The Prayer of The Two Eids: Durur-ul Bahiyah fi Masaa’il Fiqhiyyah by Imam Shawkani

Durur-ul Bahiyah fi Masaa’il Fiqhiyyah by Imam Shawkani

Chapter: The Prayer of Two Eid

 It is two rak’ah: In the first rak’ah (there should be) seven takbeerat before the recitation (of Surah Fatihah): In the second rak’ah, (there should be) five takbeerat before the recitation as well.[1]

Speech is delivered after prayer.[2]

It is recommended in the Eid prayer to:

  • Adorn oneself and be welldressed[3]
  • Offer prayer outside one’s city, town, or village (i.e. at or beyond the outskirts of one’sarea).[4]
  • To take another path (whenreturning).[5]
  • To eat before leaving home to prayer in Eid Al-Fitr but not in EidAl-Adha.[6]
  • Its time starts after the sun rises to an altitude of a spear until the[7]
  • There is no Adhan (call to prayer) Iqaamah (call to stand for prayer) in[8]

References:

[1] Sahih: It was narrated from ‘Amr bin Shu’ayb, from his father, from his grandfather, that the Prophet (ﷺ) said the Takbir seven times and five times in the ‘Eid prayer. Recorded in Sunan Ibn Majah. Graded Sahih by sheikh albani in Sahih Sunan Ibn Majah 1057.

[2] Sahih: Ibn Abbas said, “I witnessed the Eid with the Messenger of Allah, Abu Bakr, Umar and Uthman and they all would pray before giving the Khutbah.” Recoded in Sahih Bukhari and Sahih Muslim

[3] Jayyid: Ibn Abbas said, “The Messenger of Allah used to wear a green cloak on the Day of Eid.” Sheikh albani graded it Jayyid (Good) in Silsilatul Ahadīth as-Sahihah no. 1279. Al-Haythami stated in Majma az-Zawa’idvol.2 pg. 201 “It is recorded by at-Tabarani in al-Awsat and its narrators are trustworthy.”

[4] Sahih: Narrated Abdullah ibn Busr: Yazid ibn Khumayr ar-Rahabi said: Abdullah ibn Busr, the Companion of the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) came out along with the people on the day of the breaking of the fast or on the day of sacrifice (to offer the prayer). He disliked the delay of the imam, and said: We would finish (our ‘Id prayer) at this moment, that is, at the time of forenoon. Recorded in Sunan Abu Dawud and Sunan Ibn Majah. Graded Sahih sheikh albani in Sahih Sunan Abi Dawud no. 1005

[5] Sahih: Jabir said, “On the Day of Eid, the Prophet (ﷺ) would take a different path (when returning from the prayer).” Recorded in Sahih Bukhari

[6] Sahih: Anas said, “The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) would not depart on the Day of Breaking the Fast until he had eaten some dates.” Recorded in Sahih Bukhari and Sunan Tirmidhi.

[7] Sahih: Narrated Abdullah ibn Busr: Yazid ibn Khumayr ar-Rahabi said: Abdullah ibn Busr, the Companion of the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) came out along with the people on the day of the breaking of the fast or on the day of sacrifice (to offer the prayer). He disliked the delay of the imam, and said: We would finish (our ‘Id prayer) at this moment, that is, at the time of forenoon. Recorded in Sunan Abu Dawud and Sunan Ibn Majah. Graded Sahih sheikh albani in Sahih Sunan Abi Dawud no. 1005

[8] Sahih: Jabir Bin Samurah reported: “I prayed the Eid prayer with Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) on more than one or two occasions, without Adhan or Iqaamah.” Recorded in Sahih Muslim and Sunan Abu Dawud

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