The rituals of the day of 'Arafah were held in the holy shrines of Imam al-Hussayn and his brother Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (peace be upon both of them) and the square between them, from 1 pm of today the 9th of Dhu al-Hijjah 1439 AH corresponding to August 21. 2018.
The square between the two holy shrines hosted the central rituals amid the presence of masses of believers and visitors flocking to the holy shrines of Karbala from inside and outside of Iraq since last night. These rituals began with the Ziyarat of Imam al-Hussayn and his brother Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (peace be upon both of them) recited by the reader Mohamad Lotfi, then the recitation of the supplication of Imam al-Hussayn (peace be upon him) on 'Arafah day by the Sheikh Ahmad al-Durr al-'Ameli, followed by the other ritual acts.
On the other side, the two holy shrines of Imam al-Hussayn and his brother al-Abbas (peace be upon both of them) hosted the establishment of rituals in individual way, in order to accommodate the large numbers of visitors, in addition to the areas adjacent to the two holy shrines that were packed with visitors who were either performing the rituals acts individually or in groups.
It is to note that the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine has prepared a security and service plan and mobilized all its staff and harnessed all its resources for the success of this Ziyarat.
It is worth mentioning that the Al-Kafeel Center for artistic production and live broadcast has provided free frequency to broadcast live the rituals according to the following data: please click here.
And to know more about the recommended acts of the 'Arafah day, please click here.