Happy Eid Mubarak Meaning? Why Eid is Celebrated

What is the Eid? Eid al-Fitr, also called Feast of Breaking the Fast, the Sugar Feast, Bayram, the Sweet Festival and the Lesser Eid,...

What is the Eid?

Eid al-Fitr, also called Feast of Breaking the Fast, the Sugar Feast, Bayram, the Sweet Festival and the Lesser Eid, is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting.

Meaning of Eid Mubarak

Eid Means “a happy day” whereas Mubarak means “to greet someone”. Therefore Eid Mubarak means is greeting or wishing a happy day.  Eid means "Celebration" and refers to the occasion itself, and Mubarak means "blessed"; for example: "Eid Mubarak, sister!" Muslims wish each other "Eid Mubarak" after performing the Eid prayer. 

Sunnah of Eid

Eid ul-Fitr is one of the two major holidays celebrated by all Muslims of the world. It comes at the end of Ramadan- the fasting month. It is a day of celebration and giving thanks to Allah, our Creator and Cherisher. Most Muslims celebrate Eid for at three days.

What Is Eid Mubarak Event?

Eid id Mubarak is religious festival of Muslims where they celebrate the happiness with each other. Muslims celebrate two Eid’s in a year. First Eid is celebrated after the end of holly Month Ramadan as a reward from Almighty. It is celebrated on 1st of Shawal, soon after the end of Ramadan. It is called Eid-ul-Fitr. In Ramadan Muslims fast for a whole month in order to know the desire and the pain and hunger of a poor. After a whole month of fast, Muslims got a gift from Allah in a shape of Eid-ul-Fitr where they share their happiness among all. It is a three day event when Muslims greet one another and embrace the Muslim men. On the first day Muslim men start their day with a together prayer in Masjid after that they embrace each other for the removal of discrimination if any. Whereas Muslim women cook sweet dishes for this event, people get together for the sharing of happiness and most importantly children are associated with this Eid as they get money from their elders which is called an “eidi”. Second eid is called Eid Ul Azha and is celebrated on 10th of Zil Hajj which is a holy month of Muslims. In this Eid Muslims sacrifice a goat, camel, oxen, or even sheep’s or lambs in the name of Almighty. A Muslim who is able to afford must do this act as an obligation. It is also a three day Eid and associated with poor people as the meat from the sacrificed animal is equally distributed among the poor. It is indeed a good way to share good things with people who cannot afford this. It is a great example of non discriminatory society which is a basic teaching of Islam.

What Does Eid Mubarak Mean?

Eid Means “a happy day” whereas Mubarak means “to greet someone”. Therefore Eid Mubarak means is greeting or wishing a happy day.  Muslims celebrate eid by wishing and greeting others and by sharing their happiness. Eid delivers a message of sharing love and happiness to others. This event unites a whole Muslim Ummah together for the welfare of all. Eid means a day of happiness and its purpose is to share happiness among others. Muslims around the world celebrate this event by saing Eid Mubarak to one another, it will transfer the wishes and greetings to the other person.

What Is Eid Ul Adha And When It Will Be In 2016?

Eid Ul Azha is an Islamic festival of Muslims which is an obligation in which they sacrifice an animal in the name of Almighty Allah. Muslims perform this act as once Allah showed Hazrat Ismail A.S that he is allowed to sacrifie his son Hazrat Islail A.S, when he got up he considered that dream as on order from Almighty therefore he demonstrated the same act. When he was going to slaughter his son, suddenly a lamb came heavenly and said stop. Im sent by Allah Almighty for the sacrifice instead of your son and Allah said that he has approved your sacrifice in the name of Him. Therefore Muslims perform this act as on obligatory task for them. 

important facts about Eid al-Adha
This act is only for the persons who financially affiord to have an animal. In 2016 Eid Ul Azha will be celebrated on 11th, 12th and 13th of September when Muslims will celebrate this event. It is a three day celebration in which this act is performed.

What Is Eid Ul Fitar And When Is In 2016?

Eid ul fitar is a religious festival of Muslims which is celebrated on 1st of Shawal which is a holy month of Muslims. For Muslims it a blessing and a reward from Almighty Allah for the entire Ummah for their fasts of a whole month. In this year Eid ul Fitar is expected to celebrate on 9th July, Saturday based upon the sightability in Pakistan. Children gets money from their elders which is called Eidi whereas women make sweet dishes. There are get togethers in which people share happiness with others. Young girls are very much associated with this event as Mehndi is a delightful aspect of Eid. Girls apply mehndi on their hands and wear bangles which shows their love and happiness towards the event.

Why Do We Celebrate Eid?

We as Muslims celebrate Eid festival by considering it a reward from Almighty after fasting a whole month for the sake of Him. Eid means a day of happiness and its purpose is to share happiness among others. On Eid day Muslims get up early in the morning and men go to the Masjid where they offer prayer and embrace Muslim brothers in order to remove every kind of enmity if any. The embracement will diminish all kinds of hatred or any grudge between the hearts of Muslims. We celebrate Eid not only to share happiness but to remove personal grudges between the hearts of entire Ummah. The reason of celebrating Eid is to realise the poor people that they are not alone, infact they are the part of the everyone’s happiness. Eid binds the entire Ummah which eradicates the discrimination among the society.

Should Non Muslims Not Wish Eid Mubarak?

Non Muslims are allowed to wish Eid Mubarak as this event eliminates every kind of discrimination among the society. People are unaware of the fact that Non Muslims can wish Eid Mubarak as Islams preaches of equality among all the humanity. Although non muslims are of different religion but still they are humans that is why they can wish Eid to Muslims. Eid is a worldwide celebrated festival and of the Muslims. There are two kinds of Eids that are celebrated by the Muslims. One, called Eid ul Fitr, is at the end of Ramadan and a first if Shawal in which Muslims fast for a whole month. Second one is, called Eid ul Adha, is two months later in which they sacrifice animals for the sake of Allah.

What Is The Meaning Of Eid Mubarak In English?

It means basically MAY YOUR DAY OF EID BE A BLESSED ONE. It is similar to how the Christians say merry Christmas on Christmas day. In English Eid Mubarak means; greeting or wishing a happy day. Eid means a happy day whereas Mubarak means to congratulate someone. Collectively Eid Mubarak will mean; to congratulate someone for a happy day. Greeting or wishing for happiness is very common but in urdu Muslims wish their Islamic event of Eid by saying Eid Mubarak to one another which means to wish or greet some one a happy day.

How Do We Say Eid Mubarak In Turkish?

There are many languages in the world, each of them have different ways to pronounce and speak. As far as Turkish is concerned, it is a very sweet language. Turkey is an Islamic country. In Turkey Eid Mubarak would be like Seker Bayrami. Eid is also known as the Festival of sweets as sweet dishes are the most important of this event. In Turkeu “bayram” means a festival, a celebration or an event of happiness. People in Turkey wish each other by saying “Bayramýnýz kutlu olsun”. It means that May your festival or a celebration. Turkish people also greet one another  by saying “Mutlu Bayramlar” or “Happy Bayram” it means a Happy Eid.

How Do We Say Eid Mubarak In Arabic?

Eid mubarak ( عيد مبارك) is a traditional Muslim greeting reserved for use on the festivals of Eid ul-Adha and Eid ul-Fitr.
The phrase translates into English as “blessed festival“, and can be paraphrased as “may you enjoy a blessed festival”.

Muslims wish each other Eid Mubarak after performing the Eid prayer.
This celebration continues till the end of the day. It is notable that saying these exact words is a cultural tradition influenced by deep roots of religion in it; however, it is not part of any religious obligations.

Eid refers to the occasion itself, and Mubarak is roughly ‘may it become good for you’, but the phrase is used in the same context that “Merry Christmas” would be.

Throughout the Muslim world there are numerous other ways of greeting for Eid ul-Adha and Eid ul-Fitr.

Eid al-Adha (Arabic: عيد الأضحى ‘Īd ul-’Aḍḥā) is a religious festival celebrated by Muslims and Druze worldwide as a commemoration of Ibrahim’s (Abraham’s) willingness to sacrifice his son, as commanded by Allah. (Muslim tradition names Ishmael as the son who was to be sacrificed, whereas the Judeo-Christian tradition names Isaac.)

It is one of two Eid festivals celebrated by Muslims, whose basis comes from the Quran.[1] (Muslims in Iran celebrate a third, non-denominational Eid.)
Like Eid el-Fitr, Eid ul-Adha begins with a shortprayer followed by a sermon (khuṭba).

Eid ul-Fitr ( عيد الفطر ), often abbreviated to Eid, is a Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. Eid is an Arabic word meaning “festivity”, while Fiṭr means “to break the fast” (and can also mean “nature”, from the word “fitrah”) and so symbolizes the breaking of the fasting period.
Eid ul-Fitr starts the day after Ramadan ends, and is verified by the sighting of the new moon. Muslims give money to the poor and wear their best clothes.
Eid ul-Fitr lasts three days and is called “The Lesser Eid” ( العيد الصغير al-‘īdu ṣ-ṣaghīr) compared with the Eid ul-Adha that lasts four days and is called “The Greater Eid” ( العيد الكبير al-‘īdu l-kabīr).

why eid is celebrated

Eid al-Fitr was originated by the Islamic prophet Muhammad. It is observed on the first of the month of Shawwal at the end of the month of Ramadan, during which Muslims undergo a period of fasting. According to certain traditions, these festivals were initiated in Medina after the migration of Muhammad from Mecca.

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