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Let Us Rejoice at `Eid

Congratulation on the blessed `Eid! May Allah make such occasions a continuous joy for all Muslims! O my beloved, this is `Eid; 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). …

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.

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 …

Eid Takbir

What Is The Meaning, Significance of Eid Takbir?

Short Answer:  During Eid, Muslims express their gratitude to Allah. They also visibly show joy and congratulate each other. On this day, Muslims chant the Eid Takbir aloud, and this is one of the greatest sunnahs of Eid. Muslims exchange gifts, which is another important sunnah on that day. Also, Muslims make lots of istighfar (asking Allah for forgiveness) and pray that Allah …

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 …



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