This article contains almost some clarifications that are required to be followed during the stay in Arafaat by the Hajj pilgrims and also clarifies the misunderstanding that exist in the minds of different people. We hope reading this article will assist and help every Muslim and update his Islamic knowledge.
What if a person gets out of the boundary of Arafat before sunset?
A person who gets out of the boundary of Arafaat before sunset, he is bound to return and leave Arafaat after sunset. Otherwise he will fall under the obligation of a “Da’m” (sacrifice).
What is the timing condition of Wuqoof on the day of Arafat?
The time duration, that is, from mid-day of 9th Zul-Hijjah until the Dawn of 10th of Zul-Hijjah, is a condition for Wuqoof. The Wuqoof before or after this time duration will not stand to be correct.
What if a person gets a chance of Wuqoof in Arafat from Mid-Day until sunset?
If a person due to an excuse cannot have a chance of Wuqoof in Arafat on the 9th of Zul-Hijjah from mid-day until sunset, he is allowed to observe Wuqoof after sunset on the night of 10th Zul-Hijjah until dawn. The obligation will thus stand discharged even if that stay lasts only for a few minutes.
Is wearing Ihraam a condition for Wuqoof?
Wearing of Ihraam is another condition for Wuqoof.
Is getting purified from Menstruation period or Janabah, or period after birth necessary condition for Wuqoof?
The purification from menstruation period, or period after birth, or purification from Janabah is not necessary condition for Wuqoof.