Eid al-Fitr: What you need to know

Elias Hubbard
June 27, 2017

According to the Holy Quran, a month of fasting from dawn to dusk and total abstinence from worldly pleasures purifies the body and soul. It is for us and no one else to determine, " he said.

"The holy month of Ramzan was celebrated with devotion".

Last week, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) issued a statement urging mosques and other event organizers to step up security measures at Eid celebrations this weekend.

The celebration is open to Muslims and non-Muslims.

The Prophet Mohammad (pbuh) said, "angels on the day of Eid stand at the alleys and paths and say, 'rush to the Generous Lord who gives great blessings and forgives great sins".

Practising Muslims prefer to spend the month in reflection and prayer, so be mindful not to have any social expectations of them.

Is Donald Trump trying to woo U.S. Muslims with Eid Mubarak greetings? One message that the Muslim community has for their neighbors is that they are the 99 per cent who want to live peacefully and happily with their community.

Many Islamic believers will be gathered at the mosques around Fiji to offer their special prayers and later celebrate with family and friends over a good meal at home.

It was also a day for offering food, clothing and alms to the poor as per the teachings and traditions of Islam.

This was the first Eid for her fiance, Taylor Corbett, 28.

President Pranab Mukherjee also greeted the nation on the eve of Eid yesterday as he expressed hope that the festival will strengthen the people's "unflinching" faith in unity and common destiny.

On this auspicious occasion, let us hold on to the virtues we have cultivated in this holy month of worship and sacrifice. The day of Eid-ul-Fitr is when Allah is awarding us for our achievements.

Azerbaijan's Cabinet of Ministers, in accordance with the decision (dated 25 November 2016) on Novruz, Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha holidays, declared June 26 and 27 as non-working days throughout the country on Eid al-Fitr.

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