In the Hadīth of Ibn ‘Abbās (r) that the Messenger of Allāh saws said in Sahih Muslim:
“When you see the new moon of Dhu’l-Hijjah, if one of you wants to offer a sacrifice, let him refrain from (cutting) his hair and nails.”
And He saws said:
“There are no days in which good deeds are more beloved to Allah than these days.”
Included in the general wording of the statement: ‘good deeds’ is: fasting; fasting is among the best of deeds, and Allāh has singled out for Himself (to reward). So fasting all nine days is a Sunnah, as the general statement of the Hadīth indicates, and as is the view of the majority of scholars. … More RULINGS ON THE FIRST 10 DAYS OF DHUL-HIJJAH – WHAT DO I DO ON EID AL ADHA – TAKBEERAT – SACRIFICE – NAILS & HAIR – IS SHAVING MY BEARD HARAM
A sheep or goat is used as a single offering and is sufficient for one household;
Abu Ayyoob al Ansaree (may Allaah be pleased with him) said:
“At the time of the Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him), a man would sacrifice a sheep on behalf of himself and the members of his household, and they would eat from it and give some to others.” (Reported by Ibn Maajah and al-Tirmidhi, who classed it as saheeh) … More EID AL-ADHA SACRIFICE – FIQH OF SLAUGHTER – HOW DO I DO THE ADHA RITES – DIVISION OF MEAT – KURBAN – QURBAN – UDHIYA
One of the obligations upon thase that are able is to offer sacrifice and distribute the meat on the day of Nahr, the first day of Eid Al-Adha (3 Days), after the Eid prayer, when many Muslims are at Hajj they will sacrifice an animal that will then end their Hajj and that meat will be distributed to the most needy and desolate, world wide.
So what is the actual FIQH OF ANIMAL SLAUGHTER. … More RULINGS ON QURBAN – UDHIYYA IN ISLAM – EID AL-ADHA SACRIFICE
One often asked question every year is, what are the confirmed sunnahs of the two Eids, meaning what is confirmed from RasulAllah and his Sahaba regarding the Eid Celebrations. Here below is a list of the confirmed sunnahs, may Allah allow us to follow in the footsteps of His Beloved Messenger peace be upon him, and his blessed companions.
The days of the two Eids are days of joy and happiness, and these days are singled out for some acts of worship, special practices, and traditions, including the following: … More WAJIB & SUNNAH OF EID – HOW TO CELEBRATE EID THE SUNNAH WAY – HOW DID THE SAHABA CELEBRATE EID?