Questions and AnswersCategory: QuestionsCongregational eid prayers during pandemics – plague
guest asked 1 year ago

are congregational prayers wajib?
if they are what about these days. if we fear to attend.  we still have the pandemic plague?

1 Answers
mehdi Staff answered 1 year ago

أعوذ بالله من الشيطان الرجيم

بِسْمِ ٱللَّٰهِ ٱلرَّحْمَٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيمِ

As Salaamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh,

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From the Jurisprudence perspective.

The Eid al-Fiṭr and Eid al-Aḍḥā prayer is obligatory during the presence of the Imam (ʿA) and must be performed in congregation. In our time, when the Imam Al-Mahdi (ʿA) is in occultation, the prayer is recommended ( Mustahab) and it can be performed in congregation or on one’s own.

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