MAKKAH: More than two million Muslims have offered Eid-ul-Azha prayers at Masjid al-Haram, the Grand Mosque in Makkah and Masjid an-Nabawi, also called the Prophet’s Mosque, in Madina early Tuesday morning.
The pilgrims, after completing their prayers, will move to Mina next, where they will perform the ritual of ‘stoning the devil’ before sacrificing animals.
Monday, more than two million Muslims gathered to perform Hajj. Sheikh Hussein bin Abdelaziz Al al-Sheikh delivered the sermon at Masjid-e-Nimra on the Arafat Day.
The top Saudi Imam said that Muslims need to run their matters pertaining to politics and finance under the guidelines of Islam.
He emphasized that good conduct and courtesy reflect true picture of Islam. He said Allah doesn’t like pride and arrogance, adding that our creator is one and we should not associate anyone with Him.
The Imam further stated that Allah directs us to fulfill your promises and don’t give pain to others. Do good behave with your neighbors, he added.