We at Al Al Aqsa would like to Wish you a a Very Blessed Eid! May Allah accept our fasts, approve of our good deeds, multiple our charity, and forgive our shortcomings. May He ease the suffering in our community and across the globe! May we pray together in congregational prayer next Eid inshallah!
Imam Mohamed Shehata will perform virtual Eid Prayers through Facebook Live
at 7:00 a.m. inshallah.
Eid Prayer at home guide – How to Pray?
The most important thing is to follow the same practice which you followed in the past. This means get ready and pray at the correct time.
- You can pray after 15 minutes of sunrise.
- Eid Salah should be in the same format like Mosque.
- Prayer will have Two Rakat, the surah should be read out loud. This includes Surah Al Fatihah and another surah after that.
- In First Rakat, there will be 7 takbeers. This includes the first takbeer to start the prayer, followed by 6 more and then Surah Fatiah.
- Second Rakat will have 5 takbeers after you get up.
Eid Prayer at home guide – General Practices of Eid
Here are some general practices which people follow every year.
- Performs Ghusl or in other words take bath before prayer.
- Have something to eat, dates in odd numbers.
- Dress up like you always do for Eid Prayer with nice clothes.
- Recite Takbeer like you always do and try in loud voice so others follow you. Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar, laa illaha ill-Allah, wa Allahu Abkar, Allah Akbar, wa lillah il-hamd.
- Meet Eid or congratulate “Eid Mubarak” with your household. You should also audio/video call people who you can’t meet due to current conditions.
Video of how to perform Eid Prayers performed at home.