The Eid Moon
Muslims observe two Eids- Eid-ul-Fitar and Eid-ul-Azha each year. Both are deemed joyful and”sacred” days. Both are times of rejoicing and prayer.
The Shawal moon declares the coming of Eid-ul-Fitar. It’s the conclusion of Ramadan, the sacred month of fasting. The morning after, the Muslims build in a fantastic thanks-giving congregation. They invite the merciful Allah for providing them the chance and power to discover the sacred fasts. They ask Him to forgive them because of their flaws and sins.
The day once the moon is anticipated to look, is a unforgettable day. Since the sun goes down, the most loyal break their fast and supply the Nimaz-e-Maghrib. They dash into the roofs of the homes and join the hunt for the Shawal moon. They turn their eyes towards the west coast. On each home top there are dozens of individuals, all scanning the skies with eager, expectant eyes.
Kids are especially fond and enthused about visiting the Eid Moon. As it, their faces typically light up with happiness. Dinner is consumed at a joyous mood and strategies for the upcoming times are created. What would everybody wear and what’s going to be the menu to the food? Lots of people hit the streets to visit their nearest and dearest should they live in a different town. Women especially visit markets to get bangles along with the Eid specialty”mehndi or henna”. Different food stalls have been immediately put up along with also a joyous atmosphere is anywhere.
This festival is celebrated ten days following the appearance of the moon. It commemorates the sacrifice of Hazrat Ismail by his own dad Hazrat Ibrahim. Ibrahim willingly set the knife onto his son’s neck but Allah rescued Ismail and with a miracle, Hazrat Ismail was substituted by a sheep.