Tuesday September 25, 2018

Day of Arafat 2018


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

Day of Arafat for the year 2018 is celebrated/ observed on sundown of August 20 ending at sundown on Tuesday, August 21.


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 2018?

There are -1 month, -5 days until the celebration/ observance of Day of Arafat 2018.

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