An Islamic religious festival and holiday. The ahadith list four days as being specific days of Eid: • Eid al-Adha - the 10th of Dhu’l Hijjah to complete the Hajj• Eid al-Fitr - the 1st... More al-Ghadīr is one of the most important holidays in the Shi’An abbreviation for ‘After Hijrah.’ Used in English to denote the current era of the Islamic lunar calendar. This era began with the Prophet’s and early Muslims' migration from Mecca to Medina (the event was... More tradition.
It is celebrated on the 18th of Dhul Hijjah and marks the day that Prophet Muhammad An abbreviation for the Arabic ‘Ṣallā Allāhu ʿalayhi wa Āle hi wa-sallam’, which translates to: ‘Peace and blessings be upon him and his family - it is written after the name of Prophet Muḥammad (ṣ)... More, once again, announced Imam ‘Ali (‘a) as his successor following a direct order from God. This was also the occasion of revelation for Surah al-Maidah (5), verse 67.
This event occurred in front of a large audience of Muslims at the pond of Ghadir on the return journey from the Prophet’s (ṣ) last Hajj.
Fasting, reciting Ziyarat Aminullah and Du’a al-Nudba, as well as other acts of worship, are highly recommended on this day. It is also highly advised to fast on this day.