebook (Fourth Edition)

We are so pleased to announce a new edition of the My Hajj Notebook (Alhamdulillah). In this latest edition the format has changed slightly – the Notebook will now be available in two parts,

  • The Notebook itself – Packed with the same great information, but without any year specific details
  • A Yearly supplement – Containing year specific information such as dates for Hajj, prayer times, etc

Please visit the My Hajj Notebook page for both the Notebook and accompanying Yearly supplement.

Like previous editions, the Notebook is jam packed with lots of Hajj related goodies and contains the essentials for Hajj & Umrah including,

  • Definitions
  • Maps
  • Guides
  • Supplications
  • Hajj in the Quran
  • Hajj in the Hadith
  • Checklists
  • Glossary
  • Travel Facts
  • Dates & Times (in the accompanying Yearly supplement)

Hope you find it beneficial. Happy learning…

Hajj Workshop

Hajj is nearly upon us for another year. The Hajj Workshop page can be found here

It is your one stop shop for Hajj & Umrah learning & preparation – jam packed with self learning videos, guides, articles, how to’s, supplications and much much more.

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Enjoy … Happy Learning

My Hajj – Part 9 – In Between (Umrah & Hajj)

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My Hajj Part 9 provides suggestions to the pilgrim on what to do between Umrah & Hajj

Note

  1. The Part 9 page has the latest version & may provide additional resources & references
  2. The Hajj Course page provides a table of contents (toc) and lists all the Parts
  3. For the best viewing experience watch in full screen HD

My Hajj – Part 8 – Umrah

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My Hajj Part 8 provides a detailed account of how to perform Umrah

Note

  1. The Part 8 page has the latest version & may provide additional resources & references
  2. The Hajj Course page provides a table of contents (toc) and lists all the Parts
  3. For the best viewing experience watch in full screen HD

My Hajj – Part 7 – Rituals

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My Hajj Part 7 explores the Hajj & Umrah rituals and rites in detail, including Tawaaf and Sa’ee

Note

  1. The Part 7 page has the latest version & may provide additional resources & references
  2. The Hajj Course page provides a table of contents (toc) and lists all the Parts
  3. For the best viewing experience watch in full screen HD

My Hajj – Part 6 – Makkah

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My Hajj Part 6 provides an introduction to the city of Makkah and Masjid Al-Haram (home of the Kabah)

Note

  1. The Part 6 page has the latest version & may provide additional resources & references
  2. The Hajj Course page provides a table of contents (toc) and lists all the Parts
  3. For the best viewing experience watch in full screen HD

How to Perform the Funeral Prayer

A Step-by-Step Guide on how to Perform the Funeral (Janazah) Prayer (Salah)

On a somber note, this post provides a guide of how to perform the Funeral prayer. You might be surprised to find out that if you are on Hajj there might be a Funeral prayer after nearly every Fard Salah so it is important to know how to perform it correctly. A quick note – there appears to be different ways of performing the Funeral prayer. The aim of this guide is to present how the Funeral prayer is performed in Makkah & Madinah, Ref [1]. Please check & confirm with a scholar. (There is also a nicely formatted pdf at the end of this post that you can download and print)

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Note

  1. The method presented in this Post is the way that the Funeral prayer is performed in Makkah & Madinah and is referenced per Ref [1] below.
  2. Supplications for Male, Female & Child are examples taken from Ref [1].
  3. Please double check & confirm with a scholar.
  4. Check back often to see if there are any updates or revisions.

Ref

  1. “Prayer According to the Sunnah”. Compiler Prof. Muhammad Zulfiqar. Darussalam. March, 2006. Chapter – The Funeral Prayer, pg 492, 498. [10012]
  2. “Fortress of the Muslim, Invocations from the Qur’an and Sunnah”. Compiled by Said bin Wahf Al-Qahtani. Darussalam. 7th Edition July, 2006. pg 66. [10003]

My Hajj – Part 5 – Journey

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My Hajj Part 5 discusses the Journey from Home to Makkah

Note

  1. The Part 5 page has the latest version & may provide additional resources & references
  2. The Hajj Course page provides a table of contents (toc) and lists all the Parts
  3. For the best viewing experience watch in full screen HD