Lunar Revelation: Zil Haj Moon Sighting Signals Eidul Azha Observance

Zil Hajj: Eidul Azha to be Celebrated on June 16th

Observance of Zil Haj Moon Confirmed

The commencement of the Islamic month of Zil Hajj has been officially announced in Saudi Arabia, marking the start of the annual pilgrimage to Mecca known as the Hajj. The first day of Zil Haj will be Friday, June 7th.

Arafat Day and Eidul Azha Set

According to a statement from the Saudi Supreme Court, Arafat Day, a significant day in the Hajj pilgrimage, will be observed on Saturday, June 15th. The first day of Eidul Azha, the Festival of Sacrifice, will be celebrated on Sunday, June 16th.

Moon Sighting in Pakistan

In Pakistan, the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will convene on Friday, June 7th, to determine the sighting of the Zil Haj moon. According to the Chief Meteorologist, Sardar Sarfaraz, the moon is expected to be visible on June 7th.

Insights

* The observance of Zil Haj and Eidul Azha varies slightly from country to country due to geographical factors and local traditions.
* Arafat Day is a crucial day in the Hajj pilgrimage, where pilgrims gather on Mount Arafat to seek forgiveness and spiritual guidance.
* Eidul Azha commemorates Prophet Ibrahim’s willingness to sacrifice his son, Ismail, as an act of faith.