Festivals and celebrations are occasions of joy and happiness and are always eagerly awaited for. They are always heartily welcomed by everyone. However the feeling of excitement associated with these occasions often makes people to introduce strange and uncommon practices during them. Islam regulates the occasions to be celebrated and the methods of celebrating them.
This book discusses the two annual Islamic festivals: Eid ul-Fitr and Eid ul-Adhaa as well as the weekly Jumuah. It discusses the Islamic rules for celebration according to the Quran and Sunnah, and warns against innovated occasions and un-Islaamic festivals.
In addition to topics that are standard to 'Id celebration, such as the 'Id prayer and khutbah, and 'Id pastimes, this book discusses zakat-ul-fitr, the sacrifice, the blessed days of the month of Thul-Hijjah, and numerous other 'Id-related issues.
This book is a complete manual and a reference guide on festivals and celebrations in Islam.