Eid-Ul-Fitr Moon Sightening Latest Update, Check Here.

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Eid-Ul-Fitr Moon Sightening Latest Update, Check Here.

Eid Crescent Moon Sightening Latest Update

The Crescent for the month of Shawwal 1442 was not seen today in Sudia Arabic, Eid ul Fitr to fall on Thursday in, 13 May 2021.

Eid ul-Fitr May 2021: The festival of breaking the fast, Eid al-Fitr is also known as Meethi Eid is a major Muslim festival that marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan. The festival is celebrated across the world on the first day of Shawwal, the tenth month of the Islamic calendar (Hijri).

Saudi Arabia: Eid-ul-Fitr or Eid-al-Fitr marks the first day of Shawwal month. Muslims in Saudi Arabia will make an attempt to sight the moon tonight. If the crescent Moon is sighted tonight, then the Gulf countries will be celebrating their Holy festival on May 12, 2021.

Saudi Arabia country follows the Umm al-Qura calendar that is determined at the Institute of Astronomical & Geophysical Research of the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) in Riyadh.

Every year, Eid-ul-Fitr occurs approximately 10-11 days earlier depending on the occurrence of the crescent moon because lunar months are shorter than the solar months, hence it varies from country to country by about a day.

The crescent moon is first sighted in Saudi Arabia after the rest of the world assumes when to celebrate the festival. India usually celebrates Eid on the second day of the crescent moon sighting in Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court calls Muslims in UAE, Qatar, and other Arab states to sight the crescent moon on Tuesday evening, which will mark the beginning of Eid-ul-Fitr and the end of Ramadan 2021.

Apart from praying to Allah, exchanging gifts, relishing traditional delicacies, and wishing each other ‘Eid Mubarak,’ the festival is also celebrated by offering zakat which is considered one of the five pillars of Islam.

People contribute a part of their earnings to charity as a gesture of equality in celebration.

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