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Eid on different days

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Salams Brother, my question is..I stay in Mumbai so does my frd..somehw i celebrated eid ul adha a day prior as per the misri calendar and my frd the next day..however he sd he couldnt wish me the earlier day as he wasnt celebrating eid ...he sd if my eid is tomm i cannot wish anyone else eid mubarak. I understand that in eid ul fitr u cant wish as that person would be fasting but is it the same case for eid ul adha..found it a lil absured..pls help me brother..thank you.

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Eid on different days

In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His forgiveness. Whoever Allah guides none can misguide, and whoever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness that there is none worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad (saws) is His slave-servant and the seal of His Messengers.

The Muslim ummah will InshaAllah one day come to a common consensus to abide by a Islamic calendar wherein all dates will be the same for the full planet. Until that happens the Muslims are required to join the majority of the area that they are living in when celebrating the Eids etc., so that no fitnah or contradiction is caused.

Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allah’s Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is only ones. Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength.

Your brothers and well wishers in Islam,


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