Ramadan Eid (Eid-ul-Fitr) and Bakri Eid(Eid-ul-Adhaa)

The word 'Eid is an Arabic name to mean a festivity, a celebration, a recurring happiness, and a feast. In Islam, there are two major 'Eids namely the feast of Ramadhan ('EId Al-Fitr) and the Feast of Sacrifice ('Eid Al-Adhha). The first 'Eid is celebrated by Muslims after fasting the month of Ramadhan as a matter of thanks and gratitude to Almighty Allah. It takes place on the first day of Shawwal, the tenth month of the lunar calendar. The second 'Eid is the Feast of Sacrifice and it is to be celebrated for the memory of prophet Ibrahim trying to sacrifice his son Isma'il(Ishmael). This 'Eid lasts four days between the tenth and the thirteenth day of Zul-Hijjah, the twelfth month of the lunar calendar.


A detailed look at the meaning of Eid

The Significance of Eid

Hadiths on Eid

Eid-ul-Fitr and Zakat-ul-fitr

Eid-ul-Azha (Bakri Eid) and Qurbani

Eid Etiquette and Rulings - from Islam Q&A

Eid Takbeers (Takbir)

Eid Salah (Prayer)


FATWAS ON EID

Fatwas on `Eid and Zakat-ul-Fitr from IslamiCity

What Does `Eid Mean for Muslims?

`Eid Al-Adha & the Muslims’ Unity

Exchanging `Eid Cards

Women Performing the `Eid Prayer

Marriage between the Two `Eids

Can Women Perform `Eid Prayer at Home?

What is the Meaning and Significance of Eid Takbir?

Can Menstruating Women Attend `Eid Prayers?

Skip Friday Prayer When It Coincides with `Eid?




EID PHOTOS
My Eid Outfit - Al Jazeera, July 2016
Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr 2016 - Al Jazeera, July 2016
Eid al-Fitr celebrations – in pictures - The Guardian, July 2016
Eid-al Fitr Celebrated Across the Globe - NBC, July 2016
How is Eid al-Adha celebrated around the world? - Al Jazeera, September 2015
Eid al-Fitr celebrated around the world - in pictures - The Guardian, July 2015
Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr - Al Jazeera, July 2015
Eid al-Fitr around the world: day two – in pictures - The Guardian, July 2014
Eid Al-Fitr 2014: Muslims Celebrate The End Of Ramadan - Huffington Post, July 2014
In pictures: From Gaza to Indonesia – Eid al-Fitr celebrations around the world - The Independent, August 2013
Eid al-Fitr celebrated around the world: in pictures - The Guardian, Aug 2013
Eid al-Fitr festival begins - in pictures - The Guardian, August 2012
Eid al-Fitr celebrations begin - in pictures - The Guardian, August 2011
In Pictures: Eid al-Adha - Al Jazeera, Nov 2011
Kashmiri Muslims celebrate Eid El Adha in tears, with protest/PHOTO - World Bulleting, November 2010
Eid al-Adha celebrations around the world - The Guardian, November 2010
In pictures: Celebrating Eid - BBC News, September 2008


NEWS
Latest news on Eid from Islamic News Updates

24/06/2017 Nigeria foiled attacks planned for Eid holiday - state security agency
24/06/2017 India: Trip for buying Eid goodies turns into tragedy
24/06/2017 Philippines: MPD fielding undercover teams for Eid al-Fitr gatherings
23/06/2017 Eid Al-Fitr Ramadan Sermons to focus on building a Secure Cohesive America
23/06/2017 Turkey: Gaziantep's beloved dumplings grace every table for Eid
20/06/2017 Eid al-Fitr 2017: Everything you need to know
19/06/2017 Eid al-Fitr 2017: When is it, why does the date change and how do Muslims around the world celebrate?
07/07/2016 Three killed in Bangladesh attack near Eid prayers
17/09/2015 India Beef Ban Troubles Bangladesh `Eid
15/09/2015 India Muslims Angry Over `Eid Holiday Ban
18/07/2015 Nigerian Muslims Celebrate `Eid in Style
17/07/2015 Science Behind Eid in the Western World
17/07/2015 German TV airs Muslim prayers in historic broadcast
16/07/2015 Prayers, Carnivals Await Canadians in `Eid
16/07/2015 Dim `Eid for Syrian Refugees
15/07/2015 Paying Zakatul-Fitr to Rohingya Muslims: OK?
15/07/2015 US Muslims Prepare Special `Eid Treats
03/10/2014 Hajj & Eid Songs By Muslim Singers
28/07/2014 Eid Mubarak 2014: What is Eid al-Fitr and how is the moon involved?
10/08/2013 Argentina Muslim community holds Eid al-Fitr celebrations
10/08/2013 Zimbabwe Muslims celebrate Eid
09/08/2013 Protests Greet Ethiopia Muslims `Eid
09/08/2013 At center of Islamic uprising, Nigerians mark Eid
09/08/2013 Kashmir’s Divided `Eid
07/08/2013 Bangladeshi Muslims ride crowded ferries on way home to celebrate Eid al-Fitr festival
07/08/2013 Outdoor Carnivals Color Canada `Eid
22/10/2012 Hajj on foot: Bosnian Muslim walks 4000 miles for ultimate pilgrimage to Mecca
19/08/2012 Attacks on US Muslims create Eid worry
31/08/2011 Sunni Muslims banned from holding own Eid prayers in Tehran
29/08/2011 The Eid ul-Fitr exodus out of Indonesia
29/08/2011 Grieving Libyans Celebrate Freedom `Eid
17/11/2010 Eid celebrated in Sarajevo
23/09/2009 ‘Eid ul-Fitr in Kenya
23/09/2009 `Eid and Muslim Families in London
21/09/2009 Eid al-Fitr - the feast after the fast
21/09/2009 Muslims celebrate end of Ramadan with prayer for peace
21/09/2009 Kashmir police use tear gas to break Eid protests
07/12/2008 Nigerian `Eid Promotes Tolerance
07/12/2008 Gaza…No Udhiyah No Meat
03/10/2008 E-Cards, SMS for Pakistan `Eid Greetings
03/10/2008 `Eid Breathes Life Into Iraq Theater
03/10/2008 Syrian Pastries "Sweeten" Sudan `Eid
02/10/2008 Egypt `Eid… A Time to Rejoice
02/10/2008 Park Gala for Aussie Muslims `Eid
02/10/2008 Kashmir `Eid... Family First
01/10/2008 Thousands throng Dubai Festival City as ‘Eid in Dubai’ celebrations get off to a grand start
30/09/2008 London's Multicultural `Eid
30/09/2008 Pakistan `Eid Exodus
30/09/2008 Gaza `Eid Made in Egypt
30/09/2008 Despite Hikes, Malaysians Shop for `Eid
29/09/2008 Indonesians Risky `Eid Odyssey
29/09/2008 The Empire State Building Shines Green for Muslim Holiday Eid
29/09/2008 Egypt tastes Ramadan austerity
29/09/2008 Afghan `Eid…New Clothes, Busy Tailors
22/12/2007 Italy Udhiyah for Palestinians
15/10/2007 'Secular' Nepal forgets Muslims on Eid
15/10/2007 `Eid Sales Boost Bangladesh Economy
15/10/2007 `Eid With Indian Orphans
14/10/2007 Kosovans Donate Clothes in `Eid
12/10/2007 Italian Muslims Unnerved in `Eid
11/10/2007 `Eid Solaces Danish Patients
09/10/2007 Vatican urges Muslim respect for all faiths
31/12/2006 War Hijacks Somalia `Eid
31/12/2006 Malaysians Help Flood Victims in `Eid
31/12/2006 Saddam Immortalized by `Eid Hanging
29/12/2006 Tunisia `Eid Eclipses New Year Party
29/12/2006 Udhiyah Luxury for Gazans
28/10/2006 Mixed `Eid Prayers Invalid: Scholars
26/10/2006 Malawi `Eid Solaces Underprivileged
25/10/2006 US Muslims One Family in `Eid
25/10/2006 Bangladeshis Pray for Peace in `Eid
23/10/2006 Joyless `Eid in War-Torn Iraq - Islam Online
23/10/2006 Bangladeshis Rush Home for `Eid
23/10/2006 War Hijacks Lebanese `Eid Joy
23/10/2006 Happy `Eid for Spanish Muslims
23/10/2006 `Eid Comforts Italian Muslims
23/10/2006 French Dwarfs Arabic in `Eid Greetings
23/10/2006 Bangladesh: Eight die in stampedes for free cloth at Eid
23/10/2006 Bangladesh: Ferry with Eid passengers sinks
22/10/2006 An English `Eid - Islam Online
21/10/2006 Islam and its two festivals
04/10/2006 Muslim Americans Prepare for Eid-ul-Fitr
12/01/2006 10 Nigerians Revert to Islam, Doubling `Eid Joy
09/01/2006 Muslims observe Eid ul-Adha to honor Abraham, sacrifice
09/01/2006 Austrian Muslims Celebrate `Eid With Mosque Opening
09/01/2006 Kazakh Muslims Celebrate First Official `Eid Holiday
09/01/2006 Kenyan Muslims Donate `Eid Sacrifice for Hunger-stricken
09/01/2006 Canadian Muslims Use `Eid to Build Bridges
04/11/2005 Spanish Muslims Perform First 'Open-Air' `Eid Prayers
04/11/2005 German President, Bishops Wish Muslims Happy `Eid
01/11/2005 A Glittering `Eid Mubarak
31/10/2005 Eid al Fitr celebrates end of Ramadan fasting, gift of self-control
08/11/2004 `Eid in Penang, Malaysia - Islam Online
03/02/2004 Eid Prayer Sermons Urge Muslim Unity
30/01/2004 Slaughter Ban Mars Eid Al-Adha In Sweden
30/01/2004 Row over Morocco's 'commercial' Eid
29/01/2004 French Muslims Make Collective Sacrifice For Eid
25/11/2003 Essence of Eid
23/11/2003 French Muslims On Unofficial Eid Holiday




SEE ALSO

Eid al-Fitr - Wikipedia

Eid al-Adha - Wikipedia


RELATED SECTIONS

Hajj, Umrah and Eid-ul-Adha (Bakri Eid)

Qurbani/Udhiyyah/Animal Sacrafice

Ramadhan (Ramadan, Ramzan): The ninth month of Islamic Calendar

Shawwal: The tenth month of Islamic Calendar

Dhu'l-Hijjah: Twelth (last) month of Islamic calendar

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