Hari Raya Aidilfitri – One of the Most Significant Festivals Held in Malaysia
Hari Raya Aidilfitri is one of the most important & notable occasions for Islam religion. It is a glorious festival celebrated by the Muslims throughout the world in order to mark the end of the fasting month- refereed as the Ramadan in the calendar of Islam. This renowned festival is popularly known to Hari Raya Puasa or simply Hari Raya. This joyous occasion is observed by the appearance of the new moon, as it indicates individual exultation and achievement, a moral triumph of self-discipline and abstention from food, drink, smoking during the day-time.
The Significant Value of Hari Raya Aidilfitri
The day of Hari Raya is not just a day of wearing new clothes, feasting or visiting your beloved ones. It has a deeper meaning and calls for devotion to Allah. The day is started with a congregation in the mosques where they worship together with utmost sincerity and integrity. At the mosque, they do Hari Raya Puasa prayer followed by visiting the graves of the deceased. Hari Raya Aidilfitri is a day to pay homage and tribute to the countless blessings, magnificence and compassion of Lord Allah. This day specifies the ending of Ramadan that demonstrates the determination of humans. This beautiful event symbolizes purification and renewal and reaching out to Allah by praying for his divine blessing.
The glorious festival – Hari Raya Aidilfitri is going to be held in 19 Aug 2012 & 20 Aug 2012. It comes in the first Syawal according to the Islamic Calendar. But the correct date of this event is officially announced by the Islamic authorities according to the occurrence of the moon.
At the Hari Raya day, all people forgive and renew their relationships. All the Muslims recite the prayers and cleanse themselves spiritually by engaging themselves in charity.
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If you are making a plan to travel Malaysia during the days of Ramadan, then never miss the chance to experience this wonderful festival “Hari Raya Aidilfitri”.