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Eid Al-Fitr

Eid al-Fitr is a worldwide religious holiday that marks the end of Ramadan. Here is a link to the full article written by Wardah Abbas: How Do Muslims Celebrate Eid? The Beauty of Eid Explained.
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  1. festival
    a day or period of time set aside for celebration
    The word “Eid” means festival or feast.
  2. feast
    a meal that is elaborate and well prepared
    The word “Eid” means festival or feast.
  3. fast
    abstain from foods, as for religious or medical reasons
    The first is called “Eid Al-Fitr” which means “the fast-breaking Festival” celebrated after fasting the entire month of Ramadan.
  4. hajj
    a pilgrimage to Mecca that is a religious duty for Muslims
    The second, known as “Eid-ul-Adha,” means “the festival of sacrifice” and is celebrated immediately upon the completion of Hajj, the annual pilgrimage to Mecca.
  5. pilgrimage
    a journey to a sacred place
    The second, known as “Eid-ul-Adha,” means “the festival of sacrifice” and is celebrated immediately upon the completion of Hajj, the annual pilgrimage to Mecca.
  6. celebration
    a joyful occasion for festivities to mark some happy event
    For every Muslim, Eid is a time of celebration, laughter, togetherness, abundance and sharing.
  7. abundance
    the property of a more than adequate quantity or supply
    For every Muslim, Eid is a time of celebration, laughter, togetherness, abundance and sharing.
  8. purify
    make free from sin or guilt
    During Ramadan, Muslims fast to purify themselves and get closer to God.
  9. spirituality
    concern with matters of the soul
    Ramadan is like a retreat; a time to step aside all our worldly worries and focus on spirituality and improve our connections with the One who gave us life and all the blessings that we have.
  10. observance
    a formal event performed on a special occasion
    Muslims begin Eid with the observance of the Eid congregational prayer, sometimes in the mosque but usually in an outdoor location.
  11. mosque
    a Muslim place of worship that usually has a minaret
    Muslims begin Eid with the observance of the Eid congregational prayer, sometimes in the mosque but usually in an outdoor location.
  12. kinship
    relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption
    Some even travel to their hometowns or home countries to celebrate with their extended families and rekindle the bond of kinship.
  13. tradition
    a specific practice of long standing
    There is a rich tradition of gift exchange during Eid.
  14. customary
    in accordance with convention
    In Africa for example, it is customary to gift new clothes and shoes to children.
  15. community
    a group of people living in a particular local area
    Eid is meant to celebrate the completion of a spiritual duty, as well as a time to bond and exchange hugs, kisses, and laughter with family, friends and the community.
Created on April 26, 2022 (updated May 2, 2022)

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