Jamat ul-Vida 2022: Muslims gather for last Friday prayers of Ramadan

Updated On Apr 29, 2022 04:18 PM IST
  • The holy month of Ramadan has four Fridays and the last one is known as Jamat ul-Vida, which translates to 'Friday of farewell'. Muslims believe that whatever you ask during the period of Alvida Namaz, will be answered.
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Muslims all over the world offered their last Friday (Jumma) prayers of the holy month of Ramadan on April 29. This day is called Alvida Jumma or Jamat ul-Vida and is celebrated before Eid al-Fitr, one of the major festivals of the Muslim community. Here are a few visuals of devotees offering Alvida Namaj (goodbye prayers) around the country.(HT Photo/Deepak Gupta) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 29, 2022 04:18 PM IST

Muslims all over the world offered their last Friday (Jumma) prayers of the holy month of Ramadan on April 29. This day is called Alvida Jumma or Jamat ul-Vida and is celebrated before Eid al-Fitr, one of the major festivals of the Muslim community. Here are a few visuals of devotees offering Alvida Namaj (goodbye prayers) around the country.(HT Photo/Deepak Gupta)

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People were seen offering Alvida Namaz earlier today at Tile Vali Mosque in Lucknow.(HT Photo/Deepak Gupta) View Photos in a new improved layout
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People were seen offering Alvida Namaz earlier today at Tile Vali Mosque in Lucknow.(HT Photo/Deepak Gupta)

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Muslim devotees offer prayers on the last Friday of Islam's Holy fasting month of Ramadan ahead of Eid al-Fitr, at Mecca Masjid in Hyderabad on April 29.(AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Muslim devotees offer prayers on the last Friday of Islam's Holy fasting month of Ramadan ahead of Eid al-Fitr, at Mecca Masjid in Hyderabad on April 29.(AFP)

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Jamat ul-Vida is celebrated with great grandeur, religious fervour and devotion all over the globe.(HT Photo/Deepak Gupta) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Jamat ul-Vida is celebrated with great grandeur, religious fervour and devotion all over the globe.(HT Photo/Deepak Gupta)

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Muslims believe that every Friday, angels stand at the door of the mosque and keep writing the names of those coming for the prayers in order of their arrival. There is reward attached to it and the reward varies depending how early they come. When the Imam ascends the pulpit, the angels fold their scrolls and listen to the sermon along with the Muslims.(HT Photo/Deepak Gupta) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 29, 2022 04:18 PM IST

Muslims believe that every Friday, angels stand at the door of the mosque and keep writing the names of those coming for the prayers in order of their arrival. There is reward attached to it and the reward varies depending how early they come. When the Imam ascends the pulpit, the angels fold their scrolls and listen to the sermon along with the Muslims.(HT Photo/Deepak Gupta)

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Though all Fridays, the year round are important for Muslims, the last one in the month of Ramadan or Alvida Jumma, is considered to be the most sacred one.(AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Though all Fridays, the year round are important for Muslims, the last one in the month of Ramadan or Alvida Jumma, is considered to be the most sacred one.(AFP)

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On this day, people pray and recite passages from the Quran, the Islamic holy book and seek blessings from Allah.(AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 29, 2022 04:18 PM IST

On this day, people pray and recite passages from the Quran, the Islamic holy book and seek blessings from Allah.(AFP)

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People wake up early, take a bath, wear clean clothes and visit the mosque where they read the Quran. They also conduct charitable work for the poor and needy.(AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 29, 2022 04:18 PM IST

People wake up early, take a bath, wear clean clothes and visit the mosque where they read the Quran. They also conduct charitable work for the poor and needy.(AFP)

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Eid-al-Fitr is likely to be observed on May 1, 2022 in Saudi Arabia and other Gulf and western countries and on May 2, 2022 in India and other South Asian countries. This will mark the beginning of the new Islamic month known as Shawwal.(AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Apr 29, 2022 04:18 PM IST

Eid-al-Fitr is likely to be observed on May 1, 2022 in Saudi Arabia and other Gulf and western countries and on May 2, 2022 in India and other South Asian countries. This will mark the beginning of the new Islamic month known as Shawwal.(AFP)

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