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Two ’Eids fell on one day : Friday and ’Eid Al-Adha. In this case what should be done? Should we pray Zuhr if we dont offer the Friday prayer, or is there no requirement for it if we do not perform the Friday prayer?

Answer :

Whoever prayed the ‘Eid prayer on Friday, it is permitted for him not to attend the Friday prayer on that day, except for the Imam, for he is obliged to perform it for whoever wishes to attend it -be they from among those who attended the ’ Eid prayer , or those who did not attend it . If no one attends the Friday prayer, he is relieved of its obligation and he should offer the Zhur prayer. In saying this, the scholars cite as evidence the narration of Abu Dawud in his Sunan, on the authority of Iyyas bin Abi Ramlah…

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Article: Issues Related to the Legislative Ruling of Zakaat al-Fitr by Shaykh Badr Ibn Muhammad al-Badr al-‘Anazy

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This timely article written by Shaykh Badr Ibn Muhammad al-Badr (حفظه الله) is a compilation of important questions related to the legislative rulings of Zakaat al-Fitr which he presented to ash-Shaykh al-‘Allaamah Saalih Ibn Muhammad al-Luhaydaan (حفظه الله). This article was translated by our noble brother Abu Afnaan Muhammad Abdullah (حفظه الله).

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The issues addressed are:

1. Why is Zakaat al-Fitr referred to with this name?

2. What is the amount of a Sa’a (measurement)?

3. What are the foodstuffs which are given as Zakaat?

4. Is it permissible to give the Zakaat al-Fitr as money?

5. Who is Zakaat al-Fitr given to?

6. Can the Zakaat al-Fitr be given to non-Muslims?

7. Is Zakaat al-Fitr to be paid on behalf of people who are mentally ill?

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