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What is recommended! It is recommended that the 1-Eid prayer is organized at an open space ,preferably outside the town ,but ,it is offered in mosques for one reasons or another , there is no harm it, then all share in the sin 2-It is recommended to start Eid al-Adha prayer and to delay Eid al-Fitr prayer 3-Eat a few dates Before going to offer the Eid al-Fitr prayer , and not to eat anything on Eid al-Adha until the Eid prayer has finished . 4-It is Sunnah also to walk to the place of the prayer ,and to start early soon after finishing the Fajr prayer. 5-It is recommended to take a bath before the prayer ,wear perfume and put on one’s best clothes. 6-The imam is recommended to Give a comprehensive speech outlining the main principles of the islamic faith. 7-It is further recommended to Glorify Alla and declare His oneness many times .Allah says in the verse outlining the duty of fasting in Ramadan :’You’re,however,required to complete the necessary number of days and to extol and glorify Allah for having guided you aright and to tender your thanks ‘ (2:185).Men say the glorifications aloud,while women whisper them. 8-It is further recommended to One’s route ,going the prayer one way and following a different route on the way back. People need to congratulate one another on this occasion,saying to one another : ‘ May Allah accept your and my good actions .’The Prophet’s Companions used to do so , showing pleasure to meet other people.
The Eid Prayer Muslims have two Eids a year,Eid al-Fitr,when Muslims have finished fasting the month of Ramadan, and Eid al-Adha ,signals the end of the first 10 days of the lunar month, Dhul-Hijjah 1-Ruling: The Eid prayer is a collective duty, which means that when some Muslims offer it ,the rest are not accountable for their omission .If no one offers it ,then all share in the sinRuling 2-Conditions: The most important conditions are that it should be offered in time ,the presence of the required number of people and residence .This means that it is invalid if offered before it falls due, or if attended by less than three people .Moreover,it is not required for a person who is travelling 3-Place: It is recommended to offer the Eid prayer in an open space away from residential buildings. 4-Time: When the Sunnah prayer known as Duha is due , which means it starts when the sun has risen in the sky about one spear’s length. 5-Description and Recitation: The Eid prayers consists of two Rak’ahs, In the first rak’ah the Takbeer ,(Aallah-u Akbar),is repeated seven times ,before one reads anything else , and 5 times in the second rak’ah before al-Fatiha It is also authentically reported that he read surah 50 in the first rak’ah and surah 54 in the second. 6-The Sermon(Khutba) The Khutba in the Eid prayer is given after the prayer .It is not recommended for anyone who misses out on the Eid prayer to offer it after it has finished , it must be offered in congregation.
Congregational prayer: its importance and status 1-Congregational prayer is a duty : For Muslim men,and this is clear in both in the Quran and the Sunnah, the prophet (pbuh) also said: whoever hears the call must respond ; his prayer (away from the mosque) is invalid unless he has a good reason. 2-The most difficult Prayers for Hypocrites: Reported by Abu Hurayrah:’Allah’s messenger said :”the prayers found too hard by the hypocrites are Isha’ and Fajr .Had they known how much godness they bring, they would have come eagerly to join them ,even though they would have to crawl Allah says: ‘Mankind! We’ve created you out of a male and a female ,and have made you nations and tribes ,so that you might come to know one another .Truly, the noblest of you in the sight of Allah is the one who is most genuinely Allah-fearing.Allah is all-knowing.all-aware’ (13:49).