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Salat-ul-`Eidayn

Regarding the ruling on reciting268

Q: I hear some people reciting Takbir (saying: "Allahu Akbar [Allah is the Greatest]") after each Salah (Prayer) during the Days of Tashriq (11th, 12th and 13th of Dhul-Hijjah) until the ‘Asr (Afternoon) Prayer of the third day. Is this correct or not?...

Adhan for the two `Eid Prayers526

Q 4: What is the opinion on using a microphone to call people to come to `Eid Prayers, i.e. ‘Eid-ul-Fitr (the Festival of Breaking the Fast) and `Eid-ul-Adha (the Festival of the Sacrifice)? Also, what is the opinion on teaching them that this Salah (Prayer) is obligatory...

What is the opinion on using a270

Q 5: When announcing the start of Salat-ul-`Eid (the Festival Prayer) should the Imam say, "Al-Salatu-jami`ah (prayer is about to begin) or should he pronounce Takbirat-ul-Ihram (saying: "Allahu Akbar [Allah is the Greatest]" upon starting Prayer) without making this announcemen...

When announcing the start of Salat-ul-`Eid212

Q: We notice that during Salat-ul-Istisqa’ (Prayer for rain) and Salat-ul-‘Eid (the Festival Prayer) the Imam (the one who leads congregational Prayer) comes to the Musalla (place for Prayer) and performs two Rak‘ahs. He recites the Takbir (saying: "Allahu Akbar [Allah is the Greatest]") one after ...

Celebrations280

Q 1: What is the ruling on the joyful celebrations held by Muslims in Trinidad on particular occasions; such as weddings, moving to a new house, birthdays, and many others? They celebrate them by reciting the Qur'an, singing eulogies to the honorable Prophet (peace be upo...

Ruling on the two `Eid Prayers267

Q 3: Are the two `Eid Prayers obligatory or Sunnah (action following the teachings of the Prophet)? What is the punishment for abandoning them?...

Are the two `Eid Prayers obligatory219

Q 2: Is it obligatory upon women to perform Salat-ul-`Eid (the Festival Prayer)? If they have to do so, should they perform it at home or at a Musalla (a place for Prayer)?...

Women going out for `Eid Prayer750

Q: Your Eminence, I am the Imam of Al-Masjid Al-Jami` (the large mosque where Jumu`ah [Friday] Prayers are held) in Al-Far`, a village in the province of Al-`Ays located in Yanbu`. People in our neighborhood do not allow women and chil...

Children going out for `Eid Prayer310

Q 1: There is a prevalent habit in our town. This habit is related to children who go to the Musalla (a place for Prayer) for `Eid (Festival). They do not offer the Salah (Prayer), they just sit near the Masjid (mosque) playing and making loud noises expressing their joy for `Eid. Thus, they distu...

Postponing Salat-ul-`Eid to the following day274

Q: Is it permissible to delay performing the `Eid Prayer to the second day of sighting the new moon of Shawwal in order that all Muslim workers can take leave to attend it? Due to the fact that the `Eid day is not previously known, (Part No. 8; Page No. 290) it is very difficult for them to inform...