Eid al Adha
`Eid Al-Adha is a major religious event in the lives of Muslims. Usually, communities celebrate this occasion over a period of several days.
We are expected to remember on each Eid the following things we mention in this article.
Khutbah of 'Eid is a source of inspiration but it gets squeezed in between salah and celebration.
`Eid Al-Adha falls on the 10th day of the 12th month (Dhul Hijjah) of the Islamic calendar. This is the day when the pilgrims gather in Makkah by the millions come, after having completed many of the essential rites of Hajj, out of ihram and out of the restrictions that go with ihram (e.g. the
The Day of Arafah is an excellent time to repent. While Eid Al-Adha combines two great acts of worship, salah and sacrifice.
The first ten days of Dhul-Hijjah is a season of worship that brings many benefits and opportunities.
The article explains what is to be done with our sacrificial animal after slaughtering.
Indeed, these days are the most excellent of all the days with Allah, the first ten days of Dhul-Hijjah.
`Eid is an expression of the testimony of faith. if you truly desire Paradise, all that is required of you is obedience
`Eid, in Islam, is a day of joy, thanksgiving, worship, brotherhood, solidarity, and morality. A Muslim should take the advantage of this day to bring himself nearer to Allah, Most High. The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said: “Every nation has its festival, and this is your festival.” Here, he referred to the
Tips on the best ways to explore the virtues of Dhul-Hijjah and benefit from the special favors Allah bestowed in this month.
People thought it was impossible to go around the world in 80 days. So what would they think about making that trip in only one day? Well, it is possible on the day of Arafah, the essence of Hajj. Taking a look around at all the pilgrims standing on the Mount of Mercy on the
Even though the `Eid is not celebrated as in other countries, in Trinidad, the essence remains the same.
How do you plan to spend your Eid Day? Here are some tips on its celebration and sharing.
In Islam, sacrifice carries many shades of meanings. These meanings represent the heart of Islamic faith on this earth.
During the blessed month of Dhul-Hijjah, a Muslim witnesses two events, Eid Al-Adha and Hajj.
“I’m leaving with whoever’s ready! Anybody else can find his or her way!” my dad bellowed as he headed for the car, dressed in his white, perfectly ironed agbada. Male cousins and uncles rush out of their rooms adjusting their traditional outfits and so do the females. Nobody wants to miss the ride to the
Not long after the dust has settled from the excitement of Eid Al-Fitr in the dusty, humid seaport of Karachi, the bleating of goats and cattle signals the imminence ofEid Al-Adha. Goat-sellers appear in open spaces amid the hustle and bustle of budget-bazaars to display their wares. Soon the streets of high-rise apartment blocks and
These ten days are among Allah’s graces granted to His servants as Allah created in the souls of the believers the longing to see the Holy Mosque in Makkah and no one can see it every year, He obligated Hajj on those who have the ability to perform it only once in their lifetime and
The article shows the importance of the month of Dhul-Hijjah and its virtues. It explains the way a Muslim can utilize the value of this month.
Eid celebrations in the Muslim world was largely absent in American Eid, the Eid was celebrated nonetheless.
As Muslims, we wonder - how can we get our children to be that excited about Eid? How can we create an atmosphere of Eid?
Eids in Islam are not man-made; Allah is the One Who created them. He also laid down special rules and etiquette to be followed during these Eids.
The article explains the stance of classical jurists of Islam in considering the element of time and place
Sacrifice in Islam is both general and specific. The act itself is symbolic in order to realize the will of Allah on earth.
Among the lessons of Hajj is making sacrifice in the way of Allah, for the cause of Islam. As Islam is itself a religion of sacrifice, its different pillars also contain the same features and characteristics. Prophet Ibrahim (peace and blessings be upon him) sacrificed his most loved ones for the sake of Allah. He
The article provides the ways to reflect on the story of Prophet Ibrahim and how he was willing to sacrifice his child Isma`il (Pbuh).
The objective of rituals of Hajj and the animal sacrifice in Islam for shaping the Muslim behaviors and daily activities.
Tips to read and reflect on the verses of Qur'an that explained the animal ritual sacrifice offered during the Eid celebration of Adha
The moral and religious lessons from the eventful story of Ibrahim and Ismail and their struggles in protecting and guarding their faith
Muslims commemorate the Prophet Ibrahim's willingness to sacrifice his first-born son at the command of God, and how Allah spared his son and made him a Prophet
The basic principles required from the person who intends sacrificing Udhiyah to mark Eid al Adha festival.
The Prophet’s words “Every nation has its festival, and this is your festival” indicate that these two `Eids (`Eid al-Fitr and `Eid Al-Adha) are exclusively for the Muslims, and that it is not permissible for Muslims to imitate the disbelievers and polytheists in anything that is a distinctive part of their celebrations, whether it be
Introduction Alhamdu lillah. Indeed, all Glory and Praise is due to Allah. We glorify and praise Him and we ask Him for help and forgiveness. In Allah we seek refuge from the evils in ourselves and from our wrong doings. He whom Allah guides shall not be misguided, and he whom He misguides shall never