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In Surah Baqarah Verse 185 Allah tells all Muslims,

The month of Ramadhan [is that] in which was revealed the Qur’an, a guidance for the people and clear proofs of guidance and criterion. So whoever sights [the new moon of] the month, let him fast it; and whoever is ill or on a journey – then an equal number of other days. Allah intends for you ease and does not intend for you hardship and [wants] for you to complete the period and to glorify Allah for that [to] which he has guided you; and perhaps you will be grateful.

One of the best ways to ‘glorify Allah for that which has guided you’ is to recite takbeer which is reciting Allahu akbar meaning “Allah is the greatest”.

However, on Eid day there is a special Takbeerat called Takbeer E-Tashreeq (tashriq) and majority of scholars are in agreement that it is part of the Sunnah of Prophet Muhamamd  to recite (ﷺ).

Takbeer Tashreeq in Arabic:

اللَّهُ أَكْبَرُ اللَّهُ أَكْبَرُ لَا إلَهَ إلَّا اللَّهُ. وَاَللَّهُ أَكْبَرُ اللَّهُ أَكْبَرُ وَلِلَّهِ الْحَمْدُ.

Transliteration: Allahu akbar, Allahu akbar, La ilaha illallah, Wallahu akbar, Allahu akbar wa lillahil hamd

What is the Meaning of the Eid Takbeer:

The translation of the takbir for Eid is:

“Allah is the greatest, Allah is the greatest, there is no god but Allah. And Allah is the greatest, Allah is the greatest and to Allah belongs all praise.”

Slightly different version of the Takbeer Tashriq:

There is a different variation in which Allahu Akbar is recited three times instead of two, and it also omits conjunction “wa” which means “and”. Both forms are generally acceptable and a matter preferrence by the different schools of Sunni Jurisprudence.

Allahu akbar, Allahu akbar, Allahu akbar, la ilaha ill-Allah, Allahu akbar, Allahu akbar, Allahu akbar, wa Lillahi’l-hamd

Specified Times When To Recite Takbeer E- Tashreeeq

After every Fardh Salat commencing from Fajr prayer of the 9th of Dhul Hijjah (the Day of Arafah) till after Asr prayer on the 13th of Dhul Hijjah (the day after the final day of Eid).

This takbeer is Sunnah according to the majority of scholars. It is Sunnah for both men and woman, in the mosque, in the home and in the marketplace. Men should say it out loud, and women should say it quietly, because women are commanded to lower their voices. Hence the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “If you notice something during the prayer, men should say ‘Subhan-Allaah!’ and women should clap.” So women should say the takbeer quietly and men should say it out loud.

Tradition of Reciting Takbeer on Way To Masjid For Eid Prayer

It was narrated from Urwah ibn al-Zubayr and Abu Salamah ibn ‘Abd al-Rahmaan that they used to recite the takbeer out loud when they came to the prayer-pace in the morning, and that Naafi’ ibn Jubayr used to recite the takbeer out loud when he came to the prayer-place in the morning of the day of Eid.

It was narrated from Ibn ‘Umar that he used to come to the prayer-place on the morning of the day of Eid al-Fitr, when the sun had risen, and he would recite takbeer until he reached the prayer-place, then he would recite takbeer in the prayer-place until the imam sat down and stopped reciting takbeer.

An Even Longer Version Of Takbeer E-Tashreeq:
There is no one single right takbeer for Eid as the subject matter is broad. The command from the Quran is to say takbeer in general, i.e. to venerate Allah. He did not specify one particular form of takbeeraat. In the end, it will be the preference your local masjid. Likely to be the one that is easy for all adult and children to recite in congregation. This is also a common takbeer which is recited during Eid.

Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar
Allah is Great, Allah is Great

Allahu Akbar
Allah is Great

La illaha il Allah
there is no God, but Allah

Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar
Allah is Great, Allah is Great

Walilahil Hamd
to Him belongs all Praise

Allahu akbar kabira
Allah is the Greatest

Walhamdulillahi kathira
And all Praise is due to Him

Wa subhan allahi
And Glory to Allah

Bukratan wa asila
eventide and in the morning

La illaha il Allah
there is no God, but Allah the Unique

Sadaqa wa’dah
He has fulfilled His Promise

Wa nasara abda
and made Victorious His servant

Wa a’azza jundahu
and made Mighty His soldiers

Wa hazamal-ahzaaba wahdah
and defeated the confederates

La illaha il Allah
there is no God, But Allah

Wa laa na’budu illa iyyah
He alone we worship

Mukhlessena lahud-deena
with sincere and exclusive devotion

Walau karihal-Kafirun
even though the idolaters hate it

Allahumma salli ala Sayyidina Muhammad
O Allah, have Mercy on our Prophet Muhammad

Wa ala aali Sayyidina Muhammad
and on the family of our Prophet Muhammad

Wa ala as-haabie Sayyidina Muhammad
and on the companions of our Prophet Muhammad

Wa ala ansari Sayyidina Muhammad
and on the helpers of our Prophet Muhammad

Wa ala azwajie Sayyidina Muhammad
and on the wives of our Prophet Muhammad

Wa ala dhurreyatie Sayyidina Muhammad
and on the progeny of our Prophet Muhammad

Wa sallim tasleeman katheera
and Bestow upon them much peace.