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A Day of Celebration – Memories of My First Eid

A Day of Celebration

I left home in what seemed the middle of the night and took the underground train to Baker Street, the closest station to Regent’s Park. I had been told that Muslims dress in their best clothes for the `Eid Prayers, so I had put on a suit and tie and polished my shoes until I could see my face in them.

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Muslims Celebrate `Eid Al-Fitr Sunday, Monday

Muslims worldwide will celebrate `Eid Al-Fitr, which crowns the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, on Sunday, June 25, after Saudi officials confirmed seeing the moon of Shawwal.

Ramadan Journey Is NOT over… It Has Just Begun!
The Journey Has Just Begun

The month of Ramadan is like the preseason camp for a football team or the prelaunch work for a new store or the development time for a new product. The football season only starts after the camp is over. The store opens after the prelaunch work and the product goes to market after the development time is over.

`Eid Al-Fitr: A Day of Joy and Thanksgiving
`Eid Al-Fitr: A Day of Joy and Thanksgiving

`Eid Al-Fitr is the day of thanksgiving and joy. It marks the end of the month of fasting, and it is when we feel happy and give thanks to Allah that He enabled us to obey His commands. We all fasted during the month of Ramadan, and by the end of the month, we realize …

Do Not Crush the Joy of Eid
Do Not Crush the Joy of `Eid

Eid has a special joy. It is the joy at the bounty of Allah, His mercy and His great blessings. It is the joy at His guidance in a time when many people have strayed from the straight path. In Eid, Muslims gather together, sensing the deep belonging to this Ummah and this religion. They …

A Convert’s Letter to Born Muslims Before Eid
Letter for Eid

Paulina Rivera shared an important message to born Muslims before Eid.  Read her post: Dear born Muslims, Do me a favor…especially those of you who consider yourselves active in dawa…if you have a revert friend please invite them over on Eid. Eid is the loneliest and most depressing day for many reverts and many of us …

New Muslims: Why Celebrate Eid?

Eid is a group celebration. Celebrating as a group bestows a sense of belonging, something crucial to feeling fulfilled. Many converts feel isolated from their community and refuse to even attend Eid prayer, citing that a lot of born Muslims are guarded when it comes to converts.

How to Spread the Happiness of Eid in Islamophobic Times?

Verily, Allah will help those who help His (Cause). Truly, Allah is All-Strong, All-Mighty.  ~ Qu’ran 22:40 Eid ul Fitr is and will always be a joyous occasion. This year there will be no exception despite the increased numbers of Islamophobic attacks, hate crimes and racist incidents that have occurred in response to actions by …

5 Ways to Keep Ramadan Momentum Alive

Ramadan is almost over, but there are tons of opportunities that you can use to keep the Ramadan spirit. I hope that you will find the following 5 tips handy, especially during the first half of Shawwal (lunar month following Ramadan in the Islamic calendar). This article is based on what is known in behavior …

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