In the Name of Allah the most Gracious, the most merciful…
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…” -
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
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.