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  • Reciting "Ya Nabi Salaam ‘alayka" between 'Eed prayer and sermon Date: 1-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. I pray the Eid prayer at my village's masjid. Everyone there stands up and recites "Ya Nabi Salam ‘alaika" after the prayer and before the sermon. Is that a religious innovation? What can I do to avoid the embarrassment of being the only one sitting down? .. More

  • No text indicates that sins are forgiven on the day of 'eid Date: 13-12-2015

    Does Allaah forgive all our wrongs in during the eid? I just want to know if Allaah forgives all our wrongs in eid or not. .. More

  • Ruling on congratulating over ‘Eed after it ends Date: 31-8-2014

    Respected Shaikh, Assalam oalaikum. My question is regarding greeting muslims borthers on the second, third or fourth day of Eid by saying Eid Mubarrak ! is allowed or Not ? As one of our muslim brother told me that it is not permissible to greet after the Eid Day as people my fast in the month of Shawal. Jazak Allah Khair. .. More

  • Questions about 'Eed Al-Adh-ha Date: 23-2-2013

    Assalaamualaykum I would be very grateful if you could please confirm the following information regarding Eid al adha and Qurbani: 1. The Messenger (pbuh) sacrificed on the tenth day of Dhul Hijjahh while he was in Medina. (Sunan Baihaqi). 2. The Messenger (pbuh) started Eid al-Adha prayer from the second year in Medina (or some say 1st year) after.. More

  • When and how Takbeer is recited in ‘Eed Al-Adh-ha Date: 29-11-2012

    assalamu alaikum, A jama'at in India says that reciting takbir after every congregational prayer during days of tashriq is not based on hadith. Also they say that takbeer recited during Eid day should be only "Allahu Akbar" as takbir means "Allahu Akbar" (simliar to takbir in salah) and should not be recited aloud. They are saying there are no marfoo.. More

  • Muslims congratulating each other after 'Eed prayer in the mosque Date: 27-12-2010

    Dear Sir, Imam of our local mosque said in this year khutba that people must not congradulate each other in the mosque as it is haram. We all must go out of the mosque and congradulate and meet each other. Second he said that asking for dua after eid khutba is also haram. Dua must be asked before khutba. Please guide me in the light of Islamic teaching.. More

  • Giving money or gifts to children on the day of ‘Eed Date: 1-11-2010

    Salaam Alaykum, What is the concept of Eidy in Islam? Juniors mostly expect money or some sort of gifts from their elders at Eid festivel. Is this belief connected with the companiions of Prophet Muhammad (Salallaahu Alaihi wa Sallam)? Jazaak ALLAHu Khair... More

  • How to decide Muslim Festivals Date: 21-1-2010

    How do we decide which festivals are allowed to be celebrated by Muslims?.. More

  • Wearing new clothes on the day of ‘Eed Date: 2-12-2009

    Aslam ole kum (r.o.b). This is regarding Eid al fitr & Eid al adha, As one of imam in india said that we must wear new clothes on Eid day. But what i practice is i use to wear payjam & kurta for Eid prayer which is not new but it is washed & clean. Later for the day i used to wear new clothes like trouser & shirt... More

  • 'Eed greetings Date: 25-8-2004

    I have heard that to say 'Eed Mubaarak on 'Eed day, this is Bida'a and therefore Haraam. Please can you clarify this for me?.. More

  • Celebrating ‘Eed on ‘Eed Days Date: 10-4-2004

    Can we celebrate any of the Eid days on any other day? For example I am member of Muslim Community in our area and whenever the day of Eid arrives we all come to pray and do the hugging but that’s it. Now mostly we all go work and then comes Sunday or Saturday after the Eid day and we all celebrate Eid by calling on Eid party. I never felt comfortable.. More

  • Parents giving gifts to children on the day of Eid Date: 7-3-2004

    What is your opinion of giving Eidhiah (money) to children during Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Adha? I was told that it is an innovation. Is this true? .. More

  • Saying “Allahu Akbar” in groups during Eid Date: 17-2-2004

    I need you to help me with evidence why Takbirat Jamaiiya on Eid is Bida’a... More

  • Observing 'Eed Al-Adhha Date: 14-3-1999

    Kindly advice by urgent E-mail information in English about 'Eed al-Adhha. How it is observed. Why it is called Al-Adhha?....etc. Thank you in advance for your reply. Regards. .. More