Muslims are celebrating Eid al-Fitr, a holy day that comes at the end of Ramadan. Eid al-Fitr is a day of merriment and thanksgiving marked by gatherings with friends and family, preparing sweet delicacies, wearing new clothes, exchanging gifts and putting up lights.
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-- "Sharing joy." Kakoli Tahmina, Facebook "Celebration of victory, forgiveness with people surrounding, glorious food, happiness and a beautiful time to look and feel great." -- rc55, Instagram A moment of sharing with my Muslim friends and neighbors! Enjoy your celebration, and thanks for your help and generosity throughout the year. I love living among you! - Claire Andco, Facebook "It's the day of acceptance and self realization to tolerence - putting all differences aside and hugging each other with open hearts and broad mind, a day to realization and being thankful" — Muzammil Amer, Facebook "Eid means reflecting on how to make myself a tad bit better for the ppl around me." @dasghar, Twitter
-- arifwidodo, Instagram "It's tradition to hug each other and saying "Eid Mubark," and when we return home, everyone is excited to eat special Eid food with family. Then the whole day guests, friends and family get together, and this makes this event beautiful." - Abram Jacob, Facebook "A feast to end the fasting month and a lovely time of love with the family." - bobbyanwar, Instagram "The beauty of Eid, its smiles, its beautiful faces, abundant food, abundant drinks, the gifts, the happiness. Eid is love all around, but it also reminds me that the sun has set on Ramadan, a bittersweet feeling between joy and melancholy...." - Sabrun Jameel, Facebook "Eid means finally making it to the end of the hardest month of the year with a smile on one's face." - Asad Dhunna, Twitter
-- Lana Tuana Kizilarslan, Facebook "The end of a beautiful month." - fsr_, Instagram "Eid mean charity, and share the happines. That was Ramadan lesson, starving to feel what the dispossessed feel" - Issam Fahad, Facebook "Eid Al Fitr is the much deserved gift of feast for the ones who have fasted and demonstrated sincerity in the month of Ramadan. It's a celebration of communal harmony, where you're encouraged to visit relatives, forgive past differences and share gifts and fond memories together. It's a reminder to use your wealth for spending on people who may not be as fortunate with food, drinks and clothes. It's also a gentle reminder that as all good things conclude, so does Ramadan. Until next year, life's a journey to make an effort replicate the piety of Ramadan at all times." - Sheikh Rehmatullah, Facebook
"Celebrating/being grateful w/ my community and baking treats for all my non-Muslim friends&neighbors also a part of my community!" - @annamsays, Twitter
Pakistani beauticians apply henna designs to customers ahead of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of Ramadan at a beauty salon in Karachi on July 16, 2015.
A Pakistani vendor makes traditional sweet 'jalabi', for customers to celebrate the upcoming Eid al-Fitr holiday to mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, Thursday, July 16, 2015, in Peshawar, Pakistan.
YOGYAKARTA, INDONESIA - JULY 16 : An Indonesian Muslim man breathes fire during a game of fire football, known as 'bola api', ahead of Eid Al-Fitr celebrations on July 16, 2015 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
"Eid is the key point of any year, I take stock of my actions, what I did good or less good, and pray to God to forgive me for the people that I’ve hurt and who’ve hurt themselves because of meeting me… Eid is primarily a celebration full of joy, smiles and pride." - Na Mess, Facebook "I appreciate my Muslim brothers and sisters...many of you have gone out of your way this holy month to give to others who don't share your religion or customs...thank you from the bottom of my heart." - Carmen Vickery, Facebook
"Ramadan is a month where we fast to feel the hunger of the poor, pray for forgiveness, and at the end we celebrate god's generosity upon us where we learn how to give and be thankful for what we have. Eid mubarak to all" - Jaafar Mistrah, Facebook"Eid is about family, putting aside our differences and enjoying a nice meal at the same table" - @LittleGreyDress, Twitter "The opportunity for forgiveness and reconciliation among those who have disagreed or had conflicts. It’s a celebration where families and friends visit and exchange best wishes and eat delicious cakes." - Ahcène Boughlita, Facebook