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The Hajj 2018: Sunday August 19th, (Dhul Hijjah 9, 1439)

August 19, 2018

The Hajj 2018
Sun. August 19th-Fri August 24th
(Dhul Hijjah 9, 1439)

Hajj – Each year during the 12th month of the Islamic calendar, millions of Muslims make an annual pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia called Hajj. The rituals of Hajj are connected to historical events of Prophet Abraham his son, Prophet Ishmael and wife Hagar.

Day of Arafat – During one day of the Hajj, pilgrims gather at the Plain of Arafat to seek God’s mercy, and Muslims elsewhere fast for the day.

Eid al-Adha – At the end of the annual pilgrimage, Muslims celebrate “The Festival of Sacrifice.

Please remember to make Duah for all of the Hajjis fulfilling
The Fifth Pillar of Al Islam in 2018.

For information on planning for YOUR Hajj, go to



August 19, 2018
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Muslim American Community RVA
Al Mu’Adhan Hajj Group