Praying Eid in the Musallaa is the Sunnah by Shaykh Albani (pdf)
Praying Eid in the Musallaa is the Sunnah
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Muhammad Naasiruddeen al-Albaanee (may Allaah have mercy on him)
Praying ‘Eid in the Musallaa is the Sunnah: there is great and profound wisdom behind this Sunnah – the Sunnah of praying in an open area of land. And it is that: The Muslims will have two days of the year where all the people of every city can gather together – whether men, women or children – and turn towards Allaah with their hearts in unity, praying behind one Imaam, making the Takbeer, the Tahleel and supplicating to Allaah sincerely together, as if they were united upon the heart of one man, happy and joyous about the blessing Allaah has bestowed on them. So the Eid will truly be an occasion of celebration for them.