Monday, August 20, 2012

Few facts about Eid Ul Fitr

★ Eid Mubarak ★

Few facts about Eid Ul Fitr

☾ Eid ul-fitr follows the blessed month of Ramadan and falls in the first 3 days in the month of Shawwal,the 10th month in the Islamic calendar.
☾ It is a day of celebration to mark the end of a whole month of fasting.
☾ It begins with the sighting of the new moon.
☾ Fasting is forbidden on this day.
☾ One must bathe and dress with clean or new clothes if possible.
☾ There is special Eid prayer that is performed in congregation,followed by a sermon.
☾ Prior to the start of the prayer,every muslim must pay zakatul-fitr-an alms for the month of Ramadan.This money goes to the local needy people so that they can make Eid purchases.
☾ Eid ul-fitr is one of two holidays in Islam, the other being Eid ul-adha which comes in the 12th month.
☾ Its a day of joy and everyone gives gifts to one another if they can.

Eid Mubarak Friends !!!

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