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Eid salaat (prayer of Eid)
  August 15, 2018

Eid salaat (prayer of Eid)

1. The performance of two Rakaats of Salaat in the occasion of Eidul Fitr and Eidud-Duaa is Waajib.

2. The two Rakaats Salaat of Eid is followed by two Khutbahs that are Sunnat but to listen to them is Waajib. 

        Method of PerformingEid salaat 

1. Make the intention that “I am performing two Rakaats Eid Salaat which is Waajib with six extra Takbeers which are also Waajib”.

2. After the Takbeer e Ula (1st Takbeer), fold the hands and recite the Thana.

3. Then lift the hands thrice while saying “Allaahu Akbar”. After the first two Takbeers, leave the hands loose and after the third fold them. 

4. Thereafter, Surah Fatiha and another Sura should be recited by the Imam and the second Rakaat is performed similarly except that before going into Ruku, the hands are lifted thrice reciting “Allaahu Akbar” leaving the hands loose on the sides.

5. The Ruku is made with the fourth Takbeer.

6. Duaa is made after the Salaat instead of after the Khutbah.


Source: Taleem-ud-Deen By Shaykh Mufti Afzal Hoosen Elias.