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Family of Umm Salamah: Example of Boundless Dedication (Story)

Umm Salamah: Story of an Immigrant Family

Umm Salamah! What an eventful life she had! Her real name was Hind. She was the daughter of one of the notables in the Makhzum clan nicknamed “Zad Ar-Rakib” (which means the provision for the traveler) because he was well known for his generosity, particularly to travelers. Umm Salamah’s husband was `Abdullah ibn `Abdul-Asad and …

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 …

With Pilgrims Day by Day – Dhul-Hijjah 10

With Pilgrims Day by Day - Dhul-Hijjah 10

Today is Dhul-Hijjah 10, the day of Eid Al-Adha. This day is called the greatest day of Hajj, Yawm al-Hajj al-Akbar. On this day, pilgrims observe several rituals in Mina and Makkah. What to Do on Dhul-Hijjah 10 As mentioned in this article about Dhul-Hijjah 9, you may leave Muzdalifah after midnight (on the …

How Prophet Celebrated Eid al-Adha

How Prophet Muhammad Celebrated Eid Al-Adha

The 10th of Dhul Hijjah is indeed a great day for the pilgrims who are performing hajj because they do a multitude of unique and rare good deeds on this day, continuing to do them in the 3 days that follow it.

What Is the Time of Slaughtering the Sacrificial Animal?

What Is the Time of Slaughtering Udhiyah (Sacrificial Animal)?

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: The sacrificial animal should be done on the Day of Nahr, 10th ofDhul-Hijjah, or during the following days ofTashreeq, which …

Significance and Rules of Udhiyah: What Are They?

Significance and Rules of Udhiyah: What Are They?

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?

For How Many People is the Sacrifice Sufficient?

For How Many People is the Sacrifice Sufficient?

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: As for your query, one sheep is sufficient only for a man and his family while a cow or a …

Tips For an Enlightening Eid Al Adha

Tips For an Enlightening Eid Al Adha

There is nothing like a celebration to serve as an “icebreaker” to let loved ones know about your newfound religion. Local mosques can support reverts to Islam by hosting an Eid get-together geared specifically towards new Muslims and their families…

`Eid Al-Adha: Canadian Muslim Charities Fundraise for Udhiyah - About Islam

`Eid Al-Adha: Canadian Muslim Charities Fundraise for Udhiyah

Over 1.8 billion Muslims around the globe are waiting to celebrate their biggest Islamic festival `Eid Al-Adha, expected to start next Sunday on August 11. As the `Eid of sacrifice, Muslims are ordered by Shari`ah tooffer‘Udhiyah’ aka animal or fundraise with others to buy one. In this report, Muslim Link lists some of the Muslim …



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