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Eid in the West - Retaining Our Sense of Community

Eid Al Adha creeps up on us every year. Unlike Eid Al-Fitr, we don’t have a month-long warning of Ramadan to help us mentally prepare for the celebration. This lack of warning is even more prominent in non-Muslim countries, when some Muslims struggle to find the means and opportunity to participate in Eid festivities. When …


Children Watch Animal Slaughtering on Eid, Is It OK?

In this counseling answer: •I would assess your child’s knowledge of Eid Al-Adha, experiences with hearing or glimpsing previous sacrifices as well as discussing with them how they may respond emotionally. •This is also a good time to discuss the history and significance Eid-Al-Adha, and the importance of obedience to Allah SWT. •You may also …

Celebrating Eid is Difficult for You?

Don't Feel Like Celebrating This Eid?

Well, you may have some valid reasons behind your feelings: 1- Eid Al-Adha is different from Eid Al-Fitr. Here, you did not fast for 30 days and break your fast on the day of Eid. There is no change of habits. You don’t get that happiness that accompanies your first breakfast among family and friend …

If Udhiyah Was Stolen, Should I Buy Another One

If Udhiyah Is Stolen, Should I Buy Another One?

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: 1- As for your stolen udhiyah that you have already intended to slaughter, you don’t have to buy another one instead. 2- If …

Can I Take a Loan for Udhiyah

Can I Take a Loan for Udhiyah?

I got a question regarding sacrifice on `Eid Al-Adha; if a person wants to do qurbani (sacrifice animal) on `Eid but does not have enough money due to bills or some other reasons, so can he borrow money from somebody and return it after few weeks?

Muslims in New Mexico Gear Up for `Eid Al-Adha

SANTA FE – When the sun starts to drape the Sangre de Cristo Mountains during the first ten days of Dhul-Hijjah, the Muslim community of Santa Fe in New Mexico State will listen to the call to `Eid prayer echo. “It’s still beautiful, but it’s small in New Mexico. It’s like Christmas. If everybody is …

What Are the Rules and Significance of Udhiyah?

What Are the Rules and Significance of Udhiyah?

What is the best time for offering udhiyah (sacrifice)? Do we have to offer a separate sacrifice on behalf of every one in our family or one sacrifice is sufficient for the whole family? Is it better to offer sacrifice or can we give money as charity instead?

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