Eid

Eid Lockdown

Question Is there any guidance upon performing Eid prayer given that the country has been placed in ‘lockdown’? Answer The Eid prayer is a Sunnah, well known and established by the Islamic rules. Under normal circumstances it would be performed in congregation, either in a mosque or often in a large public space, weather permitting.  If one were to miss the prayer, such as due to work, oversleeping or any

Eid on Friday

Question: Over the last couple of years, Eid has fallen on a Friday.  Is it an obligation to pray both congregational prayers, or is one able to prayer either of them? Answer: There is a difference of opinion upon this matter. Great legal minds have previously disagreed over this point, each setting out their own respective reasoning based upon the primary textual evidences.  Our own view, is that there is