Ramadan over as sultan declares Friday eid-el-Fitr day

Hundreds of people offered prayers at Chandrasekharan Nair Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram on Friday to mark the end of the holy month

Hundreds of people offered prayers at Chandrasekharan Nair Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram on Friday to mark the end of the holy month

While Wishing Muslims joy, peace and prosperity this season, Oborevwori said; " I Congratulate Muslims all over the world for the successful completion of Ramadan.

Saira Musharraf, another attendant, said the celebration was so important. They also exchange gifts with friends and families.

During Ramadan adults don't eat between sunrise and sunset.

If the moon is not located this Wednesday 13th at night, the feast will be postponed to Friday 15th June 2018.

Ramadan is held during the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and is a time for spiritual reflection, spending time with loved ones, and charitable work. Thus, after Eid al-Fitr moon is seen, the month of Shawwal begins.

The holiday, which is believed to be the month Koran was first revealed to Prophet Muhammad, is a time for spiritual purification achieved through fasting, self-sacrifice and prayers.

According to many beliefs, this annual observance is regarded as one of the Five Pillars of Islam.

Together the two phrases mean "blessed Eid".

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Eid-el-Fitr is usually commemorated to mark the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan.

This date changes each year, as it is based on the lunar cycle.

"The moon was not sighted today". "This is an encouraging picture for all, as not many countries, both in the East and the West, can send such a picture".

King Salman also thanked Allah for having helped Saudi Arabia "remain adherent to Islamic Shariah law".

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They then descended on the numerous food stalls and activities available - which included fairground rides, miniature golf and laser clay pigeon shooting.

"Consequent upon this, tomorrow, Friday, the 15th day of June, 2018 becomes the first day of Shawwal, 1439 AH and is therefore declared the Sallah day for 2018 Eid-el-Fitr".

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