3 Ihram Clean yourself Put on the Ihram garments Make intentions for IhramRecite the TalbeyahAviod the forbidden acts of Ihram
4 Ihram ClothingIhram clothing is a simple white garment, this is so that all people, rich and poor, all look the same, so that all people are equal before Allah
5 Umrah Make Tawaf around the Ka’ba Pray two Rak’ah behind Maquim IbrahimMake Sa’I between Safa and MarwahTrim hair and remove Ihram garments
6 The runningPilgrims run between two “hills” Safa and Marwah this is because Sarah, Ibrahim’s wife, ran between these two hills in order to look for water, she found water at the well of Zamzam.
7 Going to Mina Put on Ihram garments Make the intention for the Hajj Remain in Mina during the Tarwiah (The 8th day) and perform five prayers ending with the Fajr prayer on the day of Arafat
8 Going to ArafatLeave on the morning of the 9th day, and stay until sunsetStay in any part of ArafatGlorify Allah, repeat supplication, repent to Allah and ask for forgivenessPray Dhuhr and Asr shortened and combined during the time of Dhuhr
9 Going to MuzdalifahLeave for Muzdalifah soon after sunset on the 9th dayPerform the Maghrib and the Isha prayers combinedStay overnight and perform the Fajr prayers
10 Proceed to Mina Just before sunrise leave Muzdalifah for Mina Go to Jumrat and stone it with seven pebblesSlaughter your sacrificeShave your headTake off IhramAll pilgrimmage restrictions are lifted except sex
11 SacrificeOn the 10th day an animal will be sacrificed for the feast to be held at the end of the Hajj, this may be a sheep or a cow. The meat that is not needed for the feast will be given to the poor.
12 ShavingOn the 10th day when the Ihram garments are removed men will often have their heads shaved as a sign of devotion.
13 Tawaf Al-Ifadha Make Tawaf Al-Ifadha Make S’ai between Safa and Marwah After the Tawaf Al-Ifadha all restrictions are lifted
14 Return to MinaSpend the Tashreeq days (the 10th, 11th, 12th and 13th days of the pilgrimmage) in MinaEach day stone the 3 pillars starting from the small and ending with Al-AqabahYou may leave on the 12th day after the stoning
15 Farewell TawafReturn to Mekka and make a farewell Tawaf (circling of the Ka’ba)Let the Tawaf be the last thing that you do in Mekkah
16 Going HomeSome people will visit the prophet’s mosque but this is not part of the pilgrimmageMany people will paint on their homes their journeyYou may now be called a Hajjim
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