Expressing happiness on ‘Eid is among the salient features of Islam

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Where can I find the following statement of Hafiz Ibn Hajar Al ‘Asqalani (rahimahullah)?

إظهار السرور في الأعياد من شعار الدين

Expressing happiness on ‘Eid, is from the salient features of Islam

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Hafiz Ibn Hajar (rahimahullah) has mentioned this in Fathul Bari when deducing lessons from a Hadith in Sahih Bukhari.

(Fathul Bari, Hadith: 949, vol. 2 pg. 443)


And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

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