The Eid ul-Adha prayer is a crucial aspect of the day’s religious observance. Typically, it is conducted during the early hours of the morning in mosques or open areas, with a significant number of people gathering to participate.
The Eid ul-Adha prayer comprises two rakats or units of prayer, preceded by a sermon delivered by the Imam, who is the religious leader. The sermon usually emphasizes the importance of the day and the significance of sacrifice, charity, and obedience to God.
Keep reading to find out more about the Eid ul-Adha 2024 prayer timings in Saudi Arabia.
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Eid ul-Adha 2024 in Saudi Arabia
For the year 2024, Eid ul-Adha is expected to fall on Monday, 17 June 2024, in Saudi Arabia.
Eid ul-Adha 2024 prayer time in Saudi Arabia
As the official dates for the moon sighting are yet to be announced, the timing for the special Eid al-Adha prayer in Saudi Arabia has not been disclosed. Confirmation of the sighting of the moon is crucial in determining the exact dates of the festival and, subsequently, the prayer timings.
Typically, the prayer is performed after sunrise on the day of Eid ul-Adha. Some suggest that the prayer should be conducted when the sun rises to a height of approximately two meters from the ground or the equivalent of a spear or a stick height, while others do not specify this criterion.
We will update this section as soon as the official Eid al-Adha prayer time has been announced in Saudi Arabia.