The celebration of Eid al-Fitr falls after the holy month of Ramadan. As per the Islamic calendar, the festival of Eid al-Fitr falls on the day of Shawwal AI Mukarram, the first day of the 10th month of the Islamic calendar. Eid means 'celebration', and Fitr means 'breaking the fast.
The Eid al-Fitr festival starts when the moon of Ramzan sets and the new moon is visible. On this special occasion, the people organise a feast for their friends and relatives in their homes. Especially the Muslim community celebrate the festival of Eid. After 1 month of fasting, Eid is when Muslims do not fast and enjoy Eid.
Eid al-Fitr falls after the holy month of Ramadan
Muslim celebrate the religious festival of Eid every year.
It is a ritual to prepare sweet Vermicelli, known as Sitaiyan
Muslim celebrate the religious festival of Eid every year. The people have faith that the prophet Muhammad in Madina started this tradition. During Eid, people lift their spirits high and enjoy themselves a lot. The people start preparing for Eid a month in advance. People eagerly wait for Eid from the beginning of Ramadan. Women start preparing their bangles, accessories, and clothes in advance.
On the other hand, men dress up in their traditional pyjamas and kurta. The day of Eid is confirmed when the people see the moon, and then they say 'chand Mubarak' to everyone. To look beautiful on the occasion of Eid, the woman applies mehndi in their hands. Before Eid, during the holy month of Ramadan, all Muslim people fast, pray, give charity do other good works for the welfare of people.
On this day, it is a ritual to prepare sweet Vermicelli, known as Sitaiyan. Apart from it, dishes like biryani, korma, Kabab, rumali roti etc., have been prepared. Also, all the people are very excited about the ritual Eidi; in which the elders give gifts and sweets to the younger.
The greatest Islamic prophet Muhammad began Eid al-Fitr. According to some rituals, this festival begins in Medina after Muhammad migrates from Mecca. Anas, an annotated companion of the Islamic prophet, reported that when Muhammed reached Madina, He saw several people celebrating two distinguished days.At this, he remarks that Allah has prescribed two days of celebration: Eid-al-Adha and Eid al-Fitr.
On this day, the people did Islamic Prayer with a unique Salat, which includes two rakats; it usually happens in a huge hall or open ground. It could be done only in the congregation and has added six Takbirs.
Eid al-Fitr is very important in both aspects, religiously and socially. This celebratory festival is celebrated after the holy month of Ramadan with great fanfare by Muslims worldwide. On this day, after the war of Badr in 624, the prophet Muhammad celebrate this festival for the very first time. Since then, the celebration of the festival was started with great pomp by the followers of the Muslim religion.
Eid al-Fitr also contributes significantly to promoting brotherhood and social unity. The secular nature of Eid al-Fitr attracts people of all religions towards themselves. On this day, the Muslim community set up the feast in their homes.
The important thing about this feast is the special seviyan. On this auspicious day, the people who belong to the Muslim community invite people who belong to other religions for a feast on this occasion. This loving nature is the Eid festival's speciality, which helps boost brotherhood and love in society.