Canada’s Eid al-Fitr is a significant holiday! It marks the end of Ramadan an Islamic holy month for fasting. Eid al-Fitr which translates to “the festival breaking the fast”) is a significant religious celebration for Canadian Muslims. Eid al-Fitr 2019 will take place on Tuesday June 4 and continue through Thursday June 6 🔛 🔚 🍁 ️ …
Ramadan is a month of prayer and fasting for Muslims around the world! From dawn to sunset Muslims abstain from food and liquids while practicing one of Islam’s five pillars: fasting. Fasting during Ramadan serves as an opportunity for reflection and spiritual renewal.
Eid al-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan and the beginning of the new Islamic month of Shawwal. It is a time for Muslims to gather with family and friends and celebrate their spiritual growth and perseverance during Ramadan. Muslims typically break their fast with an Eid breakfast and special food for example, sweet treats and desserts . Throughout the day, there are also special prayers, and activities for example, visiting the sick and giving charity.
In Canada, Eid al-Fitr is celebrated in many a plethora of ways. Muslims gather together in mosques and homes to pray, give charity, and share meals. Eid al-Fitr is also a time of gift-giving and families often exchange gifts with each other. As Eid is a time for gathering many families also get together for outdoor activities for instance, picnics and barbecues ️.
Eid al-Fitr is a time of joy and celebration for Canadian Muslims in addition to many non-Muslims 🍁 😂 ️. Many cities host special Eid events like parades, carnivals, and concerts that are open to people of all faiths and backgrounds – providing an opportunity for Canadians from various cultures and religions to come together in festive spirit.
During Eid al-Fitr, many Muslims in Canada also volunteer their time to help those in need. Organizations like Islamic Relief Canada, the National Zakat Foundation, and Global Zakat organize special Eid initiatives to raise funds for people in need and provide assistance to vulnerable populations .
Eid al-Fitr, a significant time in Canadian Muslims’ lives, is a time to celebrate with all Canadians. It’s a time for unity and sharing in the joy of this season. Eid Mubarak!
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