- Saudi Arabia has ordered people not to perform Salah in Mosques.
- The two holy mosques in Mecca and Madinah are exempted from this decision to suspend prayers.
- Saudi Arabia has taken this step to avoid the spread of Coronavirus.
- Coronavirus: UAE Suspends Prayers in Mosques Across Country.
Saudi Arabia has ordered people to pray at home, this decision was taken on Tuesday. All the mosques in Country Saudi Arabia have been suspended temporarily.
Related Article:- NDTV
Kuwait changed the statement in Adhan which earlier stated “Come to Salah” and now it is replaced by “Pray at your home”. This was seen a few days back when the Adhan was heard.
Saudi Arabia also followed the same method of Adhan. This is believed to be included in a Hadith where it is stated by Ibn Abbas to his Muadhin to say “Salloo fee buyootikum” (Pray in your houses) instead of Hayyaa alas salaah. This was mentioned when there was heavy rain.
As it is prohibited for Coronavirus patients to visit the mosque it is advised to all the people to pray at their homes.
The Islamic Affairs Minister Abdulatif Al sheik stated that the mosque doors will remain open for praying over the dead and all the facilities for washing the dead will be open but only a few people will be allowed.
Along with this praying over the dead will not be allowed in the mosque but will be allowed in the cemetery.
All the countries are taking necessary measures to stop the spread of Coronavirus and avoid people gathering. It is advisable for people not to go out of their house then only this outbreak can be controlled.
Various countries also followed the same measure to temporarily suspended the prayers in the mosque and avoid people to meet with each other.