Why do we celebrate Eid-ul-fitr?
During this day, there is a belief that God summoned the Muslims in the Quran to finish their fast on the last day of Ramadan and later on recite praises of God all across the period of Eid.
Eid-ul-fitr is celebrated by the Muslim community on the first day of Shawwal that is the tenth month of the Islamic calendar. The festival takes place at the end of divine Ramadan month throughout world.
Muslims offer prayers and keep fast during the whole Ramadan month. Early in the morning Muslims wear new clothes. Men wear white clothes that disseminate peace. On their hands women apply henna and bangles. The markets are decorated and remain open for shopping. By hugging and saying Eid Mubarak meaning Happy Eid people greet each other.Category: Islam