JEDDAH – Hajj rituals started today with the gathering of pilgrims at Mina in Makkah. Over two million faithful are gathering at the tents in the valley of Mina.

The pilgrims are offering Zohar, Asr, Maghrib and Isha prayers at Mina and will move to Arafat soon after Fajr prayers on 9th Zilhaj where they will listen to Hajj sermon to be delivered from Masjid-e-Nimra.

They will stay at Arafat till the call for Maghrib prayer.

After Azaan Maghrib, the pilgrims will leave for Muzdalfa where they will offer Maghrib and Isha prayers and spend the night in the open sky.