Do women perform eid namaaz???
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eid mubarak, may allah shower his choicest blessings upon u n every muslim. do women perform eid namaaz??? if yes then how? pls tell in detail. did huzoor(SAW) sav fathiya on food after eid namaaz??? if yes then how?
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Women in Eid prayers
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Question: do women perform eid namaaz??? if yes then how? pls tell in detail.
Fiqh-us-Sunnah Fiqh 2.147
The prayers of the two Eids was prescribed in
the first year after the migration. The Messenger of Allah (saws) ordered the
men and women to go out to attend them.
Fiqh-us-Sunnah Fiqh 2.148a
The Messenger of Allah (saws) guided women
and children to go out and attend the two Eid prayers. This includes married,
single, young, old, or menstruating women.
Umm 'Atiyah reports: "We were ordered to
go out with the single and menstruating women to the two Eids in order to
witness the good and the supplications of the Muslims. The menstruating women
would be separate from the others."
Related by al-Bukhari and Muslim.
Ibn Abbas says that the Prophet (saws) would
take his wives and daughters to the two 'ids.
Related by Ibn-Majah and al-Baihaqi.
Ibn 'Abbas reports: "I went out with the
Prophet (saws) on the day of breaking the fast (Eidul-Fitr) or of the sacrifice
(Eidul-Adha), and he (saws) prayed and gave a sermon, and then he (saws) went
to the women and admonished them, reminded them of Allah, and ordered them to
Related by al-Bukhari.
The Messenger of Allah (saws) guided and commanded the
believing men, women and children to attend the Eid prayers in congregation,
including women who were married, single, young, or old, menstruating or
non-menstruating. The non-menstruating
women should offer the Eid prayers in congregation and listen to the sermon preceding
it, while the menstruating women should abstain from offering the Eid prayer
and only listen to the Eid sermon.
Fiqh-us-Sunnah Fiqh 2.150
The Eid prayer consists of two rak'at during
which it is Sunnah to pronounce the ‘takbir’ (raising one’s hands above the
shoulders and declaring aloud ‘Allah-o-Akbar) seven times, after the opening
takbir and before the Qur'anic recital in the first rak'ah. During the second rak'ah, one makes takbir
five times after the takbir which is customarily made for standing after the
prostration. One is to raise one's hands during each pronouncement of the
takbir. This is based on a report transmitted from Umar Al-Khattab (r.a.) and
his son Abdullah ibn Umar (r.a.).
Amr ibn Shu'aib reports from his father on
the authority of his grandfather that the Prophet (saws) would make twelve
takbirat during the Eid prayer, seven in the first rak'ah and five in the
second. This is related by Ahmad and Ibn
Abu Dawud and ad-Daraqutni relate that the
Prophet (saws) said: "The takbirat during the Eid prayers are seven in the
first rak'ah and five in the second, and the Qur'anic recital comes after them
in both the rak'at."
Question: did huzoor(SAW) sav fathiya on food after eid namaaz??? if yes then
There is absolutely no evidence in the authentic and
established Sunnah of the Messenger of Allah (saws) regarding the declaration or
recitation of the Surah Al-Fatihah on any food at any time whatsoever. Allah Subhanah Alone knows who, how, and why
this innovation or ‘bida’ of reciting the ‘fatihah’ on food was started or
Whenever the Messenger of Allah (saws) intended to consume
any food or drink, he (saws) would make a supplication, declare ‘Bismillaah’
and consume the food or drink.
Amongst the supplications the Messenger of Allah (saws)
would make and guided the believers to make before consuming any food or drink is:
Allah humma baarik
lana feema razak tana, wa kena adhaab an-Naar. Bismillaah.
(O Allah, bless us
in what You have provided for us and save us from the torment of the
The Messenger of Allah (saws) never ever recited the Surah
Al-Fatihah when he (saws) intended to consume any food or drink.
Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to
Allah’s Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me alone. Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only
Source of Strength.
Your brother and
well wisher in Islam,