Following Saudi for Arafah

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Q: My question is are we to follow Saudis on Arafah or are we to do it according to sighting the moon locally? And if we are to follow Saudis then will fasting on the ninth day based on local sighting be haraam?

A: You will follow your local moon.

That fast will not be Haraam.

Moulana Yusuf Laher

This answer was collected from, which is operated under the supervision of Mufti Siraj Desai of Darul-Uloom Abubakr, South Africa.

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