Eid ul Fitr 2021 Date: When is Eid ul Fitr in India? Know importance

Eid ul Fitr 2021: Eid ul Fitr is likely to be celebrated on 13 or 14 May in India, marking the end of the month-long Ramadan

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Eid is an important festival in Islam and is celebrated more than once a year. Both Eid al-Adha and Eid al-Fitr are commonly stated with their abbreviated version of Eid. Although the rituals in the two festivals are mostly the same, there is a lot of difference in the reason why they are celebrated. Muslims from all over the world are ready to celebrate Eid al-Fitr from 12 May to 14 May. However, the exact date of Eid ul Fitr depends on the moon. Muslims believe that God forgives the ‘wrong doing’ of devotees praying Namaaz and fasting during Ramadan.

Eid ul Fitr date 2021 in India
According to Islamicfinder.org, 2021 Eid ul Fitr 2021 is likely to be celebrated on 13 May, but the exact date will be set after seeing Shawwal’s moon of 1442, the tenth month of the Islamic calendar. Most countries have a high-powered committee of clerics who decide the day of Eid.

Eid ul Fitr: Know the importance
On Eid, the Holy Book of the Quran was revealed for the first time to Prophet Muhammad. Most of the muslim countires celebrates Eid for three days but there are restrictions this year due to Coronavirus pandamic. But these restrictions may not down this festival’s happiness. Eid is well known as a festival of charity, a festival of self-introspection and gratitude – has deep spiritual significance.

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Muslims always believe that Almighty Allah (God) rewards all of them who work hard during the Ramadan month. The believers thanked Allah for giving him the opportunity and power to fast during Ramadan. On Eid, Muslims begin the day with Namaaz (special Eid prayer). After that it is time for Eid greetings and people wish each other happy Eid Mubarak. Eidi (donation) is one of the important part of Eid celebrations. Zakat, one of the five pillars of Islam or giving money, food, clothes and other goods to the poor people, is most important on Eid ul Fair ocassion. In fact, many Muslims offer zakat before Namaaz.

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