- Less than 24 hours after a million pilgrims set up camp in the Valley of Mina, prayers began on Mount Arafat
- The prayer on the historic mountain is commonly referred to as one of the most important parts of the Hajj practice
- Meanwhile, 42,000 Nigerian pilgrims also joined their Muslim counterparts from other parts of the world in order to intercede at the Mount of Mercy
Nigerian pilgrims in Saudi Arabia joined millions of pilgrims around the world as part of the 2022 Hajj exercise world on Mount Arafat.
As reported by Premium Times, the convergence on Mount Arafat is a central part of the Hajj practice, allowing individuals to pray in prayers for their to join families, friends and loved ones.
One of the meanings of the sacred and legendary mountain is that Fr Pilgrims leave on the ninth day of Hajj Mina to Mount Arafat where they stand contemplatively at the vigil and pray and recite the Qur’an.
The mountain is mostly referred to as Jabal ar-Rahmah, what mountain of mercy means. It has been established that the Holy Prophet Muhammad gave his last sermon on earth in the Koran on the historical mountain.
Importance of Hajj for Muslims
In Islam , the Hajj practice comes with a routine that every pilgrim must spend the afternoon on Mount Arafat and anything contrary to this automatically invalidates the Hajj.
In the course Over the years the Hajj has been called one of the greatest religious convergences in the world as every Muslim is expected to perform this practice at least once.
In the Hajj 2022 over 40,000 Nigerian pilgrims from different states came to Saudi Arabia for the exercise
Sweat, pray, love: extreme heat chases Hajj
It was noted that the sun’s temperature rose to about 42 degrees Celsius (108 degrees Fahrenheit) in the afternoon.
Due to the W In bad weather, many men have been observed trying to protect their heads from the scorching sun, and Islam forbids men from wearing hats during Hajj practice.