EID Celebration in The Muslim World
Muslims across the world celebrated Eid al-Fitr, ”the festival of the breaking of the fast,” which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
Muslims believe that Ramadan teaches them self-discipline, self-control, sacrifice, and empathy for the less fortunate. It also encourages generosity and compulsory charity. Muslims believe that fasting (no food or liquids from sunrise to sunset) helps instill compassion for the less fortunate.
Like the beginning of Ramadan, Eid al-Fitr takes place with the first sighting of the new moon.
Eid al-Fitr is also known as the ‘festival of breaking fast’. It is believed that Prophet Muhammad(SW:) got the first revelation of the Holy Quran during the holy month of Ramadan. According to Islamic belief, it began after Jang-e-badr, in which Muslims triumphed under the leadership of Prophet Muhammad(SW:)
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