It is incumbent upon every Muslim to seek knowledge and learn, more so before a particular act of worship is obligated upon him. Below is a concise summary of the basic rulings of Zakat Al-Fitr.
A short written sermon for Eid al-Fitr (2020) – written during the COVID lockdown for those families praying at home.
On this blessed occasion, I would like to remind my Muslim brothers and sisters of some manners and Prophetic recommendation of Eid, as well as clarifying some innovations and sins that occur.
It is the Sunnah of the Prophet (sal Allaahu alayhi wa sallam) and his virtuous Companions (may Allaah to pray the Eid Prayers in a Musallah (an outdoor Prayer Area) and not inside the Masjid.
[Regarding] bathing on the day of ‘Eed al-Adh.haa and ‘Eed al-Fitr, [then] there is nothing firm established about it; And the ahaadeeth in the Sunan of Ibn Maajah are weak.