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Eid-ul-Fitr Significance: Muslim Culture & Traditions

Eid-ul-Fitr Significance: Muslim Culture & Traditions

Eid-ul-Fitr, also known as Ramadan Id, is celebrated by Muslims across the world, at the end of the month of Ramadan. It signifies the breaking of the fasting period, with the sighting of new crescent moon in the evening, on the last day of Ramadan. The celebration extends to a fiesta of three days and is also called ‘Choti Eid’, …

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Origin Of Islam, Groups & Islam Belief

Origin Of Islam, Groups & Islam Belief

Islam is a word taken from an Arabic term, which means, “peace”. However, specialists call the meaning of the word as “submission”, which indicates towards the eternal submission in Allah’s holy feet. The Islam religion finds it’s origin in South Arabia and dates back to 7th Century, which is later to any other major religion existing in the world. Despite …

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Ramadan Quiz for Kids: Eid-Ul-Fitr Quiz

Ramadan Quiz for Kids: Eid-Ul-Fitr Quiz

Ramadan Quiz for Kids: Eid-Ul-Fitr Quiz – Growing up in India is a multicultural experience. There is something to learn about a new culture or religion every month of the year and one of the most widely celebrated festivals here is Eid. The most important Muslim festival is known as Eid-ul-fitr, which literally means the festival of breaking of the fast. …

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Ramzan (Id-Ul-Fitr)

Ramzan (Id-Ul-Fitr)

Ramzan (Id-Ul-Fitr) – Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan The five basic tenets of Islam are: There is no God but Allah and Prophet Muhammad is his messenger. Offering of five daily prayers. Fasting during Ramzaan. Paying Zakat, a compulsory annual tax of 2.5 per cent on savings and assets that is distributed among the poor. The Haj, …

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