Aug 21, 2011

History of Eid-Ul-Fitre Essay | When was Eid in the Year 2011 , 2012, 2013

The 'Eid-Ul-Fitre' was originated by Prophet Muhammad and is observed on the first of the month of Shawwal right after the end of the holy month of Ramadan (Ramjan) in which the believers (Islamic people) undergo a period 30 days of fasting.
Eid ul-Fitr is marked according to the Islamic Calender, which is based on the Lunar phases of the Moon. 
It is evident from certain Ahadith (Hadeesh) that these festivals were initiated in Madinah after migration.

When the Prophet arrived in Madinah, he found people celebrating two specific days in which they used to entertain themselves by playing and merriment. He asked them about the nature of these festivities at which they replied that these days were occasions of fun and recreation of the days of Jahilliyah. 

At this, the Prophet remarked that the Almighty Allah-Subhan-w-Tala has fixed two days of festivity one is‘Eid-Ul-Fitre and the other is ‘Eid-Ul-Adaha' or Eid-Ul-Juha (Bakreed). In India and Pakistan it is popularly known as Bakreed (also spelt as Bakrid).
In this year 2011 Eid may fall on 31st August 2011.
In the year 2012 Eid was celebrated on Sunday August 19.
In the year 2013 Eid was celebrated on Friday August 9.
In the year 2014 Eid will be  celebrated on Friday July 29.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Edit your Comment

  Weekly Popular