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What is the Islamic way by which the beginning of the month is determined? Is it permitted to rely upon calculations of astronomical observatories to know when the month begins and ends?
On this blessed occasion, I would like to remind my Muslim brothers and sisters of some manners and Prophetic recommendation of Eid, as well as clarifying some innovations and sins that occur.
Important clarification regarding the moon sighting and the current differences that occur between the Muslims
It is the Sunnah of the Prophet (sal Allaahu alayhi wa sallam) and his virtuous Companions (may Allaah to pray the Eid Prayers in a Musallah (an outdoor Prayer Area) and not inside the Masjid.
[Regarding] bathing on the day of ‘Eed al-Adh.haa and ‘Eed al-Fitr, [then] there is nothing firm established about it; And the ahaadeeth in the Sunan of Ibn Maajah are weak.