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The importance of The first 10 days of Dhul Hijjah

Mufti Ikram Ul Haq:  The holy month of Dhul Hijjah begins on Saturday September 3 2016 

The first 10 days of Dhul Hijjah are extremely important and absolutely blessed to the extent that most scholar say the first 10 nights of Dhul Hijjah are no less important than the last 10 nights of the holy month of Ramadhan except the fact that in last nights of Ramadhan we also get to witness Laylatul Qadr.  Dear brothers and sisters, recognize and realize the value of these 10 days and nights of Dhul Hijjah and do not allow yourself to be deprived of its tremendous rewards.  Fasting is also Sunnah to be observed in the first 9 days of Dhul Hijjah. Most important day for Fasting out of all these days is the day of Arafah which is the ninth day of Dhul Hijjah. Those who are observing Hajj should not observe Fast on this day. The reward of Fasting on the day of Arafah is the forgiveness of 2 years of sins.  This is also the time to prepare for offering of sacrifice during the 10, 11, and 12th of…