Sacrifice of cattle is a great worship of Allah and this brings the person offering sacrifice close of Allah. Those working in private companies will get four days off starting Thursday, July 30 until Sunday, August 2. Updated 11:40 AM ET, Fri July 31, 2020 British Muslims are socially distanced as they gather to pray at the Minhaj-ul-Quran Mosque, at the start of Eid al-Adha, in London on Friday, July 31, 2020. Hadith clearly mentions the importance of sacrifice and it is also a warning for those Muslims who have means to offer a sacrifice on Eid ul Adha but don’t perform this great Sunnah due to some lame excuses or some other worldly-reasons. ): “No fasting is permissible on the two days of Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Adha.”. Thus, these Takbirs last 5 days, and 23 prayers. Allah was so pleased with Ibrahim’s (A.S.) submission to Him that He made this demonstration of sacrifice and faith a permanent part of a Muslim’s life. Eid al-Adha (Arabic: عيد الأضحى ‎, romanized: ʿīd al-ʾaḍḥā, lit. 7- A person who intends to offer sacrifice should not remove any hair, nail or skin from the sunset on the last day of Dhul Qadah until the sacrifice is done on the day of Eid. Cow, ox, buffalo of at least two years of age. Eid ul Adha is the second Eid of every Islamic year, it is also called Festival of Sacrifice. Bangsamoro Autonomous However, it is better to offer the prayer in the early hours after the sunrise. [Sahih Muslim: 1318(a) and 1961(a)]. In New York, for example, where there is a phased reopening, people are required to wear masks in public places and maintain six feet of social distancing from others. To commemorate God's test of Ibrahim, many Muslim families have an animal slaughtered -- often through their local butcher -- and distribute the meat to family, neighbors and the poor. So enjoy this festival by eating and thanking Allah for His blessings and providing opportunity to fulfill this great Sunnah of Prophet Ibrahim (A.S.). The Shahi Imam of Delhi’s Jama Masjid, however, said the festival will be celebrated in India on August 1 (Saturday), as per the sighting of the moon. Learn more about ‘Virtues of first 10 days of Dhul Hijjah’. 5- After completing the prayer, it is Sunnah (some scholars say that it is Wajib) to listen the Sermon (Khutbah) after Eid Prayer. Ibrahim (AS) showed a willingness to sacrifice his son Prophet Ismail (A.S.) but his son was replaced with a lamb by Allah. The scholars differed concerning the ruling on Eid prayers. The scholars differed concerning the ruling on Eid prayers. اَللهُ أَكْبَرُ ، اَللهُ أَكْبَرُ، اَللهُ أَكْبَرُ، لَا إِلَهَ إِلَّا اللهُ ، وَاللهُ أَكْبَرُ، اَللهُ أَكْبَرُ، وَلِلَّهِ الْحَمْدُ, Allaahu akbar, Allaahu akbar, Allahu akbar laa ilaaha ill-Allaah, wa Allaahu akbar, Allaah akbar, wa Lillaah il-hamd, (Allah is Most Great, Allaah is most Great, Allah is most Great there is no god but Allaah, Allaah is Most great, Allaah is most great, and to Allaah be praise), 8- Listening to Sermon (Khutbah) after offering Eid Prayer. Whoever do not follow these dates then his sacrifice is not valid. However, some Scholars are of the opinion that is ‘Wajib’ (obligatory). Muslims believe that as Ibrahim was about to sacrifice his son, God stopped his hand and gave him a sheep or ram in place of his son. News to your inbox Virus numbers by state How Biden got to 270 If Trump won't concede This is the tentative date as the actual date is contingent on the sighting of the moon of Dhul Hijjah, 1441, the 12th and last month of Islamic Calendar . Goat, either male or female, of at least one year of age. In 2020, Eid Al-Adha is on 31st July 2020 worldwide. This year, social distancing rules mean only around 1,000 pilgrims can attend from within Saudi Arabia, while international visitors are not permitted. Traditionally, one portion of the cooked meat is distributed among the poor and needy during the festival while the rest is kept for family members and relatives. However, all Muslim should attend prayers of both Eids as most scholars, on the basis of strong evidences, is of opinion that it is Wajib (obligation). 2- Rituals of Hajj are started during the first 10 days of Dhul Hijjah (from 8th to 13th). Read| Eid Al-adha special: 10 delicacies to spice up Bakrid. But this year, the coronavirus pandemic means Eid will be quite different for many Muslims. As Eid Al Adha falls on the 10th day of that month, this will correspond with July 31. Dhul Hijjah is one of the four sacred months of Islamic Calendar and first 10 days of this month are the days which are selected by Allah as the best days of the year. Private sector workers are set for a long weekend break at the end of July after Eid Al Adha holiday dates were confirmed on Thursday. BANGSAMORO DARUL-IFTA'  Bangsamoro Darul-Ifta' BARMM, Eid ul Adha 2020 or Bakra Eid 2020 is expected to be celebrated on, is a festival celebrated among Muslims all over the world in remembrance of the sacrifice that, Ibrahim (AS) showed a willingness to sacrifice his son, Hence, every year on the 10th of Dhul Hijjah, Muslims all over the world celebrate, is one of the four sacred months of Islamic Calendar and, 1- There are many Hadiths and Quranic Ayahs show great emphasis on. Also, remember us and all Muslim Ummah in your Duas on this special occasion of Eid. However, the most common Eid Greeting Muslims like to wish their friends and fellow Muslims is ‘Eid Mubarak’. (Ibn Majah: 1731). said: “Whoever can afford it [sacrifice], but does not offer a sacrifice, let him not come near our prayer place.”. (Abu Dawud: 1135), 2- Eid Prayer is performed without any ‘Iqmah’ or ‘Athan’. Region in Muslim Mindanao, Subscribe to our Newsletter to get important updates, Copyright © 2020 . However, there are some Sunnah which every Muslim should follow while celebrating this great festival. This includes the UK, where current guidance states that people should not socialize indoors in groups of more than two households or outdoors in groups of more than six people -- or larger, so long as the entire group is made up of people from only two households. Sacrifice of animal or Qurbani on the day of Eid al Adha is a confirmed Sunnah of not only Prophet Ibrahim (A.S.) but also of our beloved Prophet Mohammad (S.A.W.). 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