Eid-al-Fitr 2017 Eid Mubarak

25 June, 2017, 02:08 | Author: Lorena Waters
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Scholars will start watching today for the new moon to appear to mark the end of the month-long Islamic fasting season.

General secretary Saiyad Hussain in a release said - "If the new moon is sighted EID-UL-FITR will Insha-Allah be celebrated on Monday 26th June, 2017, otherwise on Tuesday 27th June, 2017".

How should you greet Muslims on Eid al-Fitr?

'O Mon Ramzan-er Oi Rozar Sheshey Elo Khushir Eid', the impressive song of National Poet Kazi Najrul Islam, is completing 85 years on the day of this Eid-ul-Fitr.

President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed dispatched congratulatory cables to the leaders of Muslim countries on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr.

Bahrain's moon-sighting panel too held a meeting this evening (June 24) at the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (SCIA) headquarters to receive testimonies confirming the advent of Eid Al-Fitr. The end of the holy month of Ramadan will be either June 25 or 26, depending on when the new moon is seen.

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The dates can be adjusted slightly nearer the time due to lunar sightings and changes each year.

Muslims embrace each other after the prayers, congratulating of Eid. If not, Eid al-Fitr will be celebrated on Monday.Many countries like Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, Syria, Iraq, Egypt and others are celebrating Eid al-Fitr on Sunday.

Just like the start of the month of Ramadan, the end is also dependent on the moon.

In some countries, including Peru, Ecuador, and islands in the Pacific Ocean, the crescent moon will be visible with naked eye.

Eid is a three-day celebration which marks the end of the month of fasting for Muslims. Muslims are very much joyful to celebrate Ramadan 2017, but everyone is in a dilemma When is Eid 2017? With our industries booming and quality of life slowly becoming better and better, we should wholeheartedly accept the spirit of generosity, not limited to the day of Eid. "We know it is a time to show love and goodwill towards one another, thus we are here to celebrate with you in the new season of love and brotherliness", Miss Amarquaye added. On this day, Muslims gather together at the mosque to ask for blessings, before spending the day with family or friends and wishing one another with the customary "Eid Mubarak", or "Blessed Eid".


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