Takbeer of Dhul-Hijjah

7 Nov

Assalaamu 3Alaykum

Takbeer of Dhul-Hijjah is prescribed from the beginning of the month. It is Sunnah to recite takbeer at any time during the first ten days of Dhu’l-Hijjah and all the days of Tashreeq, starting from the beginning of the month of Dhul-Hijjah (i.e., from sunset on the last day of Dhul-Q3adah) until the end of the days of al-Tashreeq, which is when the sun sets on the thirteenth day of Dhul-Hijjah).

Ibn 3Umar and Abu Hurayrah (may Allaah be pleased with them both) used to go out to the market-place on first ten days of Dhul-Hijjah, reciting Takbeer, and the people used to recite Takbeer because of their Takbeer.

Revive this Sunnah by doing audible takbeer during all of the ten days of Dhul-Hijjah.

Description of the Takbeer

The scholars differed concerning the form of the Takbeer.

1 – The first view is that it is:

الله أكبر .. الله أكبر .. لا إله إلا الله ، الله أكبر .. الله أكبر .. ولله الحمد “

Allaahu Akbar, Allaahu Akbar, laa ilaaha ill-Allaah,

Allaahu Akbar, Allaahu Akbar, wa lillaahi’l-hamd

2 – The second view is that it is:

” الله أكبر .. الله أكبر .. الله أكبر .. لا إله إلا الله ، الله أكبر .. الله أكبر .. الله أكبر .. ولله الحمد “

Allaahu Akbar, Allaahu Akbar, Allaahu Akbar, laa ilaaha ill-Allaah,

Allaahu Akbar, Allaahu Akbar, Allaahu Akbar, wa lillaahi’l-hamd

3 – The third view is that it is:

” الله أكبر .. الله أكبر .. الله أكبر .. لا إله إلا الله ، الله أكبر .. الله أكبر .. ولله الحمد “

Allaahu Akbar, Allaahu Akbar, Allaahu Akbar, laa ilaaha ill-Allaah,

Allaahu akbar, Allaahu Akbar, wa lillaahi’l-hamd

The matter is broad in scope because there is no text narrated from the Prophet sallAllaahu alayhi wa sallam which specifies a particular form of the Takbeer.

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http://islamqa.com/en/ref/36627

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