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The newspaper “Okaz” said that the king agreed to hold the Eid prayer at the two holy mosques, provided that the attendance of the worshipers was stopped.
Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais, General President of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet’s Mosque, and the Imam of the Grand Mosque in Mecca, stated that this decision indicates King Salman’s keenness to revive this great ritual in the hearts of Muslims in light of this pandemic that afflicted the whole world.
In the same context, Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Abdullah Al Sheikh, Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia, issued the ruling that it is permissible to perform Eid prayers at home without sermon if the situation continues as it is.
Al-Sheikh, who is the head of the Council of Senior Religious Scholars and the General President of Academic Research and Ifta ’, said:“ Eid prayers, if the situation continues as is the case in these days of not setting up gatherings and groups in mosques and mosques, then they pray in homes without a sermon after them, ”according to the Saudi newspaper, Al-Jazeera. .
The Mufti of the Kingdom indicated that “a fatwa was issued by the Standing Committee of the Fatwa saying: Whoever misses the Eid prayer and loves to make it up, it is desirable for him to do so, and he prays her attribute without a sermon after it). For it is a matter of priority that its establishment is lawful in the right of those who did not perform the Eid prayer in their country because that is a residence for that ritual according to the ability.
Al-Sheikh advised that at the beginning of Ramadan, if the Tarawih and Eid prayers in the mosques cannot be established due to the new anti-Corona virus measures, people will pray in their homes.