World Bulletin/News Desk
Around 2 billion Muslim began to celebrate Eid-al Fitr on Sunday after the end of the holy month of Ramadan. Eid al Fitr marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan is still being celebrated across the world. Eid al Fitr brought huge joy to Muslim around the world. Billions of muslim prayed those who are under cruelty and hard conditions and also whole mankind.
Turkey is celebrating Ramadan Feast with people waking up early on the first day for Eid prayer.
Millions of Turkish people prayed those who are under cruelty and hard conditions and prayed for whole mankind.
From Istanbul to Igdir from Izmir to Diyarbakir whole Turkish people is greeting each others’ Eid with prays.
During the Ramadan Feast, people treat their guests to sweets and traditional desserts. It is a tradition to visit one's relatives, especially older ones, and kiss their hand as a sign of respect.
The Ramadan Feast is an official holiday that continues for three days in Turkey. Public offices, schools and most private businesses are closed during this period.
The Ramadan Feast is the first day of Shawwal, which is the 10th month of the Islamic calendar. Each month in the Islamic calendar begins with the first sighting of the new moon. As a result, the exact dates of the Ramadan Feast change every year, according to the Gregorian calendar. Celebrating the Ramadan Feast after a month of fasting is one of the earliest and most important traditions of Islam.
Eid-ul-Fitr, "Eid-ul-fitr", Eid al-Fitr, Id-ul-Fitr, or Id al-Fitr, often abbreviated to Eid, is a Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting (sawm). The religious Eid is a single day (a Muslim is not permitted to fast that day), but it is usually celebrated for 3 days.
Eid is an Arabic word meaning "festivity", while Fi?r means "breaking the fast". The holiday celebrates the conclusion of the 29 or 30 days of dawn-to-sunset fasting during the entire month of Ramadan. The first day of Eid, therefore, falls on the first day of the month Shawwal. This is a day where Muslims around the world try to show a common goal of unity.
Eid al-Fitr has a particular salat (Islamic prayer) consisting of two raka'ah (units) and generally offered in an open field or large hall.It may only be performed in congregation (Jama’at) and has an additional extra six Takbirs (raising of the hands to the ears while saying "Allahu Akbar" [God is Great]), three of them in the beginning of the first raka'ah and three of them just before ruku' in the second raka'ah in the Hanafi school.
This Eid al-Fitr salat is, depending on which juristic opinion is followed, Fard (obligatory), Mustahabb (strongly recommended, just short of obligatory) or mandoob (preferable).
Muslims believe that they are commanded by God, as mentioned in the Qur'an, to continue their fast until the last day of Ramadan and pay the Zakat and fitra before doing the Eid prayer.