Happy Eid Mubarak to everyone celebrating within the Wakefield district and across the World!
Today is a celebration of the end of Ramadan/fasting, meaning that it is a day of feasting. Eid ul Fitr is just one of the two celebrated events in the Muslim calendar, offering the opportunity to give to charity and it is associated with appreciating the blessings God has bestowed.
Starting with congregational prayer, it is celebrated by wearing one’s best clothes, eating delicious food, exchanging presents and getting together with family.
Now you have more context into how Eid Mubarak is celebrating amongst the Muslim population, one of the Foundation’s SSP staff, Hamza Mohammed, has written his story below…