Thursday, 14 June 2012

Eid traditions in different countries

Eid traditions in various countries ...
Eid is a Muslim holiday which falls on 1 Syawal on the lunarIslamic calendar.
Idul Fitri marks the end of fasting during Ramadan.
Eid prayer is usually performed in the field. The law of this Eid Salat is the sunnah mu'akkad. Before prayers, Muslims proclaiming interpretation.

Takbir began blown after months of Shawwal begins. Besides fulfilling the Sunnah Salat Eid, the Muslims also must pay a tithe as much as 2.7 kilograms of staple food. The goal of his own tithe is to give happiness to the poor. Then, Sermon given after the Eid prayers took place, and followed by prayer. After that, the Muslims each other's Greetings. Sometimes some people will make pilgrimages to visit the grave
Muslims in Indonesia to make the holiday Eid al-Fitr as a primary, a moment to regroup with their families, especially families who for some reason, such as employment or marriage
Indonesia's Muslims began the celebration of the feast was preoccupied with these, the most important is Mudik or return home.

Southeast Asia
The most popular dish in the celebration of Idul Fitri in Indonesia is the diamond, which is very familiar in Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, and Singapore. For children, the parents usually give money to their feast. During the celebration, people usually visit the houses of neighbors or relatives to stay in touch, known as "kosher-halal bi Familiar in Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, and Singapore, begged pardon and forgiveness to them. Some state officials also held open houses for people who want to stay in touch.
In Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei, Eid also known as Hari Raya Aidil fast-Fitr or Hari Raya.
Muslims are a minority in the Philippines, so most people are not so familiar with this celebration. However, the Eid celebrations arranged as a national holiday by the government in the Republic Act No. 9177 and valid since 13 November 2002.

Southern Asia
In Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan, the night before Eid is called Chand Raat, or night of the Moon.
The women, especially the young, often with each other their hands painted with traditional materials hennadan and wearing colorful chains.
The most popular in South Asia during the celebration of Eid is to say Eid Mubarak to another
Some Muslims also visit the tomb of their family members to pray for the safety of the deceased. Usually, children visit relatives and older neighbors to apologize, and say hello.
After meeting with friends and relatives, many people who go to parties, carnivals, and special celebrations in the gardens (with a picnic, fireworks, firecrackers, etc.). In Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan, many are done bazaar, as the culmination of Idul Fitri. Some Muslims also use this occasion to distribute zakat mal, Zakat on his wealth, to the poor people.
Saudi Arabia
In Saudi Arabia, precisely in Riyadh, Muslims decorate the home during Eid arrived. A number of celebrations were held such as theatrical performances, poetry readings, parades, musical performances, and so forth. Problem menu Fitri, Muslims over there eating lamb mixed with rice and traditional vegetables. This also happened in the Sudan, Syria, and several other Middle East countries.

In China, specifically in Xinjiang, it looks festive celebration of Idul Fitri. Men typically wear a suit and a white skullcap, while women wore the sweater and scarf half closed. After the Eid prayers, feasts and bersilaturahim were carried out.

Lebaran in Iran even less flamboyant. This is because the vast majority of Muslims there are followers of Shia doctrine. After the Eid prayers at the mosque or field, they simply continue with the event with family and close relationship with the events feeding from rich families to the less able.

In Europe, the celebration of Eid al-Fitr is not done with so lively. In England for example, Idul Fitri is not celebrated as a national holiday. The Muslims in England should be looking for information on Eid day. Usually, this information is obtained from the nearest or the Islamic Centre of Islamic mailing list. Eid was celebrated modestly in the UK. Sermon delivered by a local mosque Imam, followed by shaking hands shaking. Usually in the one area where there are many Muslims there, the offices and some schools in the area will provide a holiday for the Muslims. To determine the day of Eid itself, the scholars and experts of Islamic religion often hold rukyat reckoning to determine the Idul Fitri holidays.

North America
North American Muslims typically celebrate Eid with calm and solemn manner
Eid prayer is very important, and encouraged Muslims to pray Id beg forgiveness and reward. After prayers, there kutbah where the priest gives advice to the congregation and are usually encouraged to end any past hatred or error which they may have. After prayers and kutbah, pilgrims embrace each other and each other to congratulate each other Eid. North American Muslims also celebrate Eid with each other how to give and receive gifts to the family.
Empire State Building in New York CityUnited States, emitting green lights as a tribute to the Idul Fitri on October 12 to 14, 2007.

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