Happy Arafat Day Holidays in Dubai 2019

The Arafat day is a very important day in Islamic history. This is a very important part of Islamic history and it’s a major part of Hajj. Hajj is the last pillar of Islam which is performed in the holy city Makkah in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

2019 arafat day Arafat Day falls on the 9th day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the twelfth and final holy month in the Islamic months. This UAE holiday 2019 is also included in the UAE holidays 2019 list. There is a full-time holiday in Dubai, UAE on this Islamic and most important day.

Arafat day is the second day of the most important pillar of Islam Hajj or pilgrimage.  After this Arafat day, there is the second biggest happiness moment for the Muslims. This is called Eid Al Adha.  After performing the important part of Hajj in mina the Muslim pilgrims make their way from Mina towards a nearby hillside. This is a very happy and historic festival for Muslims and Dubai government announces holidays on the Eid Al Adha in Dubai for the private and public sector.

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This holy place is called the Mount Arafat and it is like a plain which is called plain of Arafat. Those who are not on the holy pilgrimage (not in Arafah) are highly recommended by Islamic belief to fast. The reward for the fasting in the day of Arafah is great.

This UAE holiday 2019 will falls on August 10 this year in 2019. The August 10 is Saturday, but it may vary depends upon the sighting of the moon. In the Islamic calendar exact day is based on lunar sightings, the date may vary between countries.

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The date displayed on this page is based on the date of Arafat Day in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The Arafat day is the UAE holiday 2019 which will be in the month of August.

Day of Arafat History

The day of Arafah is a very important day in the Hajj on which Muslims and especially pilgrims gather on the historical mount Arafah, praying and supplicating from Allah Almighty.

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It was the place where our beloved Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) gave his Farewell Sermon. A huge crowd of people stands on the Mount Arafah, on the same way when the judgment day will come and all the people standing in front of their Lord. All the people will weight for the judgment on this day of Resurrection. Every kind and from different parts of the world, people standing as a singular community inspires pilgrims to rid themselves of false pride.

This Hajj or pilgrimage is the mandatory part of our religious at least once in life if some have the physically and financially capable of undertaking the journey. The Hajj is considered the biggest annual gathering of people in the world.

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In the Holy Quran, it is stated that how Allah Almighty asked Prophet Ibrahim A.S to sacrifice his son Hazrat Ismail A.S as a test of his faith. Hazrat Ibrahim AS prepared to fulfill Allah’s will. He took Hazrat Ismail AS with him but at the same time the devil dissuade him and the prophet Ibrahim threw rocks at the devil three times. This act of the beloved Prophet of Allah is repeated by pilgrims at Hajj who throw stones at symbolic pillars.

Part of the hajj is being seen as equal in the eyes of God. All men wear two pieces of a white sheet so that all the attendee’s wealth and social status are the same. Women’s clothing is less restrictive, but they must wear white and they can only show their hands and feet.

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In the Hajj men wear only two pieces of sheets so that all the pilgrims’ wealth and social status are the same. Unlike other Islamic rites, there is no gender separation at Hajj. Men and women are allowed to stand side by side.

Islamic Arafat Day 2019 Facts

  • It is common Muslim faith that the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said that fasting on the day of Arafah forgives all the minor sins of the past year and coming year.
  • The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) gave his last sermon standing on Mount Arafah. For that reason, it is visited by pilgrims during the Hajj.
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  • Standing on top of Mount Arafah completes the Hajj (Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca). It is believed to be the singular most significant act Muslim pilgrims undertake.
  • The day of Arafah was declared by Prophet Muhammad as a day of celebration and feasting.

On this day “Allah expresses His pride to His angels at the time of ‘Ishaa’ on The Day of Repentance and Acceptance of Supplications, about the people of Arafat. He says, ‘Look at My slaves who have come unkempt and dusty.’” (Sahih Ahmad)

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The Prophet (ﷺ) said, ‘Hajj is Arafat’

(Abu Dawud).

The Holy Quarn states.

“This day I have perfected for you your religion and completed My favor upon you and have approved for you Islam as religion.”

(Quran 5:3).

The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ)  was asked about fasting on the Day of Arafat. He said, “It expiates for the sins of the previous year and of the coming year.”

[Sahih Muslim]

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In the Dubai on this public UAE holiday 2019 of Arafat, Muslims pray a lot from Allah and give charity and prepare themselves for the sacrifices of animals in remembrance to the historic incident and Sunna of Hazrat Ibrahim AS.

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