Eid-Al-Fitr Explained

On the day of celebration of Eid Al Fitr.  ObserveNow brings to you facts about Eid-A-Fitr. All its history and significance below: 


1- Ramadan has ended and today is the day of celebration of Eid Al Fitr. 

2- This festival marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan and the first day of Shawwal as per the Islamic Calander. 

3- It is celebrated to thank Allah to give strength to all Muslims during the fasting period in Ramadan

4- Eid Al Fitr is celebrated for 1-3 days and specific prayers take place in specific ways and at a special place. 

5- Before the prayer all Muslims have to ensure that they have paid their Fitr (Charity). 

6- The Eid Al Fitr salah (prayer) is done early morning after the Fjar prayer. 

7- Muslims recite something called Takbeerat while they head out for Eid prayers.

8- There is no Azan for this prayer. Muslims must raise their hands and say Allah-Hu-Akbar 12 times before they begin to pray. This is called Takbeer

9- At the end of prayer Imam delivers an address (Khutbah) the important issues.

10- Then everyone hugs each other and says Eid Mubarak. 

11- ObserveNow wishes all its viewers and readers Eid Mubarak.  






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Taniya Tikoo

Editor-in-Chief & Co-Founder at ObserveNow. A Mountain girl using the power of words to change the world.

I dream to wake up to a world where I see a thriving Kashmir, a free Palestine and a Free Tibet 

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