Ramzan Id | Eid-ul-Fitar In India

Ramzan Id | Eid-ul-Fitar In India

The Muslim holy month Ramadan starts on Thursday, 23rd April with the sighting of the new moon and will continue for 30 days until the last week of May. (The Actual Date Varies With The Cycle Of Moon, Every Year).

Eid in 2020 will be celebrated on 25th May, Monday.

A scared and Holy month of Ramadan is very important for Muslims all over the world, they keep fast for the entire month which ends with Eid-ul-Fitr including grand celebration and Iftar parties, it is a Muslim version of Christmas.

The fasting for Ramadan starts from sunrise to sunset they abstain from eating any food, drinking any liquids, smoking, and engaging in any sexual activities from sunrise to sunset.

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Muslims wake up before sunrise and eat the first meal of the day called Sehri which is the last meal until sunset. They eat a lot of high protein foods and drinks as much water as possible so they remain energized throughout the day.

At dawn, they perform morning prayers and would attend their normal work routine during these days even while fasting. In the evening they have light meals before prayers and call it as iftar than after performing evening prayers they have a large meal.

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Muslims increase their prayers, charity during Ramadan and practice self-discipline. It is believed that “When Ramadan arrives, the gates of Paradise are opened and the gates of hell are locked up and devils are put in chains.”

The end of Ramadan is Eid ul-Fitr also called Meethi EidFestival of breaking of the fast“. this festival is celebrated as the conclusion of the 30 days of fasting. After the 29-30 days of dawn to sunset fasting period, Eid-U-Fitr falls on the first day of Shawwal, the month that follows Ramadan. On this day Muslims attend communal prayers and it is a big joyous occasion.

Eid ul-Fitr – Festival of breaking of the fast

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