Facts About Eid Ul Fitr

In total there are two festivals In Islam in a year Eid Ul Fitr and Eid Ul Adha. Eid Ul Fitr is celebrated at end of holy month of Ramadan. It is also known as small Eid. other Eid Is Eid Ul Adha which is celebrated on 10th of Dhu al-Hijjah after Hajj. This Eid is also known as Big Eid.

This year's Eid Ul Fitr is just a week away from us now and expected to be celebrated on 28th or 29th of July 2014. So I planned to share some facts about this Eid.

So Here we go:

1 Eid Ul Fitr is celebrated at the end of holy month of Ramadan on 1st Shawwal.

2 It is celebrated after sighting the moon of Shawwal.

3 Its not allowed to keep fast on day of Eid.

4 Its Sunnah to take bath and wear new dress on this day. If its not possible to wear new dress then you can wear old.

5 On the morning of this day a special Eid prayer is offered in open grounds by Muslims.

6 Before Eid prayer its necessary for every rich Muslim to give Fitra (money) to needy people.

7 It is celebrated once in a year.

8  Kids receives (Eidi) money from elders on this day. however there is no concept of Eidi In Islam.

9 People hugs each other three times while saying Eid Greetings.

10 delicious dishes are made in every home on this day. people also send sweet dishes to neighbors in the morning.

I hope you enjoyed reading these facts about Eid. I would like to say Eid Mubarak to all the Muslims in advance.
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