Eid Prayer

Eid Prayer

Eid prayers, also known as Salat al-Eid (Arabic: صلاة العيد‎) and Salat al-Eidain (Arabic: صلاة العيدين‎), is the special prayer offered to commemorate two Islamic festivals. Both the Eids are collectively known as Eidain (عيدين) in Arabic language. The two Islamic festivals are:

  • Eid al-Fitr, (Arabic: عيد الفطر‎) is celebrated on the 1st day of Shawwal, the 10th month of Islamic calendar (the first day after Ramadan).
  • Eid al-Adha, (Arabic: عيد الأضحى‎) is celebrated on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the 12th month of Islamic calendar.

On both the occasions this special prayer is usually offered in Eidgah, a place in the outskirts of the city dedicated for Salat al-Eid.

Read more about Eid Prayer:  Importance, Participation of Women, Timing, Procedure

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