eid al fitr 2017

The literal meaning of Eid is the festive celebration of breaking fast. It is actually a holy festival celebrated to cherish the spirit of Ramzan. This event is a congregation held for the very first three days of Shaban. eid al fitr 2017

Shabaan is the tenth month in the Muslim calendar that comes soon after Ramzan. The Muslim Hijri calendar centers around the movement of the moon. So in the sight of the very first moon after Ramzan is the starting of Eid 2017. By the end of per month of fasting in pursuit of religious devotion, Eid-al-Fitr comes as a treat. Muslims do not fast on Eid.

Why we celebrate Eid-al-Fitr?

Ramadan is the holy month related to purification of soul and getting as close to the Lord as possible. During this time period, Muslims pray to Allah and read chapters from the Holy Quran to increase their knowledge and faith in the Creator of Mankind. From sunrise to sunset, Muslims do not eat or drink any food items. The time of fasting refrains us from consuming any foods, foul language, sexual intimacy and evil deeds.  

Muslims read Quran regularly daily and complete it on the last day of Ramadan. This whole journey of prayer and knowledge resembles a little boot camp in that your Muslims seek training each year. Working out with high rigor and zeal acts as a shield to guard them from committing any sins. Fasting makes us feel sympathetic towards those without many resources to enjoy the luxuries of life.

We reach feel their hunger and thirst, and the beautiful spirit of empathy grows just like a seed in our hearts. By fasting, we be more sympathetic to those who find themselves less fortunate. It brings us closer to the family and community by breaking the fast together and offering Taraweeh respectively. When so much effort enters achieving the blessings of Allah and gaining his forgiveness, then the celebration becomes a necessity thing.  

Eid-al-Fitr comes as a commemoration by the end of this period to talk about happiness and rejoice with the community. It is a merriment of three days for the newly built spiritual connection and cleansing.

Just how to celebrate Eid-al-Fitr?

Eid-al-Fitr celebrations begin from the sight of the new moon of Shawaal. The evening (Chaand Raat) symbolizes the start of the Eid. Women buy pieces of jewelry and bangles on this eve. They adorn their hands with distinct patterns of Henna. From the evening, food preparations for the Eid day begin. eid al fitr 2017  

Various sweets and dishes brighten the Eid day. Eid is a congregation of the complete friends and family. People in different stations reach their property on this joyous occasion to talk about the moments of happiness. On your day of Eid, first, Muslims awaken and provide pre-dawn prayer Fajr.