Its Eid today, Almost all of us are celebrating Eid al fitr 2016 with our families. But you may want to know more about Eid festival which adds to your knowledge about eid mubarak 2016 celebration. So we are here to tell you more about it.
Eid Mubarak 2016 is a festival of breaking of fast also known as carnival of breaking the fast . Eid is single day where muslims are not permitted to fast. Shawwal the first day of EID falls on first day of month,and then further variation depends upon the observation of new moon by local religious authorities. Muslims believe that there fast should continue till the last day of ramadan. Eid-al-fitr starts with fast breaking eid and ends with sugar feast.
Why Eid is celebrated?
Happy Eid mubarak was basically originated by Islamic Prophet Muhammad,some report says that these festivals were brought into Medina after migration of prophet.Many report also portrays story as after arrival of prophet in madinah,he observed people celebrating two specific days in which they would entertain themselves.On asking about the nature he got to know that these days were for fun .On this prophet commentated almighty has fixed two days for festivals.Like all festivals eid mubarak 2016 is also a ways to show respect and gratitude towards god.
Where Eid is Celebrated?
Eid Mubarak 2016 is celebrated by islamic population,which is the most in the world ,so you won’t be amazed to know that Eid is celebrated from middle eastern countries till southeast asian countries including central and south asia.
Eid in America, especially in New York, bringing Muslims from diverse cultural backgrounds and unite in an open and supportive atmosphere. This is also the time that Muslim Americans can remember their religious beliefs and cultural identity as a Muslim and American. Prayers and parties easily unite Muslims of different backgrounds and cultures. Some mosques and cultural centers have extended hours of prayer for migrants in big cities.
In South Asia, there is much to celebrate, but not always enough. So the party starts even a day before the actual Eid in Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Pakistan. Chand Raat, which means “Moon Night” is a day of great preparation, such as South Asia enjoy their last minute shopping for Eid al-market department stores and shopping malls. The girls wear colorful bangles and mehndi known yet to draw henna on her hands.
How Eid is celebrated?
Eid-Al-Fitr falls on first day of shawwal,the month which follows Ramadan in the islamic calendar.During the month of Ramadan intense spiritual activity can be observed by muslims.
Eid al Fitr is know an event of joy and much proportions of muslims indulge in charitable activities and seeking for blessings.
Each Muslim family is determine to donate something to poor, during last few days of Ramadan.Donation can be eatables or any commodity of use.This is known as Sadaqah al-fitr(charity of fast breaking).On the day of Eid muslims can be observed doing prayers and spiritual acts outside mosques.This consist of preaching.
After this muslims would scatter ,spreading positive feelings love and blessings and would make phone calls to relatives for wishing .These activities would continues for 3 days and a declared as public holiday.
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