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It is no crime in you if ye seek of the bounty of your Lord (during pilgrimage). Then when ye pour down from (Mount) Arafat, celebrate the praises of Allah at the Sacred Monument, and celebrate His praises as He has directed you, even though, before this, ye went astray.

According to “The Study Quran”,

“This verse is understood to say that commerce is permissible during
the ḥajj and that engaging in it does not nullify the ḥajj, though to refrain and
devote oneself totally to the spiritual aspect of things is better (Q). Some say the
sacred ground is the hill named Quzaḥ, where the leader of the prayer stands to
lead the joint maghrib and ʿishāʾ prayers after the pilgrims come from ʿArafah.
Others say the verse seems to indicate that it is simply Muzdalifah itself, since it
is a place of prayer and remembrance and is where one goes after the stay at
ʿArafah (R). One remembers God there through various formulas such as alḥamdu li’Llāh (“Praise be to God”), Allāh
u akbar (“God is Great”), and subḥān
Allāh (“Glory be to God; R).”

References:

Nasr, Hossein (2015). Study Quran. http://www.islamicweblibrary.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/TheStudyQuran.pdf

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