Eid Ul Fitr: Know About The Festival Of Breaking The Fast
Eid al-Fitr or Eid ul-Fitr, is a religious festival observed by all Muslims around the world. It marks the culmination of the month-long fasting of Ramadan. This religious Eid is the only day in the Shawwal month when Muslims are not allowed to fast. The start of any lunar Hijri month is determined by when local religious authorities see the new moon, so the day of celebration varies by place.
The Islamic prayers for Eid al-Fitr consist of two Rakats (units) and is usually performed in an open field or large space. The prayers in Shia Islam has six Takbirs in the first rakat, before ruk, at the end of qira’a, and five in the second. Depending on the locality’s legal opinion, this salat is either far or close. Let’s discuss in detail about this auspicious event.