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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 ...


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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


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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, ...


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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 not fast" How do you interpret the verb 'see'? Is it actual visual eyesight, or is modern technology a viable alternative? In another ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 (2/319): ‘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 after it.” Source: http://www.islam-qa.com/en/36651


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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.


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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). So,...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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https://islamqa.info/en/138046 There is no differentiation in this regard between the obligatory prayers, the Eid prayer, prayer for rain or any other prayer. If the one who is praying behind the imam catches up with a rak‘ah of Eid prayer, then that is the beginning of the prayer in his case; then he should get up after the imam says the salaam and do ...


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Eating in excess is always discouraged in Islam. There is no exception to this for Eid. See the following Quran verse and hadith. O children of Adam, take your adornment at every masjid, and eat and drink, but be not excessive. Indeed, He likes not those who commit excess. Quran 7:31 "I heard the Messenger of Allah (S.a.w) saying: 'The human does ...


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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 ..."To ...


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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 ...


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This is more of personal opinion, thus it might be not the answer you are looking for. It’s her right to see her family and your right to see yours, and since both of you live abroad, it’s good chance for her to be with them, and so for you. It’s also the kid’s right to see both families. The only thing comes to my mind is Allah saying: Indeed, Allah ...


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Madh-e-sahaba is an urdu word, meaning praising sahaba, as of its translation suggests, their is nothing wrong in this, until or unless things are not being exaggerated, but at-least in pakistan these types of conferences are done on days other than maulud-ul-nabi, i.e:12 rabiul awal, so if someone is celebrating birthday of prophet or anyone, than it is ...


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Aslaam , According to the sahih hadith we are encouraged to allow women attend the eid Salaah so long as they are veiled. This might be a custom (cultural) of the Subcontinent to keep women away but does not follow with the sunnah. It might also be to prevent fitnah and the protection of both the women and men from Zina and nuffs. Hadith : Narrated by ...


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Nawroz has been celebrated before Islam and has roots in Zoroastrianism. They perform many religious practices during Nawroz celebration. Today it is celebrated by Muslims just as the first day of the year. Nowadays this is more a tradition than a religious event. In Afghanistan people raise flag of Imam Ali (as) in mazar e Sharif city of Balkh province even ...


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