Festival Eid Al-Fitr Educational Guides

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Festival Eid Al-Fitr Educational Guides
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Eid Al-Fitr is a three-day Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan at … Eid al-Fitr means the Celebration of Breaking the Fast and Recurring …

Festival Eid Al-Fitr

the new moon. Ramadan is celebrated during the ninth month of the Muslim calendar.

Eid Al-Fitr is a three-day Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan at

It is during this month that Muslims observe the Fast of Ramadan. The holiday lasts for the entire month and Muslims fast during the daylight hours only eating small meals after sundown. In the evenings they also visit with friends and family. It is also a time of worship and contemplation. The month of Ramadan is also a time when it is believed that the Holy Quran, the Muslims holy text, was sent down from heaven. One day Muhammad was sitting alone in the wilderness near Mecca. Suddenly, the Angel Gabriel appeared to him. The Angel commanded Muhammad to read. Muhammad responded that he could not read. The Angel Gabriel then taught Muhammad verses from the Quran, which Muhammad memorized. Eid al-Fitr means the Celebration of Breaking the Fast and Recurring

Happiness. When the new moon appears people know to end Ramadan and to begin

Eid Al-Fitr. With the development of technology, scientists are now able to predict when the new moon will appear; still many people rely on watching for the new moon to officially begin Eid Al-Fitr. Eid Al-Fitr follows the Islamic Calendar. People watch for three new moons; this means that Eid Al-Fitr may begin on different days in different countries. Eid Al-Fitr is a time to celebrate all the good things in life and give thanks for all

blessings. An important part of Eid Al-Fitr is performing acts of charity. During this



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