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The Celebration of Eid-ul-Fitr - The recurring festival.

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  • Essay length: 600 words
  • Submitted: 19/06/2006
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INFORMATIVE ESSAY

"EID UL FITR" THE RECURRING FESTIVAL

They wake up at dawn to get dressed for the Celebration of Eid-ul-Fitr, they gather in cars to drive to the nearest Mosque or a huge open ground to pray the early morning prayer, Fajr. After the prayer they greet each other warmly, and invites flow from person to person. They exchange greetings by hugging each other, shaking hands and passing blessings and prayers to each other. Children smile as they are given tokens of money as gifts from family and friends. Sweets from multifarious cultures are doled out to everyone. Muslims from around the world come together every year to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr, meaning "the recurring festival." This celebration comes upon the completion of the holy month of Ramadan. During this month Muslims are obligated to fast from dawn till dusk, without any type of food or drink. After this huge trial, God grants this day of celebration in honor of our accomplishment.

Eid Ul Fitr is one of the two most imperative festivals in Islam, celebrated by Muslims all over the world. This day is designed by the Islamic law upon the completion of

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