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Eid al-Fitr

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Eid al-Fitr, is one of the great and important Islamic event after the end of the holy month of Ramadan, when Muslims spent a month of fasting and refusing to eat and drink, and doing many mubah, with particular customs.

The first day of the month of Shawwal (the tenth month of the lunar Islamic calendar) is variable based on the advent of the crescent of moon, according to the location of each Islamic country and this day is called Eid al-Fitr. Eid Al-Fitr holiday is two days in Iran.

This Eid is one of the spiritual events related to the beliefs of the people with the various culture and customs in accordance with the specific traditions of the region in each parts of Iran.

Eid al-Fitr is especially important in areas such as Khuzestan, Golestan, Mazandaran, Gilan, Sistan and Baluchestan, North Khorasan, Kerman, Yazd, Central, Kurdistan, Hormozgan and East Azarbaijan.

Eid al-Fitr prayer is one of the recommended prayers held as a congregational prayer in the morning of the Eid with certain ceremonies.


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