Sunnah Acts For Eid AL-Adha

As with any important religious occasion, Muslims follow the example (Sunnah) of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) and practice various Sunnah acts for Eid al-Adha.

There are various Sunnah acts of worship you can do on the day of Eid al-Adha to commemorate the blessed month of Dhul Hijjah.

What is Eid al-Adha?

Eid al-Adha is one of the two blessed Eids Muslims celebrate. On Eid al-Adha we remember the sacrifice made by Prophet Ibrahim (AS).

In remembrance of his sacrifice and to help the poor and needy, we give our own sacrifice: Qurbani.

What are the Sunnah acts for Eid al-Adha?

Here are all the sunnah acts that you need to do on Eid al-Adha:

  • Make ghusl (take a shower or bath)

  • Eat after returning from Eid prayer

  • Wear the best clothes you have

  • Apply fragrance/perfume

  • Say the general takbeerat after Fajr prayer

  • Walk to the mosque for Eid prayer – using a different route on the way back

  • Perform Eid prayer in congregation

  • Connect with friends and family

  • Exchange gifts

Importance of Sunnah acts for Eid al-Adha

The Sunnah acts, which refer to the actions and practices of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), hold significant importance for Muslims during Eid al-Adha. These Sunnah acts bring Muslims closer to God and foster a sense of unity among communities.

Completing the Sunnah acts on Eid al-Adha is considered a form of devotion and worship, providing immense spiritual, social, and cultural significance to Muslims worldwide.

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