Sunnah Practices on The Day of Eid al-Adha

Eid al-Adha

Sunnah practices on the day of Eid alAdha

  1. To wake up as early as possible.
  2. To take a Ghusl (Bath).
  3. To use the Miswaak.
  4. To apply Itr (perfume)
  5. To wear one’s best clothes (not necessarily new), ensuring that it conforms to the Shariah (Sunnah dress).
  6. To delay eating from the time of awakening and to break this mini fast with meat from the slaughtered Qurbani animal.
  7. To perform Eid Salaah at the Eid Gah .
  8. To choose a separate route when returning from the Eid Gah.
  9. To walk to the Eid Gah. However, there is no harm in using a conveyance if the Eid Gah is at a distance.
  10. To recite Takbeer en route to the Eid Gah loudly

The Nights of Eid

It is desirable to perform nafl prayers in this night. Rasoolullah Sallalahu Allayhi Wassallam has stated:

“Whoever stands up (in worship) in the nights preceding the

two Eids expecting rewards from his Sustainer, his heart will not

die when the other hearts will die.”[1]

By; Jamiat Kwa Zulu Natal

[1] (Ibn Majah)