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 […]


Guidance of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) regarding Eid prayers

By Shaykh Muhammad Saalih Al-Munajjid     Praise be to Allaah.   The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) used to offer the Eid prayers in the prayer-place (musalla). There is no report of his offering the Eid prayer in his mosque.  Al-Shaafa’i said in al-Umm: It was narrated that the Messenger of Allaah(peace and blessings […]


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 […]