islamic celebrations: discovering ramadan, eid al fitr, and eid al adha
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Discovering Ramadan, Eid Al Fitr,andEid Al Adha
Who celebrates these holidays?MUSLIMS do!Muslims are from any country or ethnicity
The Five PillarsBelief in one GodPrayer, 5 times a dayFasting in RamadanCharityMake pilgrimage to Mecca
Ramadan symbols Dates Fanooz (Lanterns)
Ramadan is...the name of an Islamic monththe 9th month of the lunar calendar (we commonly use a solar calendar)
Moon = LunarSun = Solar
Ramadan is....the month of fasting for Muslims
FASTING means no eating or drinking from dawn (daybreak) until dusk (sunset)!!!What do you think that might be like?
Good thing:Kids don't have to fast!Elderly and sick people also don't fast
Ramadan activities include...Visiting with familyAttending special prayersGiving charity
When Ramadan is over....Muslims celebrate with the holiday called Eid Al Fitr! Woohoo!!!!
On Eid Al Fitr, Muslims.....Attend prayersWear new clothesGive CharityExchange giftsGather with family and friends
Or they might....Go to Carnivals or paradesColor their hands with henna dye (girls)
Eid Al Adha (symbol)
Why is the lamb a symbol of Eid Al adha?Prophet IbrahimAttributes: faithful and devotedSacrificeRam (lamb/sheep) replaced IsmaelAny connections?
Eid Al AdhaWe remember Prophet Ibrahim's faith by:Attending prayersGiving CharityEating lambGiving giftsAttending parties or other amusementsVisiting family and friends
Greeting: "Eid Mubarak!"What greeting do YOU say for your holiday?
Uh oh, Quiz Time! Put on your thinking caps.1. Where do Muslims live?2. When do Muslims fast? (the name of the month)3. What is a symbol of Ramadan?4. Name one thing Muslims do to celebrate Eid al Fitr.5. What do Muslims eat during Eid Al Ahda?
Thank you! Happy Holidays!Goodbye!