Jun 12 2013
This year the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr is on August, 8th. Wish your Muslim friends: “Eid Mubarak”
It’s traditional to give gifts to your Muslim friends for Eid al-Fitr. Here are a few Eid shopping tips:
MuslimMatters Did you ever stop to wonder what it would be like if Muslim families could also celebrate Christmas and Hanukkah in their own homes? Of course you didn’t – that’s haram (forbidden). Muslims have a profoundly intimate holiday meant just for themselves- a spectacularly grand culmination of an entire month’s worth of fasting, prayer, fasting, devotion, fasting, worship, remembrance, fasting, charity, fasting, self-reflection, fasting, and fasting.
Giving a bad Eid gift is worse than giving no gift at all. For instance: Suddenly Karim didn’t feel so excited about getting Eid gifts from his wife anymore.
Sometimes the choices you make for Eid gifts may backfire, and land you in serious trouble, or worse- may land you in the hospital.
You could always bring your favorite animal to sacrifice in person, a very popular Eid tradition, but a little messy and may be upsetting to small children.
Instead, give your favorite Muslim the ultimate Eid gift: