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What is Eid Mubarak?
Eid Mubarak is a traditional Muslim greeting on the festivals of Eid ul-Adha and Eid ul-Fitr.
Eid means “Feast/Festival” and refers to the occasion. Mubarak means “Blessed”. It means blessed celebration. Muslims wish each other Eid Mubarak after performing the Eid prayer.
It is customary to reply to “Khair Mubarak”. This wishes goodwill on the person who greeted.
What is Eid? Why we celebrate?
The word Eid means ‘festival’, ‘celebration’, ‘feast day’. The word “Eid” appears once in Al-Ma’ida, the fifth sura of the Quran.
It states the meaning “solemn festival”. There are two major Eids in the Islamic calendar per year. Eid al-Fitr & Eid al-Adha are two significant occasions of the Islamic calendar.
On the occasion of Eid some rituals followed by Muslims. On the occasion of two Eids which include Eid prayer, giving charity. Rituals like sacrificing an animal during Eid al-Adha.
Sharing meals with friends and families & exchanging gifts gives happiness on Eid. Finally, Muslims greet each other with lots of love and the phrase ‘Eid Mubarak’.
Important Festivals of Muslim
Ramadan is the holiest month for Muslims. It is the 9th month of the Islamic calendar. Ramadan observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting & prayer.
All healthy adults in Muslims will fast from sunrise to sunset. Muslims who are ill, elderly, pregnant, breastfeeding, diabetic or menstruating exempted to fast.
During fasting, they perform other acts of worship. Such as prayers, reading the Quran and charity also encouraged during the holy month.
During the holy month, Muslims wake up early to eat a pre-dawn meal called suhoor. They break their fast with a meal referred to as iftar.
Fasting is one of the five pillars of Islam. So Muslims fast as an act of worship. It is a chance to get closer to God. It is a way to become more compassionate to those in need. Fasting is also seen as a way to learn patience and break bad habits.
Eid al-Fitr also called “Festival of Breaking the Fast”. It is a religious festival celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of Ramadan.
This religious Eid is the first day of the month of Shawwal. Shawwal is the tenth month on the lunar Islamic calendar. During which Muslims are not permitted to fast. The day of the Eid falls on the first day of the month of Shawwal.
Eid al-Adha also called the “Festival of the Sacrifice”. It honors the willingness of Ibrahim (Prophet & messenger of God in Islam).
The prophet sacrifices his son as an act of obedience to God’s command. But before Ibrahim could sacrifice his son, God provided a goat to sacrifice instead.
In commemoration of this intervention an animal sacrificed & divided into three parts. One share given to the poor and needy, another kept for home and the third for relatives.
How we celebrate Eid?
During Eid, Muslims expected to dress in their finest clothes to perform Eid prayers. Eid prayer performed in open areas like fields, community centers, etc or at mosques. After the prayers and sermon, Muslims embrace & exchange greetings with one another.
Many Muslims take this opportunity to invite their non-Muslim friends, neighbors, co-workers & classmates. Muslims invite them to take part in Eid celebration to better acquaint them about Islam & Muslim culture.