Eid-al-Fitr

Eid Prayer

By Sabreena

Prayer

By Sabreena

 

Today was the holy day of Eid-al-Fitr. A muslim holiday which is celebrated after 30 days of fast also known as Ramadan. Ramadan is fasting for Mercy, Forgiveness, and Salvation for 30, sometimes 29 days. Fasting lasts from sunrise to sunset. During fasting, one cannot eat, drink, or smoke. After a daily fast, one breaks his fast during Iftar time, or feast.

During Eid, many people travel to the Mosque to pray. Where I live, there are too many people around the area to fit in one Mosque. So they decided to hold the prayer to the nearest High School’s field. There were as many as a thousand people in one field. Maybe even more.

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August 30th, 2011 by Sabreena
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