Eid-ul-Fitr is celebrated with fantastic interest as well as fervour by Muslims of all ages. The celebration is generally celebrated on the very first day of Shawwal, the 10th month of the Islamic schedule, after the discovery of the new moon.
The divine month of Ramadan, when Muslims quickly from dawn to sundown, pertains to an end with the Islamic festival referred to as Eid-ul-Fitr. Since it is based on the sighting of the brand-new moon, Eid-ul-Fitr’s date varies from year to year, although it commonly drops on the very first day of Shawwal, the tenth month of the Islamic lunar schedule.
The discovery of the crescent moon chooses the exact day of this festival. According to the International Astronomy Centre, Islamic countries should see the crescent of Shawwal on Thursday, April 20, which is most likely to be the last day of Ramadan, according to Gulf News.
The Ministry of Endowments as well as Islamic Affairs (Awqaf) in Qatar has actually asked all Muslims living in the country to observe the crescent discovery on Thursday, Ramadan 29, 1444 AH, which represents April 20, 2023.
The significant moon-sighting committee for the month of Shawwal 1444 AH will certainly convene in Oman on Thursday, April 20, at the Ministry of Endowments as well as Religious Affairs.
Muslims in the UAE have been asked keep an eye out for the crescent moon on Thursday evening by the UAE moon-sighting board.
All Muslims are advised to observe Thursday’s crescent discovery of the Shawwal month by the Supreme Court of Saudi Arabia.
Significance of Ramadan:
It is believed that Ramadan is a time for representation, spiritual development, and keeping in mind the mentors of the Prophet Mohammed. Roza, or fasting, is thought to reinforce one’s belief and make it possible for one to connect with magnificent power. It is customary to fast and pray on a daily basis for the entire program of the holy month.
Last Updated: 20 April 2023