Acts To Do On Eid Al Adha

Eid Al Adha Is just around the corner and Millions of people have started reaching Saudi Arabia to perform the Hajj before Eid. Eid Al Adha will be on 14th or 15th October 2013. According to Islamic Calendar it is celebrated on 10th date of Dhu al-Hijjah and continues for 3 days. There are two Eids In Islam. Eid Al Fitr and Eid Al Adha.

What are the acts that we should perform on Eid Al Adha? Is Eid just name of wearing new dress and enjoying?

So here are the acts that you should perform On Eid Al Adha:

1 get up early In the morning and wear new or at least clean dress after taking bath (Ghusal) and doing Miswak.

2 Also use Fragrance.

3 Now go to offer Eid Salah. Its preferred to go on your feet. use different roots for going and coming back from Salah.

4 Keeping reading this Takbir while going for Eid Salah:

Allāhu akbar, Allāhu akbar, Allāhu akbar lā ilāha illā Allāh

Allāhu akbar, Allāhu akbar wa li-illāhil-hamd

5 It is Sunnah to offer Eid Prayer On open places and not In Mosque so try to read Salah on a open place.

6 After Salah listen to the Khutbah.

7 Now Greet Each other.

8 Now comeback and do Sacrifice of your animal. It is preferred to do the sacrifice yourself and if you  can't do it then someone else can do it for you.

9 The Sunnah way if Eid Al Adha is to not eat anything until  Sacrifice is done.

10 Remember poor people in the happiness of Eid.

Acts to avoid on Eid Al Adha

1 you cannot fast on Eid day.

2 you cannot do sacrifice before Eid Salah.

3 try to avoid free mixing with non-mehrams on the Eid day.

May This Eid bring happiness and joy for you on Ameen..
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