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Marriage Between the Two `Eids: Permissible?

Marriage Between the Two Eids: Permissible?

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: There is nothing wrong with concluding marriage between the two Eids. Answering your question, the General Iftaa’ Department in Jordan, states the following: Getting married …

Malaysians Celebrate Month-long `Eid Al-Fitr

DUBAI – Wrapping up the fasting month of Ramadan, Malaysians embark on another festive occasion for a whole month, Eidul Fitr, or Hari Raya Pausa, as they call it. “We (also) call it ‘Open House,’” Madame Tengku, the wife of the Malaysian Consul General in Dubai Yubazlan Yusof, told The Gulf Today. “Aidilfitri is very …

We Need to Talk About `Eid: Lauren Booth

We are living in a ‘multi-polar’ reality. This new buzz phrase describes how aspects of our lives, including Muslim celebrations, are less likely to be dominated by singular cultural expectations, as they once were. In the West, our faith-based holidays are moving beyond family and food, opening up to a plurality of expression and the …

Muslim Athletes Share `Eid Greetings

Several Muslim athletes have sent `Eid greetings to the 1.8 billion Muslims around the globe, commending their spirit of Islamic solidarity and religious devoutness. “Eid Mubarak to all my friends who celebrate. Bajram Serif Mubarek Oslun,” in both English and Bosnian, that’s how the Bosnian footballer Edin Džeko has greeted his fans on his official …

`Eid in Britain: Prayers, Celebration, and Unity

LONDON – British Muslims across the country have put the celebration into `Eid, as reflected in many gathering at large congregations in public parks. The city of Birmingham took the lead with over 140,000 worshippers gathering at their ‘Celebrate `Eid’ festival, which came complete with a theme park with rides, food, and drink, and a …

Overeating

Eating All You Can This Eid?

Envision a bronze roasted turkey, well-placed in the center of the table, surrounded by beautiful casseroles of assorted meats and vegetables, scalding soups, and mouth-watering family recipes passed down for generations.

World Muslims Celebrate `Eid Al-Fitr (In Pictures)

WORLD CAPITAL – Millions of Muslims worldwide have marked `Eid Al-Fitr festival that wraps up the month-long month of Ramadan on Friday, in an atmosphere full of joy, family gatherings, prayers, gift-giving, and feasting. This year, `Eid began on June 15 and has been observed by Muslims in most world countries. The three-day `Eid Al-Fitr …

140,000 Gather for `Eid Prayer in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM – More than 140,000 Muslims gathered in Birmingham Friday, June 15, for a record-breaking `Eid Al-Fitr prayer, marking the end of Ramadan. “This celebration is one of the most important in the Islamic religious calendar and it’s an opportunity for us all to come together in peace and unity,” a spokesman for Green Lane …

World Leaders Greet Muslims on `Eid Al-Fitr

TORONTO – World leaders have sent special greetings to the Muslim community to mark the end of Ramadan and `Eid Al-Fitr, commending their spirit of giving and integration. “After a month of fasting and reflection, `Eid is a time for Muslims to come together to feast, celebrate, and share their good fortune with others,” said …



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