As hajj season approaches, Muslims from all over the world are gearing up for the pilgrimage.
Mount Arafat is one of the most important parts of the entire journey. Situated east of Mecca, this granite hill, also known as the Mount of Mercy, is where the prophet Muhammad is believed to have stood and delivered his final farewell to Muslims before passing on.
Pilgrims spend a whole day on the mountain asking for repentance and forgiveness. Here's a glimpse of the experience.