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Is there any basis to gift or present giving on specifically on Eid ul Fitr? [duplicate]

Is there any basis to gift or present giving on specifically on Eid ul Fitr? Please provide references from the Quran and Sunnah if any. Jazak Allah
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is giving EDIEE to the younger ones a sunnah?

in our country, on eid day there is a custom of giving some money as gift (to people younger than us) and it is called EIDEE. i want to know how and from whom this custom is started.? this custom ...
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Why do Shia celebrate Nowruz?

Nowruz is a Persian new year, but why do Shia all around world celebrate it. Here is how it is celebrated at my place. We prepare special nazr of Imam Ali. The contents of which are as below: a ...
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Milad, what does Quran, sahabha say it about [duplicate]

There is much confusion on celebrating Milad-un-Nabi,i have a question posted here (but it doesn't say much).While some say if you don't celebrate it (like lightning up house,masjids or don't take ...
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why 9th rabi-ul-awwal is celebrated as ed-e-zehra?

i want to know ,what is the significance of 9th Rabi-ul-awwal ? shia believes that on this day mukhtar-al-saqafi had send the heads of the killer's of imam Hussein to his family, after looking at ...
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Is Eid-e-Milad-ul-Nabi (P.B.U.H) allowed or prohibited?

Milad-ul-Nabi (P.B.U.H) is being celebrated in various parts of Muslim countries every year. Is it proved from Quran and Sunnat-e-Rasool (P.B.U.H)? Does Sahaba celebrated it? If someone don't ...
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why do we celebrate Eid-Ul-Fitar?

Assalam Wa Allaikum forgive my insufficiency of knowledge about my own religion I have tried asking many Maulwi from our place but never have received any satisfactory answer please share your ...
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What is the proper way of saying Takbir for Eid?

I could see the takbir in all masjids, so I think it wouldn't be an innovation. But, I would like to know, What is the proper way of saying these Takbirs for Eid? In my masjid, they are saying ...
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Is it allowed to sacrifice one day after Eid-ul-Adha?

Is allowed to sacrifice on the second and third days after Eid-ul-Adha. And how many days does Eid-ul-Adha last - is it just 1 day or 3 days?
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Are there gradations in rewards for different types of Animal sacrifices in Eid Al Adha

Is there any preference to sacrifice Sheep over Goats or Cow over goats in Eid Al Adha? Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Do not sacrifice anything but a musinnah; if ...
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Is it allowed to sacrifice Chicken or fish for Eid Al Adha

Since Chicken is a halal bird which is eligible for Zabiha, can it be used as a sacrifice for Eid Al Adha? And what about fish which does not require a Zabiha?
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much ado about moon sighting

In this modern era . we (NASA and other organizations) can very easily know the relative position of moon through modern setups. http://www.moongiant.com/ like scientists predicts the solar and lunar ...
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How should moon to be sighted for Eid celebration?

As the title say How should moon to be sighted to celebrate Eid? I know this is controversial subject because half of Muslim community in the UK did Eid yesterday (Thursday) because they follow Saudi ...
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Is it permissible to perform EID Salaat on any day other than the 2 EIDs?

In some part of the world, Shia people organize EID Salaat in mosques on the day of EID-Al-Ghadeer. Is it valid to perform ID Salaat on EID-E-Ghadeer day?
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If ‘Eid prayer and Friday prayer (salaatul-Jumu’ah) fall on the same day, what are the options?

لسَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكُمْ وَرَحْمَةُ اللهِ وَبَرَكَاتُهُ If ‘Eid prayer and Friday prayer (salaatul-Jumu’ah) fall on the same day, what are the options? because some persons only do eid prayer in my ...
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How do I greet a Muslim man in a letter referencing Eid?

Sorry for coming with such a lame question but this is the first place I thought of when the idea came to my mind, and it is not just a question for questions sake but I really do need some advice. I ...
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Who must give Udhiyyah?

According to sunnis, who must give Udhiyyah? i.e. do you have to have a certain amount of money before you can give Udhiyyah? Must you be of a certain age?
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Is it sunnah to eat dates before going to eid al-Fithr prayer?

Asslamu alaikum, Is it sunnah to eat dates before going for eid al-Fithr prayer? Any references for that? Jazak Allah Khair
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Eid: Stipulation of number of days is shar'ee?

Depending on where you live, your city/country/region may celebrate Eid as one day (North America in general), or three days (India/Pakistan and much of the Arab world). As far as I know, there is no ...