Dhu al-Qi’dah (ذو القعدة)

  • Meaning: Dhul-Qi’dah means “the one of sitting”.
  • Purpose: This month is significant due to the Hajj pilgrimage, which takes place during Dhul-Hijjah. Muslims around the world fast on the 9th day of Dhul-Hijjah, known as the Day of Arafat, while pilgrims at Hajj stand in prayer and supplication at Mount Arafat.
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