Muslims around the world will celebrate the three-day Eid al-Fitr festival this week.

It is expected to start on July 6 in most parts of the world but is subject to the sighting of the moon on July 4.

What is Eid al-Fitr? 

Eid al-Fitr means “festival of breaking the fast” and marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.

Traditionally, it is celebrated for three days and is an official holiday in all Muslim-majority countries.

When does Eid al-Fitr begin? 

It begins with the first sighting of the new moon. The starting day varies every year and from country to country depending on geographical location

What are the common Eid greetings?

The most popular greeting is Eid Mubarak (Blessed Eid) or Eid Said (Happy Eid) but the greetings vary from country to country.

How do people celebrate?

Eid traditionally start with prayers. People then visit relatives and sometimes graveyards.

Many people wear traditional clothes, give gifts to children, and donate money to charity.

In some countries, the holiday is known as Sweet Eid for its variety of sweets.

chand raat mubarak


Have a very blessed and happy Eid. Forgive others and spread peace.

With love and prayers your friend Aki!


 


25 Comments

Sanjay M Bhaskar · July 5, 2016 at 10:31 pm

Eid Mubarak😊

Aki · July 5, 2016 at 10:48 pm

Thank you. Greetings to you too:)

Springstart@life : Kamakhya · July 5, 2016 at 10:52 pm

Eid MubaROCK! Nice one Aki

Aki · July 5, 2016 at 10:53 pm

Thank you so much.. greetings and prayers for you:)

SumitOfficial · July 5, 2016 at 11:27 pm

Eid Mubarak ho Aki 😃😃😘
May Allah bless you and your family with love. 😊😊😘

Aki · July 5, 2016 at 11:31 pm

Thank you so much.. greetings and prayers for you too! Stay blessed:)

Sanjay M Bhaskar · July 5, 2016 at 11:38 pm

You are welcome..😊

Aki · July 5, 2016 at 11:42 pm

🙂

taliajabeen · July 5, 2016 at 11:52 pm

In india too? Eid is tomorrow u sure?

flyingcolours603 · July 5, 2016 at 11:54 pm

eid mubarak

Aki · July 5, 2016 at 11:59 pm

Eid Mubarak:)

Aki · July 6, 2016 at 12:00 am

Hey! I’m not sure about India.. 🙂

Aki · July 6, 2016 at 12:05 am

Eid will be on 7 July in Bangladesh and India.. (according to news)

Yasmine · July 6, 2016 at 12:40 am

Eid Mubarak ! 😊

A.K. Maleeke · July 6, 2016 at 8:26 am

Eid Mubarak!

Aki · July 6, 2016 at 9:12 am

Eid Mubarak A.K. have a blessed eid…!

Aki · July 6, 2016 at 9:13 am

Eid Mubarak Yasmine! have a blessed eid…!

Aanchal · July 6, 2016 at 10:46 am

Eid Mubarak Aki! Wish you and your family with lots of love and success 🙂 <3

shreyans · July 6, 2016 at 10:55 pm

Eid Mubarak Aki…wishing you and your family a very happy Eid..
Shreyans

Yasmine · July 7, 2016 at 1:07 am

Thank you ! 😊💞

Aki · July 7, 2016 at 9:03 am

Thank you so much. A very happy and blessed eid greetings to you and your family.

Aki · July 7, 2016 at 9:06 am

Thank you so much. Happy eid to you and your family. With love and prayers. Aki

Aanchal · July 7, 2016 at 10:19 am

🙂

Cezane & Michelle · July 7, 2016 at 1:09 pm

Thank you!
Eid Mubarak. – Cezane

flyingcolours603 · July 10, 2016 at 7:55 pm

🙂

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