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Eid al Adha in a Covid-19 world

Eid Hajj Topical and Current Affairs

Hundreds of thousands of worshippers have gathered across the world to perform the first day of prayers for the Eid al Adha festival.     Muslims in many countries around the world have started celebrating Eid al Adha, the annual festival of sacrifice. It marks the 12th and last month of the Muslim lunar calendar. […]

Eid-al-Adhaa Mubarak – 2016


Have a blessed Eid – May we be given the ability to seek the Truth and find it, and ultimately be blessed to see His Countenance in the life to come. For those of you who couldn’t go for Hajj this year, remember, as a sage once put it, there are people closer to the […]

Abraham’s Legacy – The Openness to Accept the Other


By Shaykh Ahmad Kutty I praise Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful; I thank Him for His blessings and favors. I thank Him for the gift of faith; I thank Him for the gift of life and health; I thank Him for the gift of family and I thank Him for the peace, security and prosperity […]

Eid ul Adha : Excellence of Qurbani


1 Dec 2008 As the Islamic month of Dhul Hijja draws near, Muslims around the world will celebrate Eid-ul-Adha, or Festival of Sacrifice, to commemorate the willingness of Messenger Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son Ismail (Ishmael) in obedience to the Most High. Throughout history, mankind has been commanded to sacrifice things held dear to […]

Eid Al-Adha And The Split Between The Abarahmic Religions


By Madu Kovich 13 Oct 2013 Much has been said about the similarities between Judaism (as recorded in the old testament of the Christian Bible and the Jewish Torah) and Islam (as recorded in the Qur’an), but I will touch on a very interesting subject that point to what will suggest the part of the […]

Eid al-Adha: The Symbol of Trust, Obedience, And Patience


By Danu Har T.U  25 Nov 2009 Muslims throughout the world celebrate the holiday of Eid al-Adha (Festival of Sacrifice). Muslims remember and commemorate the trials and triumphs of the Prophet Ibrahim. On the first morning of Eid al-Adha, Muslims around the world attend morning prayers at their local mosques and the ground. During the celebration of […]

Eid al-Adha 2013: message from David Cameron


The Prime Minister sends his best wishes to the Muslim community for a joyous and peaceful Eid al-Adha. 12 Oct 2013 Speaking ahead of Eid al-Adha, David Cameron said: “I send my best wishes to Muslims in Britain and around the world celebrating the holy festival of Eid al-Adha. “At this time of year, as […]

Eid-ul-Adha Message: Qurbani – Are we Prepared?


“And who could be of better faith than he who surrenders his whole being unto Allâh and is a doer of good and follows the creed of Ibrahim who turned away from all that is false – And Allâh chose Ibrahim as His friend.” (4:125) On the blessed day of Eid-ul-Adha, we relive the struggle and sacrifices of Ibrahim Alayhis-Salâm. The […]

Etiquette of Eid


By Shaykh Muhammad Saalih Al-Munajjid   14 Oct 2013   Praise be to Allaah.   The Sunnahs that the Muslim should observe on the day of Eid are as follows:  1 – Doing ghusl before going out to the prayer.  It was narrated in a saheeh hadeeth in al-Muwatta’ and elsewhere that ‘Abd-Allaah ibn ‘Umar used to do ghusl […]

Ruling on Eid and the Sunnahs of Eid


By Shaykh Muhammad Saalih Al-Munajjid   11 Oct 2013 Praise be to Allaah.   Allaah has set out several rulings concerning Eid, including the following:  1 – It is mustahabb to recite takbeer during the night of Eid from sunset on the last day of Ramadaan until the imam comes to lead the prayer. The format of […]

Eid al-Adha History & Origin

Eid Hajj

Two of the most important Islamic holidays of the year are Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Adha. While the former marks the end of the long fasting month of Ramadan, Eid-ul-Adha marks the end of Hajj, the sacred pilgrimage to the holy city Mecca. It’s customary for every able Muslim (as prescribed in the Five Pillars of Islam) […]

Photo Gallery: Celebrating Eid, the end of Ramadan


19 Aug 2012 Muslims around the world on Saturday started celebrating the Eid al-Fitr, the feast that marks the end of the month of Ramadan this weekend. The Muslim holy month devoted to dawn-to-dusk fasting, prayers, good deeds and abstinence from worldly pleasures culminates with the holiday of Eid al-Fitr. In most places Eid is […]

In pictures: Eid al-Fitr celebrations


20 August 2012 The festival of Eid al-Fitr marks the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan. Here a street vendor sells food near the Jama Masjid mosque in the Indian capital, Delhi. Worshippers outside the Imam Turki bin Abdullah mosque in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Eid fell on 19 August this year, but […]

How do we end our Ramadan?

Eid Fasting and Ramadan

By Amatullah All Praise and Thanks is for Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala (exalted is He) who has blessed us with witnessing yet another Ramadan! The Prophet ﷺ (peace be upon him) said that actions are judged by their ending [Bukhari]. So while many of us have started preparing for Eid, we should also make sure that we end this […]

The Importance of Sadaqat-ul-Fitr

Eid Fasting and Ramadan Zakat & Charity

Rasulullâh Sallallâhu ‘alayhi wasallam said: “The fast remains suspended between Heaven and Earth until the fitrah is paid.” Sadaqatul fitr [fitra] is compulsory charity which becomes payable on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. Fitr means to break fast or to refrain from fasting. Hence the Eid after the fasts of Ramadhân is called Eid-ul-Fitr, as it […]

About Eid


Eid Hadith Hadithh 2.73 (Al-Bukhaari) Allah’s Messenger (sallallahu ‘alaihi wa sallam) never proceeded (for the prayer) on the Day of ‘Id-ul-Fitr unless he had eaten some dates. Anas (radiallahu ‘anhu) also narrated: The Prophet (sallallahu ‘alaihi wa sallam) used to eat odd number of dates. Hadith 2.76 (Al-Bukhaari) Narrated Abu Sai’d Al-Khudri (radiallahu ‘anhu): The […]