Arafah Day 2023

When is Arafah Day 2023?

Arafah Day 2023 will approximately be on Monday, 24 July 2023. The Day of Arafah is an Islamic holy day that falls on the 9th day of Dhu al-Hijjah of the lunar Islamic Calendar. It is the second day of the Hajj pilgrimage and the day after it is the first day of the major Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha.

In this article, we present to you the countdown to Arafah Day 2023, how many days until Arafah Day, how many days left for Arafah Day 2023, Arafah Day 2023 begins and ends date.

Arafah Day falls on a different date every year, due to the cycles of the lunar Hijri calendar. Based on the Umm al-Qura calendar, Arafah Day 2023 will start on the evening of Monday, 24 July 2023.

What is the significance of Arafah Day?

The Day of Arafah is considered one of the most important days, not just in the Hajj pilgrimage, but in the entire Islamic year. It has several virtues including:

Fasting: Fasting on the day of Arafah is a Sunnah and it expiates the sins of the past year and the coming year.

Day of Repentance: The Day of Arafah is a day when Allah freed many people from Hellfire. Therefore, it's highly recommended to repent sincerely for one's sins on this day.

Day of Hajj: The main rituals of Hajj take place on this day before the Eid day.

Arafah Day date for 2023

Arafah Day 24/07/2023 Monday

Here is a list of Arafah Day in upcoming years

EventsYearHajj DateDay
Arafah Day202324/07/2023Monday
Arafah Day202412/07/2024Friday
Arafah Day202502/07/2025Wednesday
Arafah Day202621/06/2026Sunday
Arafah Day202711/06/2027Friday

Verses in the Holy Qur'an that mention Arafah and its importance:

Surah Al-Baqarah (2:198): This verse highlights the importance of the remembrance of Allah at the Sacred Monument (Al-Mash'ar Al-Haram) after the pilgrims have left Arafah.


How many days until Arafah Day 2023?

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On which day is Arafah Day 2023?

Arafah Day 2023 is on Monday.