10 AH (632CE) In Dhul Qadah, 1OAH, the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) set out on the journey to the house of Allaah to perform hajj. A large number of companions accompanied him with a hundred sacrificial camel Ali joined the convoy in Yemen and performed hajj with the holy prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him). The prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) taught his Companions the rites of hajj and delivered his farewell address on Arafat.
More than one hundred thousand performed hajj that year under the Prophets guidance, On that day, the noble verse that follows was revealed: "this day, I have perfected your religion for you, completed my favour upon you, and ! have chosen for you Islam as your religion." (Q5:3)
This article was culled from the publications of Deen Communication Limited