Eid Ul Fitr is Muslim festival which are celebrate two times in a year.Festivals are part of the culture of every nation and have huge importance in their lives. All the nations celebrate these festivals with great joy and happiness. They not only celebrate but transform their importance and values to their next generation.
The Muslim community has many such festivals but Eid-Ul-Fitr and Eid-Ul-Azha are the leading two festivals among them. In the Reality, we’ll Know the value and importance of Eid-Ul-Fitr.
Eid-ul-Fitr is a great religious festival celebrated by the Muslims all over the world, end of the Holy Month Ramazan. Throughout the Holy month of Ramadan, Muslim community keep fasting, the festival of Eid is given as a reward from the God. It is one of the supreme rewards of Almighty Allah that Muslims could take pleasure in.
Eid Ul Fitr: A Gift from Almighty Allah
The gala of Eid-ul-Fitr isn’t such a festival which Muslims have engineered, or formed on their own, neither is it distinguished in remembrance or of any particular event or personality.
This is a special reward from the Almighty Allah, which is clearly described in a Hadith, mentioned in Sunan Abu Dawood narrated by Hazrat Anas (RA) as following:
“Holy Prophet came to Madinah, the people had two days in which they used to entertain and amuse themselves. He asked: “What are these two days?” They said: “We used to amuse ourselves and take pleasure in these two days during the Days of Ignorance. The Messenger of Allah said, “Allah has substituted for you something better than these two; the Eid Ul Adha and the Eid Ul Fitr .”
Preparation of Eid-Ul-Fitr
Preparation of Eid-ul-Fitr starts almost 15 days before from the day of Eid. The Muslims make numerous preparations for this special day. Men, women and children go to markets and purchases new clothes and shoes. During these 10-15 days, markets are flooded with people buying gifts and special articles for Eid.
One day before Eid, peoples decorate their homes with bunting and balloons whereas providing their residences a new glance. Families make the planning for next three days of Eid ul Fitr. What to do on the first day of Eid? On the 2nd day of Eid visitation planned to relatives and on the 3rd day of Eid planning for touring the historical places.
Eid-Ul-Fitr: A Great Opportunity for Social Interaction
To join their beloved families, relatives, and friends, Muslims from different parts of the world travel to their homelands to rejoice this holy festival with their family and friends.
In the early morning of Eid day, children and men get ready by wearing clothes and shoes, using perfumes and move towards mosques for praying the Eid Prayer.
On Eid day the children look extremely blissful. Their faces twinkle with naive, enjoyment when they dress in shining new clothes and shoes. After prayer, people get together and swap over high spiritual wishes / ‘Eid Mubarak’. After this get-together, they go back to their residences to take pleasure in themselves by enjoying sweet noodles and various additional yummy things.
From this aspect, Eid-ul-Fitr has great social magnitude as it provides an opportunity for the social gathering to Muslim community once a year. Thus this festival is the great event for those people who do not meet up each other through year or years.
Eid Ul Fitr Date 2018
This year Eid Celebration started on 14th June and end of 15 June 2018.
On the day of Eid Ul Fitr, many events are organized at the local level to entertain the children and provide a get-together chance for the people of a local area.
A large number of people visit these places, in the company of their families. They enjoy countless fun and enjoyment all over the place.
During the Eid days, historical places, natural places, parks, and gardens are full of people and children. However, some youngsters also move towards the cinema houses, as cinema houses announce special shows for all the three days of Eid.
Eid-Ul-Fitr: An Event to Establish of Society of Love, Admiration and Mutual Co-operation
Furthermore, on the day of Eid-Ul-Fitr Muslims community shares and exchanges gifts with each other across the world. This sharing and swapping over of gifts signify and symbolize the exchanging of love and happiness with each other, which eventually go ahead to superior peaceful and mutual cooperative society where there is love and admiration for each and everyone exists.
Ramzan Id/Eid-ul-Fitr in India
In India Much Muslim community celebrate this holy festival of eid.
On this beautiful spiritual and God gifted day, keeping all the sorrows and apprehensions on one side, Muslims welcome/greet/ congratulate each other with love and pleasure. On this special day, they pardon each and every one for the entire previous mistakes.
They invite each other on their houses, get together, serve delicious foods and give their relation an unsullied and fresh start, based on adore, respect, reverence, love, admiration and brotherhood without any concealed or hidden objects/reasons.
Eid Ul Fitr Images
Another important aspect which I forget to mention above is about children. On the special occasions of Eid, children visit the homes of their relatives soon after Eid prayer. They say greetings to them and get money from all the relatives. After collecting this amount, children move towards markets and enjoy their favorite dishes.
Eid al-Fitr in the United Kingdom
Eid-Ul-Fitr is a great event in the Muslim culture which provides the best way to increase the social interaction among the communities. Many people who live in the United Kingdom also celebrate Eid. It is best opportunity to establish a peaceful society where love, respect, mutual cooperation and admiration for each and every one should exist.
Like Eid Ul Fitr, all the other nations/religions have their own such spiritual and cultural festivals. Taking the benefits of these festivals, we should forgive each other for all previous mistakes, and come forward to establish a global world.