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Depression & 'Eid

Depression & 'Eid

In this counseling answer: • You can look for the meaning of ‘Eid and apply it to your personal life story. • Contentment is more priceless and eternal than the joy of this world. ‘Eid celebrates this surrender and can bring you closer to experiencing celestial joy. As-Salamu ‘Alaikum, It is true that human beings at some time …

Eid: Etiquette and Rulings

Eid: Etiquette and Rulings

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: Eid, in Islam, is a day of joy, thanksgiving, worship, brotherhood, solidarity, and morality. A Muslim should take the advantage …

Exchanging Eid Cards: Permissible?

Exchanging Eid Cards: Permissible?

I’m intending to send my mother an “`Eid Mubarak” card. Is that permissible (does it violate any rule of Islam)? Jazakum Allah khayran.

Why Is Fasting Forbidden on the Day of Eid?

Why Is Fasting Forbidden on the Day of Eid?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: It is not mentioned in any hadith that Satan fasts on the day of Eid. But it is confirmed that the Prophet forbade us from …

How Can We Make `Eid Fun?

How Can We Make Eid Fun?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this Fatwa: 1- Eid is supposed to be fun 2- The Prophet allowed two girls to sing using duff. 3- The Abyssinian kids were dancing with their spears and …

Juggling Motherhood and Celebrating `Eid

Juggling Motherhood and Celebrating `Eid

`Eid is here. It’s you, your husband, this great festivity and…a truck load of children. Even on “normal” days, quite a lot of the havoc can be overwhelming. Preparing food, getting out of the house, keeping those tantrums at bay – it sounds like it nearly can’t be done. Nonetheless, when there is a will …

Sheep

Son Attached to Sheep and Becomes Desperate after Slaughtering

In this counseling answer: “You may want to explain how Eid-al-Adha is a day of remembrance that commemorates Prophet Ibrahim’s (PBUH) willingness to obey Allah and that many Muslims sacrifice their best animal to eat on this day, thus making his sheep special. Assure your child that the sheep was slaughtered in the most humane way as …

What `Eid Means to British Muslims?

Community is at the heart of the biggest celebrations in Islam. To this end, here’s an insight to how some British Muslims celebrated their `Eid.

Muslims Celebrate `Eid by Helping Hurricane Evacuees

When the rains came, the Islamic Clear Lake Center south of Houston, Texas, was spared the worst of it, the building suffering only a few roof leaks amidst the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey, a whopper of a storm that drenched and destroyed wide swaths of Houston and the southern Texas coast.
However, when the rains stopped, congregants and mosque officials, quickly realizing many others weren’t so fortunate, sprang into action.

Udhiyah on Behalf of Deceased Parents

Udhiyah on Behalf of Deceased Parents: Will They Get Any Reward?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: You should offer sacrifice or udhiyah on behalf of deceased parents if they have made will to that effect. Otherwise, it is better to give charity on their behalf …



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