Etiquette Of Eid-ul-Adha.
Eid Al-Adha, also known as the greatest day of hajj is the last month of the Islamic calendar. Abu Dawud reported the Prophet (P.B.U.H) said, “The greatest day in the sight of Allah, may He be blessed and exalted, the day of sacrifice”.
Etiquette Of Eid-ul-Adha
- Taking a Bath prior to the Eid prayer
Nafi’ reported: Abdullah ibn Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, used to perform a ritual bath (ghusl) on the day of Eid before he would depart for prayer.
Source: al-Muwaṭṭa’ 428
Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Nawawi
2. Feasting from the sacrifice after the Prayer on `Eid al-Adha
Scholars highly recommended Muslims, not eat anything on Eid al-Adha, until one comes back from the Eid prayer, so as to eat first from the sacrifice if he has a sacrifice. He is permitted to eat before the prayers if he is not going to offer a sacrifice.
3.Takbir on the Day of `Eid
‘Amr ibn ‘Awf reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, would pronounce takbir during the Eid prayer seven times before the recitation in the first cycle, and five times before the recitation in the second cycle.
Al-Tirmidhi said, “This tradition is acted upon by some of the people of knowledge among the companions of the Prophet and others.”
Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 536
Grade: Jayyid (very good) according to Al-Albani
note: Sunnahs say Takbir on `Eid Al-Adha starts on the first day of Dhul-Hijjah and continues till sundown on the last day of Tashriq.
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