Eid-ul Fitr is a celebration that marks the end of Ramadan by the Muslims. It is abbreviated as Eid, and it is used to mark the end of a 40-day fasting period where Muslims give to charity, share with the poor as well as give to the needy when they are observing Ramadan. The word Eid means festivity while Fi?r means breaking the fast.
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how do muslims celebrate eid ul fitr
Muslims celebrate Eid Ul-Fitr as a thanksgiving day marking the end of the fasting period. They celebrate this day by thanking Allah and distributing alms to the poor in society. On this day children and loved ones are also given gifts.
Muslims mark Eid ul fitr by sacrificing a sheep (sometimes a goat) as a reminder of Ibrahim's obedience to Allah. This meal is shared among family, friends and the poor, who each get a third of the share. They also celebrate the festival by going to the mosque for prayers and thanksgiving to Allah.