Riyadh, Aug 20: Nearly 2 lakh Muslims began their Hajj 2018 journey with the Day of Tarwiyah, the first ritual of the holy pilgrimage, in Mina, a neighbourhood of the Islamic city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia on Sunday. Hajj 2018 live streaming is available on several sites. Scroll down to watch live streaming of Hajj pilgrimage from Mecca.
Muslims have arrived at Mount Arafat for the climax of the annual Hajj. After sunset, the pilgrims will leave for nearby Muzdalifah where they will gather pebbles to perform the symbolic 'stoning of the devil'. The ritual begins in earnest tomorrow as Muslims observe the first day of Bakra Eid or Eid-ul-Adha, which marks the end of the Hajj.
The pilgrims shave their heads and perform a ritual of animal sacrifice to celebrate Eid-ul-Adha. Watch Hajj 2018 Live Streaming Here:
Bakra Eid is one of the two major festivals celebrated by the Muslim population worldwide -- the other being Eid al-Fitr which was observed in June this year. In India, Bakra Eid will be celebrated on Wednesday, August 23.