Du`aa’ (invocation) in `Eed Prayer

Question 10:  What is the Du`aa’ to be said in `Eed Prayer?

Answer: We do not know of any particular Du`aa’ to be said by Muslims in Salaat-ul-`Eed or the day of `Eed (Festival). However, it is recommended for them to recite Takbeer (saying: “Allaahu Akbar [Allaah is the Greatest]”), Tasbeeh (saying: “Subhaan Allaah [Glory be to Allaah]”), Tahleel (saying: “Laa ilaaha illaa Allaah [There is no god except Allaah]”), and Tahmeed (saying: “Al-hamdu lillaah [All praise is due to Allaah]”) during the two nights before `Eed-ul-Fitr (the Festival of Breaking the Fast) and `Eed-ul-Ad-ha (the Festival of the Sacrifice), the day of `Eed-ul-Fitr until the Khutbah (sermon) finishes, the days of `Eed-ul-Ad-ha until the end of Days of Tashreeq (11th, 12th and 13th of Dul-Hijjah), and the first ten days of Dul-Hijjah for Allaah (Glorified be He) says regarding `Eed-ul-Fitr: (He wants that you) must complete the same number (of days), and that you must magnify Allaah [i.e. to say Takbeer (Allaahu Akbar; Allaah is the Most Great)] for having guided you There are also some Hadeeths and Athaar (narrations from the Companions) to the same effect... read more here.

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