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When Is Eid AL-Fitr 2019 and How Do Muslims Celebrate The End of Ramadan? – The Independent

This year, the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr begins on the evening of Tuesday 4 June.

The holiday marks the end of Ramadan, a month-long period of fasting and deep reflection.

Translated from Arabic as “the feast of the breaking of the fast”, Muslims observe the religious holiday by taking part in traditions such as holding prayer services and donating money to charity.

Here’s everything you need to know about Eid al-Fitr:

What is Eid al-Fitr?

Eid al-Fir follows Ramadan, the Islamic holy month which sees Muslims fastduring daylight hours.

Ramadan commemorates the Quran first being revealed to the Prophet Muhammad and is one of the Five Pillars of Islam.

Read more via The Independent here https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/eid-al-fitr-when-ramadan-mubarak-meaning-definition-holiday-islam-a8941211.html

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