|Sayyid Zakzaky Speaks on the Merit of Arafat Day|
The Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria Sayyid Ibraheem Zakzaky explains the merit of the 9th of Dhul Hijjah.
The leader started by explaining the significance of the Arafat night as the night of drawing closer to Allah. He further said it is the night in which supplications are answered; a good deed in this night has reward equivalent to 170 years of good deed. He further stated the recommended acts of worship in the night which include the recitation of Allahumma ya shaahida kullu najwa…as found in the Mafatihul Jinan and ziyara of Imam Husain(AS).
The leader further explained the recommended acts on Arafat day, being ans eid day, which include bath and fasting. Other acts includes ziyara of Imam Husain(AS) and two rakats of prayer in an open space followed by du’a Arafat of Imam Husain(AS) as contained in books of supplications.