Intention of Fast Intention of fast Dear Islamic brothers! As intention is a precondition for offering Salah and paying Zakah etc., it is necessary for fast as well. Even if an Islamic brother or sister remains hungry and thirsty from dawn to sunset without the intention of fast, his/her fast will not be valid.
Rules of Fasting For whom Fast is Fard? Like Salah, the fasts of Ramadan are also Fard for every such (male and female) Muslim who is sane and has reached puberty. It is stated in Durr-e-Mukhtar that fasts were declared Fard on 10th Sha’ban two years after Hijrah. (Durr-e-Mukhtar ma’ Rad-dul-Muhtar, pp. 330, vol.
Excellence of Ramadan (with Reference of Quran and Ahadith) Door of worship Fast is a hidden form of worship; no one can come to know about your fast until you tell it to others. Allah عزوجل likes hidden worship more. A blessed Hadiš says, ‘Fasting is the door of worship. (Al-Jami’-us-Saghir, pp. 146, Hadiš
Method of Offering Eid Salah (Hanafi) First make the following intention: ‘I intend to offer two Rak’at Salah of Eid-ul-Fitr (or Eid-ul-Adha) with six additional Takbirat, for the sake of Allah عزوجل following this Imam.’ Having made the intention, raise the hands up to the ears, utter اللہ اکبر and then fold the hands
Sunnah and Mustahabbat of Eid A Sunnah before Eid Salah Dear Islamic brothers! Now the acts that are Sunnah on the occasion of both Eid ( Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Adha) are described. Sayyiduna Buraidah رضی اللہ عنہ has stated, ‘On the day of Eid-ul-Fitr, the Holy Prophet صلی اللہ علیہ وسلم would go to offer