Are you a new Muslim trying to survive Christmas? Are you feeling lonely, cooping yourself up in your room on Christmas Eve?
How best can a Muslim celebrate the birth of Prophet Muhammad through using the lawful means and avoiding any form of innovation.
When `Eid prayers and Thanksgivings are over, people hug and congratulate one another.
Tens of thousands of people enjoys the open house organized by the Prime Minister for `Eid celebrations.
Ramadan is known in Cape Town as the Pwasa or the Fast, and `Eid is called Labarang.
Joy and sadness are the feelings all people experience. A Muslim combines them in obedience to God.
Eid is a chance to teach children the meanings of mercy, goodness, visiting for the sake of Allah.
The poem discusses our obligations towards the orphanage at the time of Eid celebration.
`Eid Al-Adha is a major religious event in the lives of Muslims. Usually, communities celebrate this occasion over a period of several days.
Worship sets aright our relations with our Creator, with our own selves, with our families and with others.
In Eid, Muslims gather together, sensing the deep belonging to this Ummah and this religion.
Eid is not simply a matter of celebration and joy. It is also a chance to share the feelings of those around us.
We are expected to remember on each Eid the following things we mention in this article.
This article contains a list of what a Muslim should do on the day of Eid.
I had been to many other `Eid Prayers before; this one was somehow different for me.
There are two dilemmas facing a Muslim in the west today- feasting and competing with Christmas.
Congratulation on the blessed Eid! May Allah make such occasions a continuous joy for all Muslims! O my beloved, this isEid; it is the day of joy, delight, and purity. Allah says: [Say: In the bounty of Allah and in His mercy therein let them rejoice. It is better than what they hoard] (Yunus 10:58).
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
Report for the year 2000 ranked the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 26th.
The Day of Arafah is an excellent time to repent. While Eid Al-Adha combines two great acts of worship, salah and sacrifice.
Details on the practical way of slaughtering animals in Islam and the objective behind it.
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
True `Eid requires us to be cheerful. We should congratulate one another on its comings and put sorrows away.
`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
Eid Al-Adha has unique meanings that implant in the Muslim's heart the spirit of sharing and caring.
In Eid, social manners should be highly respected in a way that pleases others and does not hurt anyone.
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
Eid celebrations in the Muslim world was largely absent in American Eid, the Eid was celebrated nonetheless.
Brotherhood holds an important place in Islam. It harvests the fruits of faith and love for the sake of Almighty Allah.
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).
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.
Believers’ notion of forgiveness is very different to that of those who do not live by the morals of the Qur’an.
In Arabic, ‘Eid’ means joy and ‘Waid’ means curse. Allah’s mercy is turned into a curse by disregarding the blessings or by abusing the blessings. Eid is a blessing of Allah. Every nation has Eid or festival. Allah has given Muslims two Eids (Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Adha). It may seem to many that this is a
A reflection on the meaning of Eid and the lessons it gives Muslim. The lesson we also learn by considering Eid Al-Fitr a day of moral victory.
Eid Al-Fitr is a day of thanksgiving, gratefulness and jubilation, as it signifies the successful completion of the sacred month of Ramadan
Many of us have a certain concept of Eid in our minds. When the day comes, if that concept is not practically realized, we tend to think that our Eid was boring or did not pass very well. The concept is as follows: Eating good food and having good lawful drinks Intermingling with relatives and/or
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
Ways to benefit from Eid celebration in Islam and achieve utmost reward from Allah. This includes acts of giving and forgiving people on Eid day
At the feast that marks the end of Ramadan, we recommend here in our message of Eid to reflect on some lessons learnt from this occasion.
Eid prayer is wajib (strongly recommended, just short of obligatory). It consists of two Rakahs (units) with six or thirteen additional Takbeers
Learn about the significant values and virtues of Eid Al Fitr celebration as a day of joy in Islam
Some commendable sunnah acts that a Muslim should make on the day of Eid ul Fitr