Tag Archives: Eid

April, 2021

  • 6 April

    Khalid’s ibn Ma’dan statement regarding spending five nights of the year in ‘ibadah

    Question I want to know the authenticity of this particular saying of Tabi’i Khalid ibn Ma’dan (rahimahullah) who said: “There are five particular nights in a whole year, whosoever spends these nights in worship with intention of gaining virtues and believing [in its promised virtues], Allah will grant him entrance into Jannah 1. The first night of Rajab (worships in …

January, 2021

  • 27 January

    A du’a asking protection from sudden death

    Question Is this a du’a found in a Hadith? اللَّهُمَّ لَا تُهْلِكْنَا فَجْأَةً وَلَا تَأْخُذْنَا بَغْتَةً وَلَا تُعْجِلْنَا عَنْ حَقٍّ وَلَا وَصِيَّةٍ

March, 2019

August, 2018

May, 2018

August, 2017

  • 7 August

    A du’a to recite on ‘Eid?

    Question What is the status of the following Hadith? كان دعاء النبي – صلى الله عليه وسلم – في العيدين: اللهم إنا نسألك عيشة تقية وميتة سوية ومردا غير مخز ولا فاضح، اللهم لا تهلكنا فجأة ولا تأخذنا بغتة ولا تعجلنا عن حق ولا وصية، اللهم إنا نسألك العفاف والغنى والتقى والهدى وحسن عاقبة الآخرة والدنيا، ونعوذ بك من الشك …

July, 2017

  • 3 July

    Expressing happiness on ‘Eid is among the salient features of Islam

    Question Where can I find the following statement of Hafiz Ibn Hajar Al ‘Asqalani (rahimahullah)? إظهار السرور في الأعياد من شعار الدين Expressing happiness on ‘Eid, is from the salient features of Islam

  • 3 July

    Disobedience on the day of Eid

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: “He who disobeys Allah on the day of Eid is like a person who disobeys Allah on the day of Qiyamah.”

June, 2017

July, 2016

  • 31 July

    Masnun surahs for Eid salah

    Question I came across two opinions regarding the masnun surahs to be read in Eid Salah: 1. Surah ‘Ala and Surah Ghashiya 2. Surah Qaf and Surah Qamar Are these established from reliable Ahadith?

October, 2015

  • 28 October

    Fast when you see the moon and stop fasting when you see the moon

    Question What is the authenticity of the following narrations: 1) “When you see the crescent moon fast, and when you see the crescent moon break the fast” 2) “Fast by its sighting and stop fasting by its sighting and if it is hidden from you, then complete the number of Sha’ban as thirty”

August, 2015

  • 18 August

    A dhikr to be recited on ‘Eid?

    Question I would like to know about the following message someone sent on ‘Eidul Fitr. Is it mentioned in a Hadith, what is the status of the Hadith? Whosoever on the Day of ‘Id recites ‘Subhanallahi wa bi hamdihi’ three hundred’ times, and sends the reward of this recitation to the Ruh (souls) of all the Deceased Muslims, Allah will …

July, 2014

  • 4 July

    Eid gifts

    Question How did Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam)  and his Sahabah (radiyallahu’anhum)  celebrate eid? Is there anything in the Hadith about giving “eidy” to our family and friends or is this an innovation (riwaaj).