Eid Festivals Compositions
Eid is a festival of the muslims. It occurs twice a year. One occurs after the month of Ramadan and the other on the 10th day of Jilhaj. The former is called Eid-ul-Fitr and the latter is called Eid-ul-Azha. Ramadan is the 9th month celebration of Eid-ul-Azha of the islamic year. The Muslims keep fast throughout the month. When Ramadan is over, their joy knows no bounds, Every Muslim distributes some part of his income as Fitrah among the poor and the helpless.
In the morning of the 1st day of shawal, every Muslims, young old, rich and poor take their bath. They dress themselves in their finest clothes and go the Maidan called Eidgah to offer their prayers in Jamat. When the prayer is over, The Imam reads `Khutba’ and delivers a short lecture. At the end of the lecture they all embrace one another and forget all ill feeling and enmities. they whole day is passed with great joy and merriment.
During the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, the Muslims commemorate the sacrifice the sacrifice (Asm), the prophet. He was about to sacrifice his dearest son Ismail in the name of Almighty Allah. Since that day the Muslims observe this festival in the same way as Eid-ul-Azha.
In the morning of the 10th day on Jil-Hajj, all the Muslims gather together at the Eidgah and say their prayers in Jamat. When the prayers is over, they embrace one another and return to their houses. They then sacrifice cows, goats or other animals in the name of Allah. They distribute some portion of the flesh of the animal among their friends, relatives and the poor neighbours. With the rest, they hold a these two Eid festivals teach us to practice self-sacrifice, unity and fraternity. Thus we should observe these festivals with eagerness and pomp.