Day of Arafat for the year 2012 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of Wednesday, October 24th ending at sundown on Thursday, October 25th.
Day of Arafat falls on the ninth day of the month of Dhul-Hijjah on the lunar Islamic calendar. For Muslims this day is honored by a pilgrimage to Mount Arafat where they gather in prayer waiting for judgment.
More information on Day of Arafat. (Dates, Customs and History for Day of Arafat)
|Day of Arafat|
|Name(s):||Day of Arafat, Day of Arafah, Day of Repentance and Acceptance Supplications|
|When:||9th day of Dhul-Hijjah on Islamic Calendar|
How many days to Day of Arafat 2012?
Thursday, October 25th is the 298 day of the 2012 calendar year with -6 years, -18 days until the celebration/ observance of Day of Arafat 2012.
October 2012 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|Oct 1||Child Health Day 2012||Observance||-2234|
|Oct 1||Sukkot 2012||Jewish||-2234|
|Oct 8||Columbus Day 2012||Federal Holiday||-2227|
|Oct 8||Shemini Atzeret 2012||Jewish||-2227|
|Oct 9||Simchat Torah 2012||Jewish||-2226|
|Oct 9||Leif Erikson 2012||Observance||-2226|
|Oct 15||Navratri 2012||Hindu||-2220|
|Oct 16||Boss's Day 2012||Observance||-2219|
|Oct 23||Dussehra 2012||Hindu||-2212|
|Oct 25||Day of Arafat 2012||Muslim||-2210|
|Oct 26||Eid al-Adha 2012||Muslim||-2209|
|Oct 31||Halloween 2012||Observance||-2204|