Eid AlFitr and Eid AlAdha. By Rawan AlFadhel and Dana AlAmiri.
Eid-ul-Fitr During the month of Ramadan, Muslims observe a strict fast and participate in pious activities such as charitable giving and peace-making. End of Ramadan, Muslims throughout the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr Eid al-Fitr falls on the first day of Shawwal, the month which follows Ramadan in the Islamic calendar.
Eid-ul-Fitr On the day of Eid, Muslims gather early in the morning in outdoor locations or mosques to perform the Eid prayer. After the Eid prayer, Muslims usually scatter to visit various family and friends Giving gifts especially to children, and make phone calls to distant relatives to give well-wishes for the holiday. These activities traditionally continue for three days. In most Muslim countries, the entire 3-day period is an official government/school holiday.
Eid-ul-Adha Eid- Ul- Adha is one of the special festivals of Muslim. Eid- Ul –Adha is also known as Bakr- Eid and festival of sacrifice. On this festival Muslims sacrifice their domestic animals like goat (Bakr- Eid), sheep, cow, camel etc. This sacrifice made by Muslims is a symbol of sacrifice made by prophet Abraham. Eid- Ul –Adha celebrations start after the Hajj. The first day of Eid- Ul –Adha is celebrated on the tenth day of Duhl -Hijja, that is the last month of the Islamic year.
Eid-ul-Adha Muslims celebrate the festival of Eid- Ul –Adha with lot of enthusiasm, enjoying each and every moment. On this day Muslims dress themselves in new clothes. Early in the morning prayers are recited by them to remember God The day beings with the breakfast of Sheer Korma.