In this section we try to give a very brief summary of all the main steps of performing the hajj. However the reader should be aware that there are many Duas, Sunnah and Mustahabs which come hand in hand with the main arkams of Hajj so once should have a deatedil hand book to cover all the fine details.
1st day: 8th Zul-Hijjah, Yaum-ut-Tarwiyah
Once the pilgrim has put on their Ihraams for Hajj, the Hajjs would need to head towareds to MlNA after sunrise and perform 5 Salaahs there, e.g. they need to do. Zohar, Asr, Maghrib, Esha and Fajr of the next day (9 Zil Hijjah).
2nd day: 9th Zul-Hijjah, Yaum-ul-Arafah
The pilgrim would need to after sunrise head towards ARAFAT and make WUQOOF after ZAWAL. Zohar and Asr Salaah will be performed here. The pilgrim should constantly be busy in Du’aa, Zikr, Quran recitation, (plus the special Duas which the Holy Prophet recited) until sunset. Straight after sunset the pilgrims would need to proceed to Muzdalifah. Once in Muzdalifah the pilgrims would need to do Maghrib & Esha at the time of Esha. The Hajjis would need to spent the night at Muzdalifah.
3rd day: 10th Zul Hijjah, Yaum-un-Nahr
Once the pilgrim have completed their morning Fajr Salaah at Muzdalifah, the pilgrim would then need to head towards Mina before sunrise. This particular day the pilgrims would need to perform 4 important rituals
1. First is the RAMEE of Jamaratul Aqabah (stoning the big Devil/Sytan).
2. Secondly the pilgrim would need to do ZABH (to sacrifice an animal).
3. Thirdly the HALQ or Qasr (shaving or trimming the hair of the head).
4. Finally the pilgrim would need to perform TAWAAFUZ ZIYAARAH.
4th day: 11th Zul Hijjah
On this holy day all the 3 big devils (Sytaan) have to be pelted on this day plus the special night to be spent at MINA. RAMEE, i.e. pelting time begins after ZAWAAL and ends before SUNSET.
5th day: 12th Zul Hijjah
Once the stoning is done i.e. pelt all three Shaytaans after Zawaal. The pilgrims would need to move towards MAKKAH MU’AZZAM. Those hiajji who want to stay in Mina on the l3th Zul Hijjah should pelt the 3 Shaytaans before proceeding to Makkah Mukarramah. The stoning on this day is allowed all the day