First Lady of Nigeria Aisha Buhari, was recorded carrying out the symbolic “stoning of the fallen angel” at the current year’s hajj.
Aisha Buhari who joined other Muslim travelers on Saturday to pray on Mount Arafat as a major aspect of the hajj ceremonies. From that point, they moved to Muzdalifah .
While leaving Muzdalifah, the first lady shared a video demonstrating her gathering rocks for the “stoning of the fallen angel .
She captioned it: “Alhamdullilah, we are now leaving Muzdalifah collecting pebbles for the jumarat.”
Aisha Buhari later shared another video showing her performing the Jamarat (symbolic stoning of devil).
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What is stoning of the fallen angel?
Stoning of the fallen angel, is part of the annual Islamic Hajj pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia. During the ritual, Muslim pilgrims throw pebbles at three walls, called jamar?t, in the city of Mina just east of Mecca.