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Eid ul Fitr 2012

Eid ul Fitr 2012
19 August 2012, Sunday

Eid ul Fitr will be celebrated on Sunday, August 19, 2012.  Eid ul Fitr or commonly known as Eid is a three-day holiday in the Islamic religion that celebrates the end of Ramadan.  Ramadan is the month of fasting and during this month worshipers fast from sunrise to sunset everyday.  Eid was first celebrated in 624 CE by the Prophet Muhammad after the winning the battle of Jang-e-Badar.  During Eid, Muslims wear nice clothes and decorate their homes with lights and etc.  Eid is also a time for people to be more aware of their sins and make amends. Read more »