Eid

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Eid or EID may refer to:

Islamic holidays

An Eid is a Muslim religious festival:

  • Eid al-Fitr (عيد الفطر ʿĪd al-Fiṭr, "Festival of Breaking the Fast"), marks the end of the month of Ramadan
  • Eid al-Adha (عيد الأضحى ʿĪd al-ʾAḍḥā, "Festival of the Sacrifice"), falls on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah and lasts for four days until the 13th day

In addition, Shia Muslims may observe:

  • Eid al-Ghadeer, an Eid for Shia Muslims which marks the nomination of Ali, Mohammed's cousin, as the successor of Mohammed
  • Eid al-Mubahila, an Eid for Shia Muslims which marks the success of Muslims in a peaceful debate with the Christians of the time
  • Eid-e-Shuja', an Eid for Shia Muslims which marks the end of the mourning period after the events of Karbala

Places

Norway

Science and technology

See also

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