According your description you seem to have prayed the first time a Eid prayer.
The major difference between Eid prayers and Jumu'ah is that the sermon of the Eid prayer is performed after the prayer, while in Jum'ah it is done prior to the prayer this is the sunnah. Some sunni reports say that Marwan tried to change it because people were leaving the ...
The most used greeting by Muslims is "Eid Mubaarak". It is normally acceptable by a very large majority of Muslims even if it comes from a non muslim.
Note the culture too..
Mostly all cultures use the above greeting. However there might be some other greetings which may be rooted in local tradition. So in order to cover that, you may have to ask around ...
The predominant opinion is that only the an'aam animals (grazing livestock, e.g. goats or cattle) are valid for udhiyah. Despite the fact that fish and poultry were known during the time of the prophet, it is not reported that he ever sacrificed such, or allowed his companions to do so, for Eid.
See also: http://www.islam-qa.com/en/71275
In the name of Allah the merciful the compassionate
Your customs are not familiar to me, although I'm Shia. But it might be said that nawrouz (new day) ceremony is discussed in Islam because Iran and Islam had some mutual effects on each other. Rasul Ja'fariyan writes in his "Four Centuries of Influence of Iraqi Shiism on Pre-Safavid Iran" about this issue ...
This is not a lame question at all, allow me to thank you for being considerate and wish you a happy Eid as well.
Back to the question:
عيد مبارك Eid Mubarak (Have a blessed Eid) is the most common greeting, and entirely appropriate for all to use.
كل عام وأنتم بخير Kul 'aam wa antum bekhair (May you stay well with every year that passes) is another ...
It is permitted to leave during a sermon unless it is a sermon of jumu'ah. This is due to the fact that the juma'h prayer is fard 'ayn (obligatory on every male Muslim unless he has a valid excuse, note that the majority considers the khutba as a necessary condition that's why leaving during the khutba therefore needs strong and valid excuses like saving a ...
Eid by definition is one day. Take this hadith for example (emphasis mine):
The Prophet said (on the day of Idal-Adha), "The first thing we will do on this day of ours, is to offer the (`Id) prayer
The celebration however for Eid al-Adha is three additional days, called the days of tashreeq:
The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) ...
The whole issue of sighting the moon vs. astronomical prediction comes down to how literal you interpret hadith. In one hadith the Prophet says:
"If you see it (The moon) then fast, and if you don’t see it then do
How do you interpret the verb 'see'? Is it actual visual eyesight, or is modern technology a viable alternative?
In another ...
Uddhyah is Wajib in the Hanafi school, it is required on
A Muslim, it is not required on a Kafir
On a Free person
On a non-traveling one, it is not required on a traveler
On a Rich person, it is not required on a poor person
It is a must to eat from the udhiyyah, as well as it is a must to feed the poor and the rich from the meat. The best thing to do ...
i want to know ,what is the significance of 9th Rabi-ul-awwal ?
Eid is any day that there is happiness in that day. The significances of 9th Rabi-ul-awwal is that this day is the day that killers of Imam Hussain a.s. at Karbala were destroyed:
One particular hadith which speaks of this day tells us that while in
a gathering with the Prophet of Islam, ...
All Praise to Allah Subhanahu wa Taala and blessings of Him be on Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him His family and companions.
The paragraph you mentioned is not hadith. It is actually from the book Radd al Mukhtar in Arabic, which is used as a reference for Fatwa in Hanafi jurisprudence. You can see here written (in which would be a translated form) that ...
Well as soon as possible does not mean that you fast on EID day because that is forbidden.
But after EID day you should make them up as soon as possible. (Of-course excluding any days on which fasting is forbidden or relaxed like for women during menses or people who are sick or are travelling)
Reason is that as muslims we believe their is no guarantee of ...
If the first day of Eid (Fitr or Adha) happen to be a Friday. Then you can:
Either pray Salat Eid and Dhuhr prayer, without having to pray Jumu'ah,
Or just pray Jumu'ah prayer,
And of course he can pray both Eid and Jumu'ah, and it is good to do that.
Evidence that the Jumu'ah prayer is not required if one prayed Eid are this hadith:
It was narrated ...
The first day of Shawaal is Eid-ul-Fitr but fasting is prohibited on this day. Therefore you can start it the day after. So you can start it on the second day of Shawaal.
This site has more info if you are interested.
You can start fasting six days of Shawwal from the second day of Shawwal, because it is haram to fast on the day of 'Eid. You can fast ...
Eid salat is different in this regard, there are extra Takbirs.
The Hanafis add 6 additional takbirs, 3 in the first rakah before the fatiah and 3 in the second rakah before the rukuh.h
The Malikis add 11 extra takbirs. 6 in the first rakah before fatiah, and 5 in the second rakah after standing up from prostration.m
The Hanbalis add 11 additional ...
First, there's no confusion of moon sighting at all either the new moon (or the crescent moon) can be seen or not. This may need to some extent trained people a good location for a clear sighting and the sighting to be made during a fixed time gap and the sky to be clear. The later is somewhat difficult in for example big cities etc. but easier to realize ...
You can sacrifice 3 days after the Eid day (total 4 days).
Ibn al-Qayyim (may Allaah have mercy on him) said in Zaad al-Ma’aad
‘Ali ibn Abi Taalib (may Allaah have mercy on him) said: “The days of
sacrifice are the Day of Sacrifice (yawm al-nahr) and the three days
This does not mean anything like this that your ramazan is accepted or not, no one knows but Allah.
You must keep praying as you did in ramazan and ask allah for forgiveness and acceptance of ramazan prayers.
There is a hadees:
كل بنى آدم خطاء ، وخير الخطائين التوابون
Every son of adam makes mistakes, and best of them are repenters(who do taubah).
Let me tell what I understood from my practice!
Before Eid-Ul-Fitr, we accomplish a mission which is one of the 5 pillars. So on that day it is a mission-complete-fest given to us by Almighty Allah. Allah wants us to be happy on that day because we have completed one of the greatest task given by him to us, which was understanding and suffering the pain of ...
Yes it is :-)
It's sunnah to eat (in general) before going to Eid Al-Fitr prayer, and is sunnah to eat dates especially. And it's sunnah not to eat before going to Eid Al-Adha prayer, but rather eat after coming back from it.
For Eid Al-Fitr, here is a Hadith that confirms it is sunnah to eat dates before going to Eid Al-Fitr prayer:
Narrated Anas bin ...
Eid prayer is an optional prayer he may do it or leave it.
Note that he even can pray it later (alone) as qada'. I've read that some scholars accept it even one day later others say it must be performed before noon of the Eid day.
Praying Eid or leaving it has no impact on the validity of fast or the acceptance of it. What is necessary to complete the fast ...
The first thing to do is to have correct our understanding and then base our activities based on it.
Moon sighting is not necessary now
The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said a month can be of 29 days. If you see a moon on 29th day, the month ends. If for some reason we can not see the moon, then we should complete 30 days
It was well-established at the time of ...
As much as I made research and knows, the Salah o Eid-Fitr is considered as a Wajib (obligatory) Salah from the viewpoint of Sunni brothers (by its conditions…), although it is not counted as a Wajib practice from the viewpoint of Shiite, haply Shiite consider it as a Mustahab or recommended Salah.
On the other hand, regarding laughing during Salah, (I'm ...
I would say just one thing, look around yourself that what is important? Is it necessary to have a mosque in your area? Or is it important to save life of hungry people around you which are starving? or some thing else.
Just look around your self. Find the best deserving person in your view. And give your donations to that one. Because Your deeds depends ...
The Islamic calendar is a lunar calendar where each month starts with the sighting of the new moon. As some Muslim scholars adopted calculation methods (and they are not in consensus) to calculate the "new moon" and others still relay on the physical moon-sighting they might have differences. For example if the sky is full of clouds you won't see the moon ...
Any good deed a Muslim is doing he should be doing it hoping Allah may accept it, and if Allah accepted it then this deed would have been done in a correct or perfect manner.
One necessary condition is that one is righteous and fear Allah as he said:
..."Indeed, Allah only accepts from the righteous [who fear Him]. 5:27
And we are asked to
There are two days in the year you are prohibited to fast (no matter what) these are the two 'Id days 'Id al-fitr and 'id al-adha.
Then there are 2-3 days you are discouraged (one might even say prohibited, as one really should avoid fasting these days) to fast these are the days of tashreeq the days after 'Id al-adha.
When it comes to make up your fast you ...
Nowroz isn’t only for Shia, Sunni Muslims celebrate it too. It is the New Year in many Muslim countries such as Iran, Afghanistan, Turkey, Kazakistan, Takistan, and Kurdistan...etc.
However Sunni Muslims do not get the nazar of Imam Ali.
You are not allowed to fast on Eid day any other day would fit. On the other hand some madhabs recommend not to fast six consecutive days to make a clear difference between voluntary fast and ramadan.
According to the European council for fatwa and research (ECFR) today (Tuesday, the 5th Juli, 2016) is Eid in Europe. Of course this is wrong from the point ...