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RamadanEid-ul-Fitr Presentation - Ramadan - The Month of Fasting

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					In the Name of Allah the most Gracious, the most merciful…
Eid-GreeTINGS
Allah (SWT) says…
" It is HE who made the sun to be a shining glory and the
moon to be light (of beauty) ,and set out the phases for it; so
that you may know the numbers of year and counts (the time).
Allah did not create this expect in the truth and righteousness. He
explains His signs in detail, for people who have knowledge…” -
Quran 10:5
  About Ramadhan
 Ramadan is the ninth month of the            Islamic Months
  Islamic lunar calendar. It begins with   1. Muharram
  the sighting of the new moon.            2. Safar
                                           3. Rabi' al-awwal
                                           4. Rabi' al-akhir
 The end of Ramadan is marked by          5. Jumada al-wwal
  the sighting of the new moon, which      6. Jumada al-akhir
  is followed by a day of celebration      7. Rajab
  known as Eid-ul-Fitr or the ‘festival    8. Sha'aban
  of fast-breaking’.                       9. Ramadan
                                           10. Shawwal
                                           11. Dhu al-Qi'dah
                                           12. Dhu al-Hijjah
Families wake up early in the morning, put on their
best clothes and go to the mosque for the Eid sermon
and congregational prayers.

Before the festivities begin, every person,
adult and child, must have already contributed
towards Zakat-ul-Fitr (Charity). This is the
giving of a meal, or cash equivalent, to a needy
person to make sure that none are excluded
from this happy occasion.
Sweets & Desserts are one of the most important
 part of the day’s cuisine which differ from country
 to country and state to state.
            Houses are well decorated before the
            Eid-Celebrations and girls & women
            decorate their hands with Henna.


                The day is accompanied by celebration,
        socializing, festive meals and modest gift-giving or
                                     cash-giving to children.

				
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