Eid-ul-Adha 2020

Eid-ul-Adha 2020 in India will begin in the evening of Thursday, 30 July and ends in the evening of Friday, 31 July

Eid-ul-Adha 2019Monday, August 12, 2019
Eid ul-Fitr 2020Friday, July 31, 2020
Eid-ul-Adha 2021Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Eid-ul-Adha 2022Saturday, July 10, 2022
Eid-ul-Adha 2023Wednesday, June 29, 2023
Eid-ul-Adha 2024Sunday, June 17, 2024


Every Muslim ought to perform these duties regardless of where they live and their social repute.

The "Five Pillars of Islam" are:

 ShahadaTestify that none has the right to be worshipped but Allah & Muhammad is his Messenger
 SalahOffering Salah (prayer) five times a day
 ZakatPaying the Zakat(giving alms or charity)
 HajjGoing to pilgrimage to the House of Allah at Makkah.
 FastingFasting in the month of the Ramadan

Eid-ul-Adha Prayer

"Allaho-Akber, Allaho-Akber.
La ila-ha ill-lal-lah. Allaho-Akber, Allaho-Akber. Wa-lilahill hamd"
Means, "Allah is great, Allah is great. There is no god but Allah. Allah is great, Allah is great. And all praises are for Allah" is recited to honor and glorify the greatness of Allah.

Method of Eid Prayers

(This method is based on Hanfi school of Islamic method which is followed by about 75% Muslims in the world)

  • Follow the Imam by raising both hands up to the ears, say Allahu Akbar, this is the first Takbeer to enter in the Salat.
  • Then fold your hands in the front and recite the ‘Sanaa', subhaanakallahumma... till the end.
  • Then say Allahu Akbar thrice, following you imam, each time raising both hands up to the ears and droping them. After each takbeer there is going to be a slight pause in which Subhanallah may be recited thrice.
  • After the third takbeer the hands should be folded in front and listen to the imam reciting Aoozubillah, Bismillah, Surah Fateha and some other Surah and Perform Ruku as Imam says Allahu Akbar
  • Go to Sajdah as usual following your imams takbeer.
  • In the second rakaat imam will first recite Surah Fateha and some other Surah, then will say three takbeers after it.
  • Hands will not to be folded in all these three takbeers but dropped after each takbeer.
  • Then go into the Ruku just after the fourth takbeer.
  • Listening to Khutbah after the Eid Salaat is Wajib.

Eid-ul-Adha Dua

تَقَبَّلَ اللهُ مِنَّا وَمِنكُم
Taqaballahu minna wa minkum
Means- May Allah accept from you and us

Eid Mubarak Messages in Hindi

अल्लाह आपको ईद के
मुक्कदस मोके पर तमाम
खुशियाँ अता फरमाएँ
ईद मुबारक
मुबारक़ मौक़ा अल्‍लाह ने अता फरमाया,
एक बार फिर बंदगी की राह पे चलाया,
अदा करना अपना फर्ज़ तुम ख़ुदा के लिए…
खुशी से भरी हो ईद आपके लिए.
दिलों में प्यार जगाने को ईद आई है,
हंसो की हंसने-हंसाने को ईद आई है।
आपको हमारी तरफ से ईद मुबारक

Eid Mubarak Messages in English

May the auspicious occasion of Eid,
Bless you with peace and bring joy to your heart and home.
Eid Mubarak!
Eid Mubarak
We pray that Allah's blessings would fill your life with pleasure and open the doors of success today, tomorrow and always.
May Allah bless you with success in whatever you do.
Eid Mubarak

Quran Quotes on Eid-ul-Adha

O you who have believed, decreed upon you is fasting as it was decreed upon those before you that you may become righteous.
Surat Al-Baqarah 2:183
The best charity is that given to a relative who does not like you.
And whosoever fears Allaah and keeps his duty to Him, He will make a way for him to get out (from every difficulty)
al-Talaaq 65:2
The best charity is that given to a relative who does not like you.
O ye who believe! Fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you, that ye may (learn) self-restraint.
al-Baqarah, 2:183
Call on Me; I will answer your (prayer)...
The Holy Quran (40:60)
"And the servants of Allah are those who walked on the earth in humility and when the ignorant address them they say 'Peace'
Do not dispute with your brother, ridicule him, nor promise him and then break your promise.

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Last Updated: 30th July, 2020