Eid or Eid-ul-Fitr is the greatest festival of the Muslims. The Muslims, all over the world, celebrate it with great pomp and show, zeal and gusto.
This festival marks the end of Ramadan. Ramadan is a holy month of fasting. The Muslims observe fasts for a full month after sighting the moon of ‘Ramzan’. When the month of ‘Ramzan’, is over and the moon of Eid is sighted, they end their Roja (fasts). In this way, the Muslims break their month-long fast. The next day, the festival of Eid is celebrated. Every year it comes off on the first day of the month of Shawwal. It is a day of gaiety, festivity and feasting.
It is a believed that fasting in the month of ‘Ramzan’ purifies the soul. The prayers after fasting save them from going to hell and open the doors of heaven. Thus, they lead a pure and holy life during the month of ‘Ramzan’. They observe fasts, offer regular prayers in the form of ‘Namaz’; read the holy Koran, feed the hungry and give alms to the poor. Charity is the greatest virtue to be practiced during the month of ‘Ramzan’. Fasting comes to an end when the new moon of Eid is sighted. The sight of the new moon of Eid is considered very pious and holy by the Muslims. It is a signal for the celebration of Eid the very next day.
On the Eid day, Muslim people get up early in the morning. They take a bath and put on their best dresses. Houses are decorated. They thank Allah, visit mosques and offer prayers in the form of ‘Namaz’. They embrace one another and exchange Eid greetings. ‘Eid Mubarak’ is on the lips of each Muslim. Sweets are distributed, gifts are given and delicious dishes are prepared at home. Friends and relatives are invited to feasts. Sweet noodles are the most popular dish cooked on this day. At some places, Eid fairs are also held. Eid greetings are exchanged by one and all. Children buy toys and sweets.
In India, all communities join the Muslims in celebrating Eid. Sweets are shared and greetings exchanged by all. The Hindus, Sikhs and Christians greet their Muslim brothers on this day. The celebration of Eid promotes national integration and the feeling of brotherhood. Joys are doubled when they are shared. Eid brings a message of brotherhood for all of us.
It is a festival of love and goodwill. It gives us a message to love all and hate none. It teaches us to embrace all men as brothers. Separated lovers hope to meet on this day. It exhorts us to bid goodbye to hatred, jealousy and enmity and bring in an era of love, sympathy and brotherhood.
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“Eid is a beautiful and lovely day to Pray, Care, Love, Smile and Celebrate with one another and to thank Allah for giving us this wonderful day.
Eid is the most important festival of the Muslim. They celebrate the Eid festival end of the month Ramadan. The Ramadan is the holy month of fasting. On the day of this festival, they do not fast as it is not allowed. They celebrate with great pomp and show, zeal and gusto.
Celebration of the Eid
Eid is the great festival, which is celebrated all over the world. The Muslims observes the fast in full month of Ramadan and end of the Ramadan month the moon is sighted, then Eid is celebrated. They end their fast (Roza) after the view of the moon. In this way, the Muslims break their month fast.
On the next day, It celebrated with much happiness and joyful. Every year it comes off on the first day of the month of Shawwal. It is a day of gaiety, festivity, and feasting.
On the Eid day, the Muslim people gets up early in the morning. They take a bath wear their best dresses. They decorate the houses with proper preparations. After all that, they thank Allah, visit mosques and offer prayers by as ‘Namaz.’
They embrace one another and exchange greetings. Every Muslims says with each other as a greeting by their lips “Eid Mubarak.”
Sweets distributed, gifts were given and delicious dishes prepared at home. Friends and relatives invited to feasts. Soft noodles are the most popular dish cooked on this day. At some places, Eid fairs also held. One and all exchange Eid greetings. Children buy toys and sweets.
Each community celebrates the Eid
In Indian community, in all over the world, people celebrates the eid with the great brotherhood, and everyone joins on the day of celebration. The exchanges the sweets and greeting and shared with each other. Whatever they are, Hindu, Sikh, and Christians welcome their Muslim brothers.
The celebration of this festival promotes the national integration and the feeling of brotherhood. People enjoy so much on this day, and it also becomes double, when they shared. Eid brings the real message of friendship for all of us.
Importance of Eid
- It is vital to get the great soul of mind due to the believing in the fasting of Ramadan month. It purifies the heart in every year.
- It is perfect for the people, who believe in the fasting of Ramadan month and after fasting, they do the prayers of their god to save them from going to hell and opens the door of heaven.
- They may lead the pure and holy life during the month of Ramadan.
- They observe fast during the Ramadan month, pray the Namaz five times a day, read the Koran, feed the hungry and give alms to the poor.
- It becomes the real charity and greatest virtue during the month of Ramadan.
- The sight of the new moon of Eid is considered very pious and holy by the Muslims. It is a signal for the celebration of a festival the very next day.
It is the festival of love and goodwill. It gives a great message to love all and don’t hate anyone. It teaches us to embrace all men as brothers. Many of the separate lovers hope that they will meet with each other on today. It is the perfect day for say the goodbye to all hatred, jealousy, and enmity and bring in an era of love, sympathy, and brotherhood.