Not forgetting the yummy Eid al-Fitr delicacies, here are some easy recipes you can follow for sumptuous festive cookies and cakes!Read more about Ramadan for the children, including Teacher’s Guides and worksheets for the kids at After a long month of fasting, it’s now the end of the month of Ramadan, which means, the time of celebration has come for our Muslim friends!
This came from the practice of the gracious Muslim hosts serving sweet candies and food to visitors during the festival!
How It Is Celebrated Eid al-Fitr falls on the first day of Shawwal, the month following Ramadan (ninth month of the Islamic calendar).
Generally, Muslims wake up early before sunrise on the day of the Eid, shower, dress up and head to the mosque to offer a pre-sunrise prayer called “”.
On this wonderful day, they are encouraged to forgive and forget all conflicts they might have had with others in the year.
Perhaps the only indication that we’re celebrating Hari Raya would be the spread of yummy cookies laid out neatly on our coffee table.
As a kid, the lack of fanfare and celebratory spirit in my family was never an issue.
For example, before the Eid al-Fitr festival, Muslims give donations and alms to the poor, an act of charity called (the charity of fast-breaking).
The Fasting Before Just as the meaning of Hari Raya Puasa (Day of Celebrating End of Fasting) suggests, Eid al-Fitr falls on the end of a month of fasting.
How fasting is practiced: Fasting is mostly practiced among adults, and even among them, exceptions include pregnant women and the ill.
Although fasting usually starts when children reached puberty, younger children are commonly eased into the practice by participating in the special month of fasting together with the rest of the family.