Official decision and announcement of the High Judiciary Council (HJC) of Saudi Arabia regarding the beginning of Dhul-Hijjah.
1 Dhul-Hijjah will be tomorrow, Friday 28 October 2011, and the Muslims performing Hajj will be in ‘Arafah on Saturday 5 November 2011 (9 Dhul-Hijjah 1432), and the Muslim Ummah shall be celebrating ‘Eed al-Adhaa on Sunday 6 November 2011, (10 Dhul-Hijjah 1432), inshaa.-Allaah
The ten days of Dhul-Hijjah begins wth the entrance of the month and ends on the day of the ‘eid. The Prophet, may peace and blessings be upon him, said about actions in these ten days:
“There are no days wherein righteous actions are more beloved to Allaah than these ten days.” They said: Not even jihad in the way of Allaah? He said: “Not even jihad in the way of Allaah, except for a man who leaves out (for jihad) with his wealth and self and doesn’t return back with any of them.”[Ibn ‘Abbaas-Saheeh Bukhaaree]