On the eighth day, of the month of Dhu al-Hijjah, every year, pilgrims flock, seated with tranquility and whiteness, towards a hairy semen – by breaking the mim and opening the noon – this valley that spreads between the mountains, east of Makkah, on the road between it and Jabal Arafat, where it separates it 6 How much, about the Sacred Mosque, to perform the rituals of Hajj, the overnight pilgrims, on the day of Tarwiyah, on the day of Eid al-Adha, and the days of al-Tashreeq, in addition to the rituals of throwing the three ritual stones, and slaughtering the sacrifice.
Each year, Mona hosts over two million pilgrims, as well as other workers and various service providers. And that starts from the day of Tarwiyah on the eighth of Dhu al-Hijjah, the first day of the rituals of Hajj, and until the last day of the days of Tashreeq on the thirteenth of Dhu al-Hijjah, except for the ninth day, which is the great day of Arafah.
Historians say: The name “Mona” came because of the legitimate blood that was shed in it during the Hajj, and it was said that Adam wished Paradise in it, and others saw it as a meeting of people with it. And the Arabs say to every place where people meet: Mona.
It ends in Mina Hair, the longest pedestrian path in the world, which starts from Jabal al-Rahma in Arafat, passing Muzdalifah, and it is a 4-lane road that includes umbrellas along it to protect from sunlight, chairs, and cold water. The tents in Mina Hair Extending over an area of 2,500,000 square meters, accommodating about 2,600,000 pilgrims, representing the largest tent city in the world.
Hundreds of years have passed since this great hairy, thousands of trips and caravans, millions of pilgrims, billions of details and stories, but today, it will be quiet, unusually. It will be the first day of perfusion, without solemn crowds, that will remain behind its screens, followed by sadness tainted with elation, a select few, of pilgrims, representing 160 nationalities, and in limited numbers, the rites of pilgrimage in its first day, while behind a grain of anxiety, the specter of the virus that imposed these conditions appears Precaution, limit the passion of the disciples, and the eagerness of pilgrims, until next year, and seasons to come
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