Each year, Muslims around the world celebrate Eid ul-Fitr, or the festival of breaking the fast during the month of Ramadan as an end to their period of fasting. The holiday lasts three days and includes family gatherings, gifts and charitable acts, in addition to all kinds of fun activities including fireworks, live music and much more. While all Muslims everywhere typically celebrate Eid ul-Fitr on the same day no matter where they are or which mosque they attend, today we’re going to take a look at Eid Mubarak wishes from all over the world.
What is Eid Al-Fitr?
Eid Al-Fitr is one of two Eids in Islam, alongside Eid Al-Adha. It is celebrated at the end of Ramadan, during which Muslims observe a month-long fast. According to religious tradition, it was on Eid Al-Fitr that God (Allah) gave permission to Prophet Mohammed to begin his mission as a prophet.
Muslim celebrations are grand and festive
For many countries, Eid is marked by vibrant colors, spectacular fireworks, and flamboyant clothing. Check out these Eid Mubarak wishes from all over! (CNN) — Muslims around the world will mark Eid al-Fitr on Monday with prayers, parades and family gatherings as they begin one of Islam’s most important holidays. It’s a day to rejoice after a month of fasting during Ramadan that culminates in feast-like celebrations on Eid. Here are some spectacular photos showing how Muslims celebrated eid around world
A great time to appreciate cultures around the world
It’s always a good time to appreciate different cultures, and Eid is an especially perfect occasion to celebrate. Since Eid Al-Fitr is celebrated around September 10–September 11, you don’t have long to wait! But if you’re looking for inspiration or just want to learn more about other cultures that celebrate Eid, take a look at our infographic below. It features some of our favorite eid mubarak wishes from people all over around us—and beyond. Whether you’re sending a virtual hug or are celebrating with friends and family, enjoy your eid!
Worldwide greetings on social media
Social media sites like Facebook and Twitter have enabled Muslims around the world to wish each other a happy Eid in various languages. We’ve gathered some of our favorite greetings from all over (including some of your submissions) to bring you a selection of wishes. Send your own to @CNNBrkOut with #CNNmy2cents or share them with us on Facebook or Twitter. And don’t forget, it’s time to celebrate!
Muslims share photos with their holiday wishes all over
Muslims, during and after Eid Al-Fitr, took to social media to share photos of their celebrations from around the world with messages of peace and good wishes for those celebrating Eid al-Fitr. Muslims often post these photos online using hashtags such as #EidMubarak and #RamadanMubarak, which are trending across all major social networks. Muslim travelers also shared photos from their travels during Ramadan. Many wished for peaceful days during Eid al-Fitr following a month of fasting as well as a safe return home afterwards.
People respond in kind, spreading joy
When you wish someone a happy holiday, they respond in kind. Their response inspires more people to wish them a happy holiday and before you know it, everyone is smiling. With Eid approaching soon, we’ve collected images of Muslims wishing others around the world Eid Mubarak, so check them out. May all of your Eid celebrations be safe and sound! May Allah (SWT) accept your good deeds Ameen.