How do we celebrate Eid al Adha?

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Eid al Adha is the greatest holiday for Muslims, and it is a feast in which the greatest and greatest obligation for them is held, which is the obligation of Hajj. Hajj is an essential pillar of Islam, and it is the fifth pillar. The blessed Eid al Adha comes on the tenth of Dhu al-Hijjah every year. The day of Arafah comes before it. Where Muslims stand on Mount Arafat to perform the main pillar of the Hajj, and celebrate the following day the blessed Eid al Adha, where the rituals of Hajj continue until the twelfth of Dhu al-Hijjah, which is the third day of the blessed Eid al Adha.

On the blessed Eid al Adha, a number of religious acts, other than the rituals of Hajj, gather, where Muslims offer sacrifices from cattle, and distribute their meat to the poor and needy, and that is why this Eid is called Eid al Adha, and it is also called the Day of Sacrifice, and it commemorates the year of Abraham – peace be upon him -, after he was slaughtered. The ram with which God Almighty ransomed our master Ismail, so that slaughtering the sacrifices later became one of the essentials of the blessed Eid al Adha, which Muslims perform in various parts of the earth to obtain the great reward.

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Takbeer on Eid al Adha

The Sunnah of the takbeer on Eid al Adha comes within a group of sunnahs that are desirable for a Muslim to do on the day of Eid, such as washing before going out to prayer, wearing beautiful clothes, congratulating Muslims on the occasion of Eid, going to the Eid prayer by one way, and returning by another. The Shariah calls for showing the rite of takbeer on Eid; For He, the Most High, said:

وَلِتُكْمِلُواْ الْعِدَّةَ وَلِتُكَبِّرُواْ اللّهَ عَلَى مَا هَدَاكُمْ وَلَعَلَّكُمْ تَشْكُرُونَ

(He wants you) to complete the prescribed period, and to glorify Him in that He has guided you; and perchance ye shall be grateful.


So, the takbeer includes thanking God – the Most High – for granting the servant the best; To perform the obedience that he offered, and the takbeer includes all types of dhikr; Of praise, glorification, and rejoicing, just as the phrase “God is great” means: glorifying God – the Most High – for every shortcoming, and glorifying Him for all the great, and in the takbeer a declaration by the Muslim of his love for God – the Most High – and his feeling of pride and happiness by being close to him, and that accompanies that To enlarge it when he rejoices at the advent of Eid.

What are the best takbeer Forms in Eid Al Adha?

The takbeer have been known since ancient times according to the following formuls:

” الله أكبر الله أكبر لا إله إلا الله الله أكبر الله أكبر ولله الحمد الله أكبر الله أكبر لا إله إلا الله الله أكبر الله أكبر ولله الحمد الله أكبر كبيرا والحمد لله كثيرا وسبحان الله بكرة وأصيلا لا إله إلا الله وحده صدق وعده ونصر عبده وأعز جنده وهزم الأحزاب وحده لا إله إلا الله ولا نعبد إلا إياه مخلصين له الدين ولو كره الكافرون، اللهم صلي على سيدنا محمد وعلى آل سيدنا محمد وعلى أصحاب سيدنا محمد وعلى أنصار سيدنا محمد وعلى أزواج سيدنا محمد وعلى ذرية سيدنا محمد وسلم تسليما كثيرا”

Takbeer also has This Form :

اللَّهُ أَكْبَرُ اللَّهُ أَكْبَرُ لَا إلَهَ إلَّا اللَّهُ وَاَللَّهُ أَكْبَرُ اللَّهُ أَكْبَرُ وَلِلَّهِ الْحَمْد

Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar, La Ilaha Ilallahu Wallahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar, Wa Lillahil Hamd.

Hadiths about Eid al Adha

The Muslims were distinguished by their festivals, and his saying, peace and blessings of God be upon him, indicated:

‏ “‏ مَنْ رَأَى هِلاَلَ ذِي الْحِجَّةِ فَأَرَادَ أَنْ يُضَحِّيَ فَلاَ يَأْخُذْ مِنْ شَعْرِهِ وَلاَ مِنْ أَظْفَارِهِ حَتَّى يُضَحِّيَ ‏”‏ ‏.‏

“Whoever sees the new crescent of Dhul-Hijjah and wants to offer a sacrifice, let him not remove any of his hair or nails until he has offered the sacrifice.”

رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم قَالَ ‏ “‏ مَنْ أَرَادَ أَنْ يُضَحِّيَ فَلاَ يَقْلِمْ مِنْ أَظْفَارِهِ وَلاَ يَحْلِقْ شَيْئًا مِنْ شَعْرِهِ فِي عَشْرِ الأُوَلِ مِنْ ذِي الْحِجَّةِ ‏”‏ ‏.‏

the Messenger of Allah said: ‘Whoever wants to offer a sacrifice, let him not remove anything from his nails or cut his hair for the first ten days Dhul-Jijjah.”‘
إِذَا دَخَلَتِ الْعَشْرُ فَأَرَادَ أَحَدُكُمْ أَنْ يُضَحِّيَ فَلاَ يَمَسَّ مِنْ شَعْرِهِ وَلاَ مِنْ بَشَرِهِ شَيْئًا
“when the (first) ten (days of Dhul-Jijjah) begin, and one of you wants to offer a sacrifice, let him not remove anything from his hair or skin.”

“‏ يَجِيءُ الْقُرْآنُ يَوْمَ الْقِيَامَةِ فَيَقُولُ يَا رَبِّ حَلِّهِ فَيُلْبَسُ تَاجَ الْكَرَامَةِ ثُمَّ يَقُولُ يَا رَبِّ زِدْهُ فَيُلْبَسُ حُلَّةَ الْكَرَامَةِ ثُمَّ يَقُولُ يَا رَبِّ ارْضَ عَنْهُ فَيَرْضَى عَنْهُ فَيُقَالُ لَهُ اقْرَأْ وَارْقَ وَتُزَادُ بِكُلِّ آيَةٍ حَسَنَ.

The one who memorized the Qur’an shall come on the Day of Judgement and (the reward for reciting the Qur’an) says: ‘O Lord! Decorate him.” So he is donned with a crown of nobility. Then it says: “O Lord! Give him more!’ So he is donned with a suit of nobility. Then it says: “O Lord! Be pleased with him.’ So He is pleased with him and says: “Recite and rise up, and be increased in reward with every Ayah ‏”‏.

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