Happy Eid: Thousands of Saskatoon Muslims gather to celebrate special day

Happy Eid: Thousands of Saskatoon Muslims gather to celebrate special day

Happy Eid: Thousands of Saskatoon Muslims gather to celebrate special day

Thousands of people in prayer filled the University of Regina football field early Friday morning as the Muslim community gathered to celebrate the end of Ramadan.

In Muslim majority countries, capital cities commonly are decorated with lights commemorating the end of the holy month. Special guest Imam Jamal led the prayer. "So it's attractive to see all the people celebrating the end Ramadan and praying together in the mosque", said the Palestinian immigrant, Nour Eddin Abdalla, who's in Brazil for 15 years. Adherents observe Ramadan with spiritually cleansing fasts, which last from sunrise to sundown each day and constitute one of the five pillars of Islam.

In the same message, Dutertesaid he joins Filipino Muslims who marked the end of Ramadan and reaffirmed their commitment to self-purification and jubilation.

Muslims come together on this day to attend the masjid (a mosque where Muslims go to worship Allah), for a short sermon and prayer.

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"We tried really, really hard to build it up and get the youth back involved in the mosque", said Shawar, 20.

Sixteen years later, the crowd celebrating Eid - and the Islamic community in Saskatoon - has become much larger. Eid-el-Fitr teaches denial, dedication, discipline and diligence.

"We understand Muslims have always been part of this community and are becoming a stronger part of this community".

"In Cincinnati we don't do a unified Eid, so this is really cool", Ms. Alwan said.

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"On behalf of our family, Sophie and I extend our warmest wishes to all those celebrating Eid al-Fitr".

"Together, let us engage in acts of charity as we steer our nation towards a more progressive and tolerant future", and hopes "love and understanding" would prevail in the country amid efforts toward the genuine transformation of the Philippines. Eid gifts, known as Eidi, are often given to children and relatives. It's also traditional to give to the poor on Eid.

Like Christmas to Christians, he said, Eid is held in similar regard among Muslims.

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