Eid alfitr and ways to celebrate it is what we will talk about. Eid is the first holiday that Muslims observe on the first day of Shawwal, followed by Eid al-Adha in the month of Dhu al-Hijjah. it comes after fasting the month of Ramadan, the first day Muslims break their fast after fasting the previous month, the whole day, the day, and the whole breaking of the fast. It is forbidden to fast on the first day of Eid al-Fitr, and the feast lasts for three days.

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Caliph Omar Ibn Al-Khattab established it. It made the migration of the Messenger, may God’s prayers and peace be upon him, from Mecca to Medina on Rabi’ Al-Awwal 12 (September 24 A.D. 622 AD) as a reference for the first year in it, and this is the reason for calling it the Hijri calendar.

The importance of Eid alFitr is one of the favorite things Muslims do every year, as Muslims wait for Eid every year to celebrate and meet.

  • It is a slogan for Muslims to complete the obligatory of fasting: it is general obedience, a pillar of Islam, and worship, a pillar of Islam, and worship of prayer, in addition to Muslims doing other good deeds in the month of Ramadan, such as standing, reading the Qur’an, charity, and other works of righteousness and goodness. The Eid is for them, thank God Almighty,
  • It comes on the first day of the month of Shawwal, and it will be a means for a Muslim to express his thanks to his Lord for the goodness, charity, reward, and spirituality he received in the holy month of Ramadan. It is also enacted on Eid to beautify, perfume, wear beautiful clothes, and expand on parents, away from bragging and reprehensible exaggeration.
  • Muslims performed Eid prayers and Zakat al-Fitr: In performing Eid prayers, it strengthens the link between the enslaved person and his Lord.

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Eid manifestations

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  • which is a source of joy and pleasure, and it is enacted to leave men and women, adults and children, because of the acquaintance and dialogue between Muslims,
  • as well as to achieve religious and worldly interests, in addition to paying zakat al-Fitr imposed by God Almighty on them,
  • because of the cleansing the fasting person from language, which is feeding the poor, and enriching him from the question on the day of Eid.
  • Replace Muslims from the customs of ignorance and their holidays: on Eid alfitr, Muslims were enriched with halal from haram, widespread in ignorance.
  • God has made Eid and its prayers related to worship and obedience, not for memory or incident renewed on the same day of each year.
  • Renewing Eid for joy and pleasure in the hearts of Muslims: in Eid, it continues the prayers and ties between Muslims, and the meanings of brotherhood and love appear in Eid, and it paints the humanity of Islam and its building.
  • One of the rituals of Islam in Eid is to show joy and pleasure.

Ways to celebrate Eid

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many Muslims are looking for different ways to celebrate Eid, where God has prescribed a lot of things that you can share with your family and friends to celebrate Eid. We will mention the most important of these methods:

  • Eating and drinking on the day of Eid: God Almighty forbade fasting on the day of Eid and urged the start of Eid by eating and drinking
  • because Eid is a day of expansion, joy, and eating the most halal food.
  • Washing: washing and kindness are the Sunnahs of Eid, and many prophetic hadiths have urged Muslims to perform this good year since the morning of Eid and before tomorrow to the mosque and pray.
  • Takbeer on the day of Eid: it is one of the great years on the day of Eid because of its joy of the word of God
  • and the glare of the tongue with praise and sanctification to God, and takbeer in Eid al-Fitr from the time of going out to prayer until the beginning of the Eid sermon.
  • As for takbeer on Eid al-Adha, it is from the morning of Arafa to the afternoon of the days of Tasrq.
  • Congratulations: It is one of the manifestations of celebrating Eid.
  • A Muslim should congratulate his Muslim brother on the arrival of Eid, saying, “Recept God from us and you,” as did the Companions of the Messenger of Allah (may Allah’s peace and blessings be upon him) if they met each other on the day of Eid.

Eid is the unification of the Islamic nation

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  • Prayer of Eid: One of the most important ways to celebrate Eid is to perform Eid prayer, which is a sure year for the Prophet, peace be upon him,
  • which is desirable for everyone to perform, old, small, man and woman.
  • After finishing the prayer, people choose between sitting and listening to the sermon or leaving the mosque before the end of the address and celebrating Eid.
  • Preparing sweets: Muslim families are keen to make sweets such as dates and cakes before Eid
  • so that they are ready for visitors and arrivals to congratulate Eid on the first day.
  • Wear new clothes: in the early hours of Eid, children wear their new clothes and rush to the streets, parks, and amusement parks to play and entertain until the absence of the sun on Eid.

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In this article, we talked about Eid alfitr, which is the first Muslim holiday, where this day comes after the month of Ramadan because Muslims celebrate the completion of the fasting of the holy month of Ramadan,

On this Eid, Muslims work to do various things that indicate the celebration of these blessed days, such as visiting family and friends and exchanging gifts and Eidiyas between adults and children to enter pleasure in the soul.

So we have to celebrate Eid in the ways we love and want, as long as these ways will not anger God Almighty.