Eid ul-Fitr Festival of India
Name of Festival : Eid ul-Fitr Festival
Major Territory of Celebration
It is celebrated by Muslims all over India
Significance of Festival
End of Ramadan or Breaking of the fast of the holy month of Ramadan
Eid ul-Fitr, Eid al-Fitr, or Id al-Fitr , often abbreviated to Eid, that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. Ramzan or Id -Ul-Fitr is a Musilm festival and celebrated at the end of the Ramadan, the ninth lunar month of the Islamic Calendar, the day following the appearance of the new moon.The holy month of Ramadan,is is very auspicious to the Muslims.
People believed that holy book of Muslims, the Quran, came into existence during this month.Muslims are commanded by God in the Qur’an to complete their fast on the last day of Ramadan
Meaning of Ramzan
Its mean ‘festival of breaking the fast’. Fitr word is derived from the word ‘fatar’ that mean ‘breaking’ or ‘fitrah’ meaning ‘alms’.In the month of Ramadan Muslims are ordained to observe fast for 30 days. It is starting with the sighting of the new moon and end it after seeing the new moon the next month. During the fast they donot take the one drop of water.They have their meal only at night
Celebration of Eid ul-Fitr or Ramzan Festival
On the morning of the day of festival , people break their fast by having diets or any other fruit and all the people dress well and gather in mosques to pray. After it they greetings to each other ‘Eid Mubarak’ .’Idi’ or presents of money are given to the youngsters by the family elders, conveying their blessings.
Recipes of Eid ul-Fitr : People prepared the Special delicacies like Seviyan and ‘Shir Korma’ a dish with milk.