Eid ul Fitr 2020 in India?
This year the prosperous day is on 24 May-25 May 2020. As we all know, it marks the end of Ramadan.
How is Eid ul Fitr celebrated?
Eid ul Fitr 2020 a festival in which the slaves of Allah(Muslim people) break the fast. It is also the last day of fasting; it is one of the holiest days for Muslims. Muslims all over the celebrate Eid ul Fitr. It marks the end of Ramadan. Eid ul Fitr has a particular SALAT(Islamic prayer)comprising two RAKATS(UNITS) and is generally offered in a large field or hall. At times people celebrate is it for more than one day. DUE to the amount and variety of sweets and dishes made on this day, it is also called SWEET EID.
Month of Shawwal
The month of Shawwal begins with a feast as it brings an end to the fasting of one month. However, you’ll be surprised to know that some Muslims do observe days of fasting during Shawwal. Which is after Eid, and they have a firm belief that if they fast for those six days. ( It in the eyes of Allah is equal to one year of fasting.)
Muslims believe that if they do a good deed, they will be rewarded ten times. In Islam, so they keep the fast for 30 days. Till Eid and for six more days during Shawwal to fulfill the fasting of the whole year.
Eid ul Fitr 2020 – Public holiday.
Eid ul Fitr is a worldwide holiday in all the Muslim countries because Muslims are the world’s 2nd largest population. Except for one country, the UK-United Kingdom its is not a public holiday in the UK, even though there was a campaign in 2014 requesting them to make it a federal holiday even in the UK.
How is Eid ul Fitr celebrated?
Muslims all over the subcontinent celebrate Eid by greeting each other, Eid Mubarak. We all know Muslims fasts during the month of Ramadan. It is the month which inculcates self-discipline, patience, and social responsibility. Fasting is not just about giving up eating and drinking; it’s about giving up everything wrong, unlawful, and everything which might hurt others. Ramadan is the month of special prayers and good deeds.
It is an annual training program towards becoming spiritual, and God-fearing Eid is the reward of the hard work. Eid is the celebration of achieving the purpose of Ramadan that is god fearing nature, discipline, and spirituality. It is time to cherish the blessings of almighty in the form of forgiveness. Eid is thus a festival to celebrate getting closer to almighty god. Eid is also a way of thanksgiving thanking almighty to have been allowed to inch closer to him. It is the biggest festival in the Muslim calendar.
The Muslim calendar is a lunar calendar that is based on the sighting of the moon. Therefore, confirmation of these is also subject to moon sighting that is the famous Eid Ka Chand. Celebrations on the day of Eid comprise of special customary prayers at a big round of the town. This is followed by people meeting friends and relatives. Greeting each other Eid Mubarak along with a usual hug, and yes there is sheer khurma special milk dessert with lots of dry fruits and Siwaiya fried in pure ghee. Eid brings big family reunions no wonder the celebrations continue for almost an entire week. People from all walks of life celebrate Eid with equal joy. Remember, Eid ul Fitr marks achieving the purpose of Ramadan; therefore, let’s keep the spirit of Ramadan alive even after Ramadan.
The reason for the celebration
Praising Almighty Allah and god can be done anytime during the year, but it is believed that when we can express our gratitude towards Allah. We have to be reminded to thank god for his, and we should never forget his innumerable blessings over us in our day to day life we forget to thank him for his blessings. So people of Allah take out time each year to thank him for life, help, the gift of life, air, food, etc.
Ramadan is about few things keeping a Roza every day, which consists of not even drinking water. Praying every day to Allah and thanking him for everything, doing good deeds, and helping other people.