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By Suffiullah. SIGNIFICANCE OF Eid. Definition of Eid. It means happiness, joyfulness, celebrations for Muslim community, as alternate Islamic festivals, a solemn festival (Eid), a joyful celebration of the achievement and the finally celebrate annual days of festivity. Types of Eid.

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definition of eid
Definition of Eid
  • It means happiness, joyfulness, celebrations for Muslim community, as alternate Islamic festivals, a solemn festival (Eid), a joyful celebration of the achievement and the finally celebrate annual days of festivity.
types of eid
Types of Eid
  • We have two kinds of Eids as following:
            • Eid al-Adha
            • Eid al-Fitr
eid al fitr
Eid al-Fitr
  • The Prophet (PBUH) connected Eid al-Fitr with completion of the month of Ramadan. There are some reports that the Prophet (PBUH) offered the first Eid prayer at Madinah in the first year of migration.
eid al adha
Eid al-Adha
  • The Prophet (PBUH) connected the first day of Shawwal, while Eid al-Adha was connected with the 10th of Zil-Hajjah.
  • Timing for Eid al-Fitr
  • Timing for Eid al-Adha
timing for eid al fitr
Timing for Eid al-Fitr
  • The holiday follows the month of Ramadan, falling on the first day of Shawwal (the tenth month in the Islamic calendar). As with all months in the Islamic calendar, it begins with the sighting of the new moon. For this reason there may be regional differences in the exact date of Eid, with some Muslims fasting for 29 days and some for 30 days.
timing for eid al adha
Timing for Eid al-Adha
  • The first day of the lunar month of Zil-Hijja, and accordingly Arafat Day will be on the 9th of Timing for Eid al-Adha day will be on the 10th of Zil Hijja.
when prescribed eids
When Prescribed Eids
  • Fasting of the month of Ramadan, Zakat al-Fitr, Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha were prescribed almost at the same time in the 2nd year of Hijrah.
  • History for Eid al-Futr
  • History for Eid al-Adha
history for eid al futr
History for Eid al-Futr
  • The first Eid was celebrated in 624 CE by the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) with his friends and relatives after the victory of the battle of Badr.
history for eid al adha
History for Eid al-Adha
  • It is also historically known that the institution of Hajj was connected with the sacrificial acts of Prophet Ibrahi’m and included animal sacrifice as well as Wuquf at Arafah.
quran and hadith
Quran and Hadith
  • From Quran
  • From Hadith
from quran
From Quran
  • Said Jesus the son of Mary: "O Allah our Lord! send us from heaven a Table set (with viands), that there may be for us - for the first and the last of us - a solemn festival (Eid) and a Sign from Thee; and provide for our sustenance, for Thou art the best sustainer (of our needs)." (Al-Maidah:14)
from hadith
From Hadith
  • “Anas ibn Malik reported that in pre-Islamic Jahili period people (in Madinah) used to celebrate two annual days of festivity. When Prophet (PBUH) came to Madinah he said, “you used to have two days of celebration, Allah (SWT) has replaced them with better two days: the day of Fitr and the day of Adha.”Nisai’, Sunan al-Kubra’, 1, 542; Sunan al-Sughra’, 3, 199.
greeting of eid
Greeting of Eid
  • A common greeting during this 3-day festival is "Eid Mubarak". Which closely translated means "Happy Eid!"
muslim tradition
Muslim Tradition
  • Muslims are encouraged to dress in their best clothes, new if possible, and to attend a special Eid prayer that is performed in congregation at mosques or open areas like fields, squares etc.
practices of muslim
Practices of Muslim
  • Before the prayer the congregation recites the Takbiir as follow:
        • “Allahuakbaru, Allahuakbaru la illahaila Allah, waAllahuakbar, Allahuakbaruwalillahhilhamd”

(God is Greatest, God is Greatest There is no deity but [the One] God God is Greatest, God is Greatest and to Him goes all praise.)

animal sacrifice
Animal Sacrifice
  • Slaughter Animal: Narrated Jundab: On the day of Nahr the Prophet (PBUH)… said, "Anybody who slaughtered (his sacrifice) before the prayer should slaughter another animal in lieu of it, and the one who has not yet slaughtered should slaughter the sacrifice chanting Allah's name on it."
activities of eid days images
Activities of Eid days Images
  • It depends on Muslim and none Muslim countries.
muslim countries
Muslim Countries
  • Governmentsdecorate national Mosque and government buildings by color of lights, main streets by color of flags on the Capital. It is national holiday at least three days. Markets have well decorated by color of different banners, color of flags & festoons and special sell price of goods. Eids images are longer before and after Eid days. These Eids images affect in our society everywhere.
none muslim countries
None Muslim Countries
  • The Eiddays images are only Muslim Families, Muslim community centers, Mosques and Muslim Clubs. People are huge each other men by men, women by women and children by children. These images are not longer before and after Eid days.
eid celebrations islamic circle of north america
Eid Celebrations Islamic Circle of North America
  • President of ICNA, Dr. Khurshid Khan has thanked all those 50,000+ Muslims around the country who participated in these historic Eid Celebrations under the banner of Islamic Circle of North America.
great muslims adventure
Great Muslims Adventure
  • New Jersey Chapter: Celebrated the Eid at SixFlags Park on two consecutive days, October 1st. and 2nd. and attracted 20,000 Muslims Alhamdolillah.
  • Atlanta Chapter: More than 5,000 attended EidCelebrations, the last in the series of nationwide Eid gatherings.
  • Dallas Chapter: Event was attended by 10,000+
  • Los Angeles Chapter: Brought out 8,000+
  • Washington, DC a Chapter: Attracted 7,000+
  • Boston Chapter: Saw close to 2,000 Muslims celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr together. 
lesson from eid days
Lesson from Eid days
  • Sacrifice the best thing for Allah
  • Share foods with all class people
  • Giving money who is needy.
  • Love each other
  • Give gifts for children.
  • A collective Ibadah