Category Archives: Day of ‘Arafaat

The best supplication offered on the Day of ‘Arafa


It was narrated from ‘Abd-Allaah ibn ‘Amr ibn al-‘Aas (may Allaah be pleased with him) that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “The best of du’aa’ is du’aa’ on the day of ‘Arafa, and the … Continue reading

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The Day of `Arafah coinciding with a Saturday


Fatwa No. ( 11747 ) Q: People here differed regarding observing Sawm (Fast) on the Day of `Arafah (9th of Dhul-Hijjah) this year as it coincides with Saturday. Some said they observed Sawm on the Day of `Arafah because it … Continue reading

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Excellence of Fasting on the Day of Arafah


FASTING THE DAY OF ’ARAFAH: The ninth day of Dhul-Hijjah is the day of ’Arafah, since it is on this day that the pilgrims gather at the mountain plain of ’Arafah, praying and supplicating to their Lord. It is mustahabb … Continue reading

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Ruling on fasting on Saturdays


Shaykh Ibn ‘Uthaymeen (may Allaah have mercy on him) said: It should be noted that different scenarios may apply with regard to fasting on a Saturday. 1 – It may be obligatory, such as observing a Ramadaan fast during Ramadaan … Continue reading

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