Things To Do On Eid ul Fitr | What Muslims Should Do Before and After Eid Ul Fitr
There are some endeavours one should adhere to on the day of Eid Ul Fitr according to Shaheeh Ahadeeth of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). We are going to present to you 10 things to do on Eid ul Fitr. These include tasks Muslims should perform before and after offering Eid ul Fitr prayers. But before that let’s recall what is Eid ul Fitr.
What is Eid ul Fitr?
As you are aware that Eid ul Fitr is celebrated once a year with enthusiasm and exuberance all over the world, after the completion of 29 to 30 day fasting period in the holy month of Ramadhan.
Eid ul Fitr is considered as one of the most hallmark festivals of Muslim Ummah. Eid ul Fitr also marks the beginning of Islamic month Shawwal and also the end of holy month of Ramadhan. On the day of Eid ul Fitr, muslim offer congregational Eid prayers at mosques or Eid at Gahs.
The Eid ul Fitr festival is celebrated by donning new clothes, meeting friends and families. In several households, a feast is prepared as members of the family gather to partake in it.
Now let’s get back to our main topic of :
What things to do on Eid ul Fitr or What one Should Do Before and After on Eid ul Fitr Prayers :
- Give Alms / Sadaqah to needy, poor Muslims before commencement of Eid ul Fitr prayers (Sahih Muslim)
- Perform Ghusl (bath) (Baihaki)
- Wear new and clean clothes. (Baihaki)
- Wear a perfume, scent (Hakim)
- Eat dates in odd number (3, 5,7 etc) before Eid ul Fitr prayers.
- ￼Going to and offering congregational prayers at Eid Gah (Bukhari)
- Going to Eid Gah by foot. (Tirmidhi)
- Going to Eid Gah with your near ones like family, relatives etc (Ibn e Maja)
- Going to Eid Gah from one way and coming back from another. (Tirmidhi)
- Reciting verses “Allah u Akbar Allah u Akbar Laa ila ha Illallah, Wallah u Akbar Allah u Akbar Wallilahi Hamd. (Ibn Abi Sheba)
Hope you have understood our topic about 10 things to do on Eid ul Fitr.
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