Islamic Months · Ramadan · Shawwal

Shawwal Fasting – Questions

Q. Fasting the Six Days of Shawwal, Consecutive? Praise be to Allah It is not a necessary condition that they should be fasted consecutively. If you fast them separately or consecutively, it is OK. The sooner you do them, the better, because Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala commands us to compete in good deeds [See: 5:… Continue reading Shawwal Fasting – Questions

Dhul Hijjah · Islamic Months · Shawwal

The Description of the Eid prayer

Praise be to Allah The Eid prayer is one where the imam attends and leads the people in praying two rak’ahs. ‘Umar radhiAllahu ‘anhu said, “The prayer of al-Fitr is two rak’ahs and the prayer of al-Adha is two rak’ahs, complete and not shortened, on the tongue of your Prophet, and the one who fabricates… Continue reading The Description of the Eid prayer

Dhul Hijjah · Islamic Months · Shawwal

Etiquette and Sunnahs of Eid

Praise be to Allah The Sunnahs that the Muslim should observe on the day of Eid are as follows: 1. Doing Ghusl before going out to the Prayer  It was narrated in a saheeh hadeeth in al-Muwatta’ and elsewhere that ‘Abd-Allah ibn ‘Umar radhiAllahu ‘anhu used to do ghusl on the day of al-Fitr before going out… Continue reading Etiquette and Sunnahs of Eid

Islamic Months · Ramadan · Shawwal

8 Basic Errors Muslims make when Paying Zakat Al-Fitr

By Muhammad Al-Shareef I feel compelled to put this together because I’ve seen the following errors being committed even since I was a young boy. In sha Allah, you can help me spread the word by sharing this article with your community, friends and family. What is Zakat ul-Fitr? Think “Iftar”, Zakat Ul-Fitr is the… Continue reading 8 Basic Errors Muslims make when Paying Zakat Al-Fitr

Books · Islamic Months · Shawwal

What is to be done after Ramadan?

The state in which one comes out of Ramadan is very important because it pertains to two things: First: After the great season is over those destined to win have won forgiveness, mercy, and emancipation from Hell, and started proceeding on the way of Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala, and those destined to lose and fail… Continue reading What is to be done after Ramadan?

Shawwal

`Eid: Etiquette and Rulings

The Prophet (salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, “Every nation has its festival, and this is your festival.” Here, he referred to the fact that these two `Eids are exclusively for the Muslims. The Muslims have no festivals apart from `Eidul-Fitr and `Eidul-Adha. Anas (radhiAllahu ‘anhu) said, “The Messenger of Allah came to Madina, the people of Madina used to have two festivals.… Continue reading `Eid: Etiquette and Rulings