Eid al-Fitr is celebrated by Muslims around the world. This holiday, which is also known as Eid al-Fitr is one of the most important in Islam. It marks the end of fasting month of Ramadan.
In fact, Eid al-Fitr is the holiday of breaking the fast. The tradition originates from the time of prophet Muhammad. Faithful Muslims in this day congratulate each other with the words “Eid Mubarak!”, which means “Blessed celebration!”. The day before and the day of the festival is going compulsory charity called zakat al-Fitr”. Funds raised go to benefit the community, the poor, travelers, food products or their cash equivalent.
In Eid al-Adha, Muslims perform a ritual prayer, wear the best clothes, cook traditional dishes, and then put on the table, go to visit relatives, neighbours and friends rejoice and be glad.
At this time it is also customary to give charity to the poor, give gifts and to ask each other for forgiveness.