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Eid or 'id is the Arabic word for Celebration or Festival

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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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Why did we do takbir three times during Eid ul-Fitr prayer?

Yesterday, we went to the mosque to perform Eid ul-Fitr salat prayer, which occurred between fajr (dawn prayer) and zuhr (noon prayer). For some reason, we performed takbir three times at various ...
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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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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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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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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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How many days are celebrated as Eid?

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 ...
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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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When to make up for non-fasting travel days during Ramadan? Is there a clash with Eid al-Fitr?

Due to travelling during Ramadan, I didn't fast for two days, but I'm back to fasting now. I recognize that I'm meant to make up those two days, but when should I do so? Fasting directly afterwards ...
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How do i know my Ramadan is accepted?

During Ramadan, i prayed a lot to Allah to forgive my bad deeds and accept the good ones. Now it is Eid al fitr and i masturbated, :(, i know it was very dumb of me but i know personally that i have ...
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What does “neither is Eid compulsory on her” imply?

I've seen this hadith e.g. at IslamQA.org: A woman should not raise her hands till her shoulders. ... [snip] ... Jumu’ah is not obligatory for her, but if she attends it, she will be absolved of ...
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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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What is the correct manner to join Eid prayer when arriving late?

Often and we see it each time people come late to join the Eid prayer, some come late enough and pray in a new congregation, others come or arrive after the Imam has started the prayer. My question ...
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Why girls are discouraged to attend in Salatul Eid?

Assalamualaikum. In the Indian subcontinent, girls/women are discouraged to attend in Salatul Eid? I don't know about the other parts of the world. However, is there any reason behind it? ...
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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 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 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 attends ...
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How should moon to be sighted for Eid celebration? [closed]

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 permitted to leave Eid salah before the Khutbah?

The Eid salah is the reverse of Jumu'ah in that it's the salah then Khutbah not Khutbah then salah. I read you must stay until the end of the Khutbah but is there a valid view to leave after the salah ...
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Is it allowed to fast the day following the day of Eid el fitr?

The Eid el fitr has been june 25th. I want to know if it is allowed to fast june 26th as a part of the 6 days (fast) of Shawal or sunna (Monday and Thursday). Thank you.
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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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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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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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Different day of Eid around the world?

Why we do have different day of Eid around the world. I have seen mostly in our country we have Eid day one day after Saudi Arabia. what is the reason for that?
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Should I make up Eid prayer after quietly laughing?

During the Eid prayer I laughed because of something a little girl did. It was a very quiet laugh. Do you know if I have to make this prayer up? Should I make it up at home?
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The priorities of giving donation

I wonder what is the best manner to donate money, especially in these holy days, should donations be given as important amount, or it could be divided to reach the maximum of persons, as a result the ...
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When should i celebrate Eid

My Ramadan started in the USA and during the mid of the holy month, i had to travel to India. While i was fasting 21, the people were one day behind and were on 20th fast. As the new shawwal moon was ...
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Voluntary fasts just after Ramadan

As Wr Wb, "Whoever fasts the month of Ramadan and then follows it with six days of Shawwaal will be rewarded as the one who fasts the entire year." [Muslim, Ahmad, Abu Daawood and At-Tirmithi]. ...
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If 12th Rabi' al-awwal is the birthday of Prophet (s.a.w) then why Sunni brothers do madh e sahaba?

In India on this date many groups(anjumans) come on street with green flag doing madh-e-sahaba. As this is a birthday of prophet(s.a.w) why doing madh-e-sahaba? I want to know why they do this. What ...
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Did all Muslims -of a time- ever start fasting or celebrating their 'Id's on the same day after the time of the Prophet?

Many people ask why Muslims don't start the fast Ramadan and celebrate their 'Id's on the same day. And even if many madhhabs claim that this is the chosen way, but it seems to me hardly practical ...
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Giving money to family on Eid

Is it permissible to give money to family members to celebrate the day of eid or is it considered bidah? We used to give gifts, but we want to avoid the usual, 'my present is better than yours'.
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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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Acceptable to wish someone “happy Eid” before the end of Ramadan?

Is wishing a Muslim person "happy Eid" before the day of Eid al-Fitr something which is done in Islamic culture? In my case, I have a work-friend who I typically see once a week at work. I am fairly ...
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What is the wisdom behind going to the Eid prayer from one path and returning from another?

Most of us know that is sunnah to go to the Eid prayer from one way and return from a different way. Narrated Jabir bin `Abdullah: On the Day of 'Id the Prophet (ﷺ) used to return (after ...
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Who says that the Eid khotba is a single sermon and who says two and what are their evidences?

In the last few years I've learnt that there's a difference among scholars about the amount of sermons or sermon parts of the khotba of the Eid's. Apparently some scholars hold the opinion that Eid ...
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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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Certainty of Eid based on moon

There is always confusion of moon sighting and deciding on Eid but I hear somewhere that the moon need to be a certain percentage to say it will be Eid next day. If that is true then what is a ...
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Missing Eid prayer

Here is U.K. I have a brother who has exam on the same date it’s eid and the timing clash. They are one of final exams. What can one do? If missing eid namaz will his Ramadan be accepted as school won’...
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Did the Prophet advise against eating in excess on Eid?

You are permitted to cook and prepare nice, sumptuous special foods, but can you eat in excess? Some non Muslims think that we do this to "compensate" for fasting in the month. Or is the advice of ...
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Can Wife celebrate Eid with her parents?

Salam alikum, bro an sis. I have question. Me and wife are staying aboard and we are going to India. As it will be EidAdha time at that moment, my wife wants to celebrate this with her family with my ...
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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?