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  • The Muslim’s Tasks on ‘Eed Al-Fitr - II

    1- Manifesting happiness and joy on the occasion of ‘Eed: It was narrated that ‘Aa’ishah  may  Allaah  be  pleased  with  her said, “Abu Bakr came to my house while two small Ansaari girls were singing beside me the stories of the Ansaar concerning the Day of Bu‘aath. They were not singers. Abu Bakr said, ‘Musical instruments.. More

  • The Muslim’s Tasks on ‘Eed Al-Fitr - I

    There are many tasks for Muslims to do on ‘Eed Al-Fitr. They are as follows: 1- Paying Zakat Al-Fitr before the ‘Eed prayer 2- Saying Takbeer on the night of the ‘Eed Allah The Almighty Says (what means):{To complete the period and to glorify Allah for that [to] which He has guided you; and perhaps you will be grateful.} [Quran.. More

  • Prophetic Traditions of 'Eed

    The Muslim is obliged to pray certain prayers in congregation: the five daily prayers, the Friday prayer (Salat al-Jumu’ah), the prayers of the two ‘Eeds and during the Hajj. The purpose behind these congregational prayers it is to provide opportunities to a greater number of Muslims to attend larger congregations in an atmosphere of religious.. More

  • Issues Related to the 'Eed Khutbah and Prayer

    - Listening to the Khutbah is optional: ‘Abdullah ibn As-Saa’ib, may Allaah be pleased with him, reported that he attended the ‘Eed prayer with the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, and when he finished the prayer, he said: ‘Whoever wishes to leave, can leave, and whoever wishes to sit and listen to the Khutbah, can.. More

  • Lantern of the Sunnah in the ‘Eeds of the Ummah - II

    1- Eating before going out to pray on ‘Eed Al-Fitr and after the prayer on ‘Eed Al-Adh-ha: It is an act of Sunnah (Prophetic tradition) for one to eat some dates before going out to pray on ‘Eed Al-Fitr, as Anas ibn Maalik, may Allaah be pleased with him, reported that the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, did not go.. More

  • Lantern of the Sunnah in the ‘Eeds of the Ummah - I

    ‘Eed (festival) is a happy occasion, during which one is transported to gardens of joy and delight. It is a festival of joy and happiness, as it is an opportunity for people to entertain themselves and take rest. Every nation has its own festivals, and, in Islam, we have no festivals other than the weekly festival of Friday and the annual festivals.. More

  • Correct Answers to Questions about Takbeer of ‘Eed Prayer - II

    1- One should not raise his hands with the Takbeers This is the opinion of the Maaliki scholars as stated in ‘Aqd Al-Jawaahir. They argued that there is no authentic tradition stating that the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, used to raise his hands with the Takbeers. Maalik, may Allaah have mercy upon him, said, “One should.. More

  • Correct Answers to Questions about Takbeer of ‘Eed Prayer - I

    This is a series of brief answers to some questions about the extra Takbeers [the words'Allahu-Akbar '(Allah is The Most Great)] of the ‘Eed prayer: Question 1: When are Takbeers [Allahuakbar (Allah is The Most Great)] of the ‘Eed prayer said? The answer: There are two opinions regarding the timing of the Takbeers: 1- After the Istiftaaah.. More

  • Rulings and Etiquette of ‘Eed - II

    1- Going to the ‘Eed Prayer using one route and returning via another one, as Jaabir ibn ‘Abdullaah, may Allaah be pleased with him, narrated that the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, used to do so. Ibn Al-Qayyim, may Allaah have mercy upon him, said: The Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, used to go to the ‘Eed.. More

  • Rulings and Etiquette of ‘Eed - I

    ‘Eed is the season of happiness and joy, during which the Muslims rejoice only at the bounty of their Lord, having won the blessing of completing their acts of worship and receiving the reward, given their complete confidence in His promises to forgive and reward them. Allah The Exalted Says (what means): {Say, "In the Bounty of Allah and.. More

  • ‘Eed: An Occasion for Worship and Showing Gratitude - II

    We would like also to draw your attention to some violations that unfortunately take place on the day and night of ‘Eed. It is astonishing to see some Muslims concluding their worship with sins, while others replace the Istighfaar (asking for forgiveness) that should be made following any good deed with frivolity. These violations include the.. More

  • ‘Eed: An Occasion for Worship and Showing Gratitude - I

    Days pass by and hours lapse quickly. It seems as if it was just yesterday that we received a dear guest, but today we will bid it farewell. Just a few days ago, the crescent of the month of Ramadan appeared and today it is about to fade away. Other nations take pride in their days of celebration and festivals, giving them false attributes, exaggerated.. More

  • The True Meanings of 'Eed: Unity and Mercy

    'Eed is a very special day which brings new meaning to our life. It is completely different from other days. Although it lasts for a short time, one may do many things in it that cannot be achieved over long years. This is out of the blessings of Allah The Almighty on people when He made the Days of 'Eed for them and made it a point of agreement among.. More

  • Rulings of 'Eed Al-Fitr

    1- Prepare yourself for the 'Eed prayer by taking a bath and wearing your best clothes. Imaam Maalik, may Allaah have mercy upon him, narrated in his Muwatta’ on the authority of Naafi', may Allaah have mercy upon him, that, “Ibn ‘Umar, may Allaah be pleased with him, used to bathe on the day of 'Eed Al-Fitr before heading to the prayer.&rdq.. More

  • May You Be Among the Winners!

    When the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, went to Madeenah, he found the people celebrating two festivals, so he said: “Allah The Almighty has given you instead of them two better days: ‘Eed Al-Fitr and ‘Eed Al-Adh-ha.” [Abu Daawood and An-Nasaa’i] These two great Islamic rites come after two seasons filled.. More