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.
The Day of Arafah is an excellent time to repent. While Eid Al-Adha combines two great acts of worship, salah and sacrifice.
Indeed, these days are the most excellent of all the days with Allah, the first ten days of Dhul-Hijjah.
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.
How do you plan to spend your Eid Day? Here are some tips on its celebration and sharing.
“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
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.
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).
Highlights of the means that can help continue doing good deed even after Ramadan, as the lord of Ramadan is the Lord of the entire year.
The giving of Zakah (obligatory charity) is the third pillar of Islam. It has two types: zakat al-mal (charity paid on one’s wealth) and zakat al-fitr.
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
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
Eid prayer is wajib (strongly recommended, just short of obligatory). It consists of two Rakahs (units) with six or thirteen additional Takbeers