Tag Archives: Eid

June, 2018

  • 12 June

    Changing the route from the ‘Eid Salah

    Sayyiduna Jabir (radiyallahu’anhu) reports that when it was the day of ‘Eid, Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) would attend and return from the ‘Eid salah using different routes. (Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 943)   Hafiz Ibn Hajar (rahimahullah) –the famous commentator of Sahih Bukhari- has written twenty reasons as to why Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) would have done so: So that either both pathways, or the Angels, inhabitants, and creatures along both …

August, 2016

  • 6 August

    Lessons from udhiyah

    ‘To uphold the din of Allah, he sacrifices and this is also the challenge there, on one hand is the love for hometown, family, his surrounding, familiarity etc and on the other hand is the command of Allah’ Here is a dynamic talk by My Beloved Father; Moulana Haroon Abasoomar saheb (may Allah protect him) on lessons that can be derived from the event of Nabi Ibrahim (‘alayhis salam) and the sacrifice …

June, 2016

  • 11 June

    When to discharge the Sadaqatul Fitr

    There are several Hadiths that encourage discharging the sadaqatul fitr before the Eid salah. Imam Bukhari (rahimahullah) has included the following chapter in his famous book; Sahih Bukhari: ‘The chapter of [discharging] the sadaqah before Eid.’ Imam Bukhari (rahimahullah) quoted the following Hadith under this chapter: Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) instructed that the sadaqatul fitr (fitrah) be given [to the poor] before …