Hajj 2023

When Is Hajj 2023 starting?

Hajj 2023 approximately will start on Sunday, 23 July 2023. Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam and involves a pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca. It is a mandatory religious duty for Muslims that must be carried out at least once in their lifetime.

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

Hajj falls on a different date every year, due to the cycles of the lunar Hijri calendar. Based on the Umm al-Qura calendar, Hajj 2023 will start on the evening of Sunday, 23 July 2023.

How long is Hajj?

Hajj rituals take approximately 6 days to complete. In 2023, Hajj is expected to conclude on Friday, 28 July 2023.

When is Hajj 2023 end?

In 2023, Hajj will finish on the evening of Friday, 28 July 2023. Following Hajj, Muslims all over the world celebrate Eid al-Adha, which marks the end of the pilgrimage. Eid al-Adha officially begins at the start of the Islamic month of Dhu al-Hijjah, the twelfth and final month of the Islamic (Hijri) calendar.

Hajj date for 2023

Hajj 202323/07/2023Sunday

Here is a list of Hajj in upcoming years

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What is the significance of Hajj?

Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam and holds great spiritual significance for Muslims. The importance of Hajj is manifold:

Pilgrimage to the Holy Kaaba: Hajj involves the pilgrimage to the holy Kaaba, which is considered the most sacred site in Islam.

Atonement of Sins: The Hajj pilgrimage is seen as a chance for atonement and Muslims seek forgiveness for their past sins during Hajj.

Unity and Equality: Hajj brings together Muslims from around the world, fostering a sense of unity and brotherhood. It also serves as a reminder of the equality of all Muslims, irrespective of their social or economic status.

Following the Prophet's Footsteps: Hajj rituals are a re-enactment of the actions of the Prophet Muhammad during his Hajj, making it a deeply spiritual experience.

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

Surah Al-Baqarah (2:196): This verse commands Muslims to complete the Hajj and 'Umrah in the service of Allah.

Surah Al-Imran (3:97): This verse highlights the obligation of Muslims to perform the Hajj if they are able.


How many days until Hajj 2023?

For real-time countdown to Hajj 2023, you can visit websites like hijritoday.com

On which day is Hajj 2023?

Hajj 2023 is on Sunday