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Eid salaah in a non-Hanafi masjid

Fatwaa ID: 1365

Question:
Assalamualaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatahu Mufti saab,

I live in an area where there is a ghayr muqallid mosque and the nearest hanafi mosque is a 30 minute drive. Since in ghayr muqallid masajid they pray eid salah with 12 Takbeers, will my salah as a Hanafi be valid?

Answer:
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

Twelve takbeers in the ‘Eid Salaah is the sunnah according to the other three legal schools. It is permissible without any reprehension for a Hanafi to perform ‘Eid Salaah behind someone who is leading with twelve takbeers. Similarly, a follower of the other legal schools may pray ‘Eid Salaah behind a Hanafi who is leading with six takbeers.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
https://askthemufti.us/

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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