Alhamdulillah, few hours ago, we heard the news that tomorrow,the Muslim community in Japan will be celebrating Eid along with millions of Muslims all over the world. This is one of the best time we as Muslims enjoy after fasting for full one month of Ramadan. However, it is also a time of reunions among family members and friends. However, one can not taste the true happiness during this festive unless he or she practically helps his less fortunate brothers and sisters around him by giving Zakat, Sadaqat and other monetary and spiritual support whenever and whereever is needed.
“Eid” is the Arabic word for a festival. We celebrate two Eids every year. The first Eid, called “Eid al-Fitr,” is celebrated at the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in honor of the month. The second, called “Eid al-Adha,” is celebrated when the pilgrims reach Mecca on the 10th of Zul Hajjat, the last month of the Islamic Hijri Calendar.. Eid has always been a peaceful event, a time to visit friends and extended family, a time to give presents to the children, a time to be happy, and, above all, a time to relax after the holy month of Ramadan..