Things you should do on the days of Dhul Hijjah:
It is recommended to fast for the first nine days of Dhul Hijjah and on the day of Arafah. The Prophet said: “Fasting the day of `Arafah expiates the sins of two years: the past one and the coming one.” [Muslim]
Prophet Muhammed (saw) recommended to so recite a great deal of tahleel, takbeer and tahmeed during the ten days of Dhul Hijjah.
Tahmeed: Al-hamdu Lillah (All praises be to God)
Tahleel: Laa ilaha ill-Allah (There is no god but Allah)
Tasbeeh: Subhaan-Allah (Glory be to God)
Prayer and Recitation
Praying more Qura’an and your Salah during these holy days is also extremely important. The prophets would increase in night prayers and good deeds during Dhul Hijjah. Reciting Quran is a great way to also get closer to Allah.
Giving Sadaqah Jariyah on these days are extremely beneficial. Your rewards are multiplied and when you give Sadaqah, you’re giving charity that keeps on reaping rewards long after you’re gone. To give Sadaqah Jariyah on the holiest of days is the best combination for your Akirah!
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