Pilgrims drawn from all over the world reached Mina, following the morning (Fajar) payers, on Sunday.
These pilgrims offered Zuhar, Asar, Maghrib Esha prayers, they would also offer Qasar prayers of Fajar also here today (Monday), then the pilgrims after sunrise would leave for Arafat, where they would perform the most essential part of Hajj Waquf-e-Arafat. The pilgrims here offer their Zuhar and Asar prayers combined.
The Imam will deliver Hajj Khutbah from Masjid-e-Nimra highlighting the importance of Hajj and challenges faced by the Muslim Ummah.
Later on, the pilgrims after sunset would leave for Muzdalfa, where delayed (Qasar) Maghrib and Esha combined prayers would be offered, while in the remaining part of the night, they would collect pebbles for Rami Jamarat.
Eid-ul-Azha will be celebrated in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday. The pilgrims would return to Mina valley on Tuesday after offering Fajar prayer. Reaching Mina, they would perform Jamarat ul Aqaba, offer Qurbani and then would leave for Makka al Mukarrama, where they would perform around Baitullah Sharif Tawaf-e-Ziarat and, thereafter, shaving their heads would take off Ehram. Later on, the pilgrims returning to Mina would also perform Rami Jamarat during the next two days.