Learn 5 facts about Arafat, Jabal al-Rahma

2024-04-18 2024-04-18T11:33:35Z
ندى ماهر عبدربه
ندى ماهر عبدربه
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Weather of Arabia - On the ninth of the month of Dhu al-Hijjah, Upper Arafat witnesses a gathering of pilgrims coming from all over the world, where they meet in one place, and at one time, wearing the ihram clothes, and raising their hands in reverence and supplication to God, asking for forgiveness and mercy, but what do you know about Arafat Mountain" ?

 

5 information about Mount Arafat

  1. Arafat is the only mountain outside the sanctuary. It is characterized by a flat plain with Mount Arafat, called “Mount Al-Rahma,” which reaches 300 meters in length, and in its center is a 7-meter-tall monument.
  2. The Arafat site is surrounded by an arc of mountains and its root is the Arnah Valley. It is located on the road between Mecca and Taif, about 22 kilometers east of Mecca, and an estimated distance of about 10 kilometers from the site of Mina, and 6 kilometers from Muzdalifah.
  3. Arafat is famous for its “Mercy” mountain, which is characterized by its height that is proportional to the task of standing on it. Pilgrims’ standing on the mountain is not considered part of the Hajj rituals. Rather, it is sufficient for them to stand anywhere in Arafat, according to the words of the Prophet, may God bless him and grant him peace: “I stood here in Arafat and all of Arafat.” position".
  4. The Day of Arafah is distinguished by great virtue, as it was reported from the Prophet - may God bless him and grant him peace - that the Day of Arafah is the best day in the sight of God Almighty.
  5. In Arafat, there is the “Rockes” Mosque, which is located at the bottom of the “Rahma” Mountain. It was the site where the Prophet, may God bless him and grant him peace, stopped on his camel before sunset on the day of Arafat. It is surrounded by a short wall and contains large rocks.

 

 

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Sources:

alarabiya

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.
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