In the Name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful

The Sunnah of Eid

  1. Wake up early. 
  2. Prepare for personal cleanliness, take care of details of clothing, etc. 
  3. Take a Ghusl (bath) after Fajr.
  4. Brush your teeth.
  5. Dress up, putting on best clothes available, whether new or cleaned old ones. 
  6. Use perfume (men only). 
  7. Have breakfast on Eid-al-Fitr before leaving for prayer ground. On    Eid-al-Adha, eat breakfast after Salaat or after sacrifice if you are    doing a sacrifice. 
  8. Pay Zakaat-al-Fitr before Salaat-al-Eid (on Eid-al-Fitr). 
  9. Go to prayer ground early. 
  10. Offer Salaat-al-Eid in congregation in an open place except when whether is not permitting like rain, snow, etc. 
  11. Use two separate route to and from the prayer ground. 
  12. Recite the following Takbir on the way to Salaat and until the beginning of Salaat-al-Eid. On Eid-al-Adha, Takbir starts from Mughrib on the 9th Zdilhijjah and last until the Asr on the 12th Zdilhijjah: Allaho-Akber, Allaho-Akber. La ila-ha ill-lal-lah. Allaho-Akber, Allaho-Akber. Wa-lilahill hamd. (Allah is greater, Allah is greater. There is no god but Allah. Allah is greater, Allah is greater. And all praises are for Allah).