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4 Facts About Eid!

  1. Breakfast before the special prayer 

 

It’s sunnah to eat (in general) before going to Eid Al-Fitr prayer, and is sunnah to eat dates especially, as Prophet Muhammad used to eat something sweet before offering his prayers.

eid dates

Narrated Anas bin Malik:

Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) never proceeded (for the prayer) on the Day of `Id-ul-Fitr unless he had eaten some dates. Anas also narrated: The Prophet (ﷺ) used to eat odd number of dates

Reference  : Sahih al-Bukhari 953
In-book reference  : Book 13, Hadith 5
USC-MSA web (English) reference  : Vol. 2, Book 15, Hadith 73
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2.Public Holiday

eid holiday

In Muslim countries Eid is an official public holiday that lasts for three days.

3.The Eid Prayer

A special prayer we do on eid called “salat al eid”. Then after the prayer the Khutbah starts.

eid prayer

4.Zakat-ul-Fitr

Muslims give charity also known as Zakat-ul-Fitr which is collected and given to Muslims who are poor or in need.

zakat ul fitr

Abu Sa’id al Khudri reported:

We used to take out the Zakat of Fitr in three kinds, cheese, dates and barley.
Reference  : Sahih Muslim 985 d
In-book reference  : Book 12, Hadith 24
USC-MSA web (English) reference  : Book 5, Hadith 2157
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