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What is recommended! It is recommended that the 1-Eid prayer is organized at an open space ,preferably outside the town ,but ,it is offered in mosques for one reasons or another , there is no harm it, then all share in the sin 2-It is recommended to start Eid al-Adha prayer and to delay Eid al-Fitr prayer 3-Eat a few dates Before going to offer the Eid al-Fitr prayer , and not to eat anything on Eid al-Adha until the Eid prayer has finished . 4-It is Sunnah also to walk to the place of the prayer ,and to start early soon after finishing the Fajr prayer. 5-It is recommended to take a bath before the prayer ,wear perfume and put on one’s best clothes. 6-The imam is recommended to Give a comprehensive speech outlining the main principles of the islamic faith. 7-It is further recommended to Glorify Alla and declare His oneness many times .Allah says in the verse outlining the duty of fasting in Ramadan :’You’re,however,required to complete the necessary number of days and to extol and glorify Allah for having guided you aright and to tender your thanks ‘ (2:185).Men say the glorifications aloud,while women whisper them. 8-It is further recommended to One’s route ,going the prayer one way and following a different route on the way back. People need to congratulate one another on this occasion,saying to one another : ‘ May Allah accept your and my good actions .’The Prophet’s Companions used to do so , showing pleasure to meet other people.
The Eid Prayer Muslims have two Eids a year,Eid al-Fitr,when Muslims have finished fasting the month of Ramadan, and Eid al-Adha ,signals the end of the first 10 days of the lunar month, Dhul-Hijjah 1-Ruling: The Eid prayer is a collective duty, which means that when some Muslims offer it ,the rest are not accountable for their omission .If no one offers it ,then all share in the sinRuling 2-Conditions: The most important conditions are that it should be offered in time ,the presence of the required number of people and residence .This means that it is invalid if offered before it falls due, or if attended by less than three people .Moreover,it is not required for a person who is travelling 3-Place: It is recommended to offer the Eid prayer in an open space away from residential buildings. 4-Time: When the Sunnah prayer known as Duha is due , which means it starts when the sun has risen in the sky about one spear’s length. 5-Description and Recitation: The Eid prayers consists of two Rak’ahs, In the first rak’ah the Takbeer ,(Aallah-u Akbar),is repeated seven times ,before one reads anything else , and 5 times in the second rak’ah before al-Fatiha It is also authentically reported that he read surah 50 in the first rak’ah and surah 54 in the second. 6-The Sermon(Khutba) The Khutba in the Eid prayer is given after the prayer .It is not recommended for anyone who misses out on the Eid prayer to offer it after it has finished , it must be offered in congregation.
Congregational prayer: its importance and status 1-Congregational prayer is a duty : For Muslim men,and this is clear in both in the Quran and the Sunnah, the prophet (pbuh) also said: whoever hears the call must respond ; his prayer (away from the mosque) is invalid unless he has a good reason. 2-The most difficult Prayers for Hypocrites: Reported by Abu Hurayrah:’Allah’s messenger said :”the prayers found too hard by the hypocrites are Isha’ and Fajr .Had they known how much godness they bring, they would have come eagerly to join them ,even though they would have to crawl Allah says: ‘Mankind! We’ve created you out of a male and a female ,and have made you nations and tribes ,so that you might come to know one another .Truly, the noblest of you in the sight of Allah is the one who is most genuinely Allah-fearing.Allah is all-knowing.all-aware’ (13:49).
Reprehensible acts in prayer: 1-Reciting only Al-Fatiha (without reciting other sura) 2-Repeating Surah al-Fatiha In the same Raka’a 3-Turning One’s Face Slightly during prayer 4-Closing one’s eyes during prayer 5-Placing one’s eyes Up to the elbows on the floor during prostration 6- Making many movements during prayers 7-Placing one’s hands over one’s waist on both sides 8-Throwing one’s robe or shirt over one’s shoulders and letting it loose on the sides 9-starting movements before the imam, in congregational prayers 10-Clasping one’s fingers together 11-Folding one’s hair or clothes 12-Praying when food is present or when one has the urge to go to the toilet 13-Raising one’s eyes to the sky
Conditions for Adhan and Iqamah Adhan informs:to people that prayer is due Iqamah informs:that the should rise to pray 1-They must be done by a sane muslim man 2-The Adhan must be done at the time when the prayer falls due. If it is done earlier, it is invalid The Iqamah should be done just before starting the prayer 3-Both must be done in the right order 4-Both should be done in Arabic and in the specific wording explained in the Sunnah
Duties in prayer 1-Saying Allahu Akbar in every moment 2-The imam leading the prayer and a person praying alone says : sami a Allahu liman hamidah (`may Allah answer the prayer of the one who praises Him`) When standing up after bowing 3-Then when he was in the upright position he said: Rabbana wa lak alhamd i.e “You’re our lord and our praise is due to You” 4-Every worshipper in the congregation says only Rabbana wa lak alhamd, while al imam says it immediately after sami Allah liman hamidah 5-Saying Subhana Rabbi al’Azeem when bowing which means :Limitless is Allah in His Glory 6-Saying subhana Rabbi al’Aala when prostrating, which means : Glorified be my Lord, the Most High 7-Saying; Rabbi-gh-firli while sitting between the two prostrations ,which means :forgive me , my Lord 8-The first tashahhud except for people in the congregation when the imam forgets this tashahhud and rises for the next rakah . Those in the congregation are exempt from it because because they have an overriding obligation to follow the imam
Conditions for the validity of prayer Islam: Prayer is not valid if performed by an unbeliever Intention: The intention is a mental process and need not to be vocalized Facing the qiblah: (i.e the direction towards the Ka bah) when one is able to do so Covering the awrah: Which is the private parts and the area around them avoiding all impurity on one’s body ,clothes and the place where one is praying Appropriate time: Each prayer has its appointed time range and for a prayer to be valid Purification: From any discharge that invalidates ablution Puberty: It is not required for child until he or she attains puberty Sanity: Prayer is not valid if performed by an insane person
The essentials of prayers 1-Standing up: This applies on obligatory prayers for every one who can stand up. 2-Saying Allahu Akbar At the beginnig 3-Reciting Al-Fatiha in every Raka’a 4-Bowing in every Raka’a (ruku’) 5-Standing straight after bowing 6-Prostrate 7-Lifting one’s head after prostration , sitting between the two prostrations and standing up after the second 8-Being still In every moment 9-The last Sitting for tashahhud 10-Sitting for Tashahhud For the last tashahhud 11-Saying Salam at the end 12-Doing all pillars Of prayer in the right order
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