When is Hajj 2015?

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As per the estimates of the Fiqh Council of North America, Hajj 2015 will fall between September 20 and September 25, insha-Allaah.

The Hajj takes place from the 8th to the 12th of Zul-Hijjah which is the last month of the Hijri calendar.

The Islamic or Hijri Calendar is a lunar calendar based on moon sightings. The actual advent of each month depends upon the physical sighting of the new moon. The corresponding Gregorian dates are estimates based upon astronomical calculations, endorsed by the Fiqh Council of North America. The Gregorian dates for Hajj change from year to year.

The Islamic day begins at sunset.

The days of Hajj 2015 are estimated to be as follows:


Yaumut Tarwiyah 8th Zul-Hijjah Begins: Sunset, Sept 20 Ends: Sunset Sept 21
Yaumul Wuquf 9th Zul-Hijjah Begins: Sunset, Sept 21 Ends: Sunset Sept 22
Yaumun Nahr 10th Zul-Hijjah Begins: Sunset, Sept 22 Ends: Sunset Sept 23
Ayyamut Tashriq 11th-12th Zul-Hijjah Begins: Sunset, Sept 23 Ends: Sunset Sept 25


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