Wednesday October 17, 2018

Day of Arafat 2017


Muslim men in prayer.Muslim men in prayer. Photo by: Omar Chatriwala

Day of Arafat for the year 2017 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of Wednesday August 30 ending at sundown on Thursday, August 31.


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
Type:Observance, Muslim
When:9th day of Dhul-Hijjah on Islamic Calendar

How many days to Day of Arafat 2017?

Thursday, August 31st is the 242 day of the 2017 calendar year with -1 year, -1 month, -17 days until the celebration/ observance of Day of Arafat 2017.

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