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As we commemorate Eid al-Fitr in the year 1445 of the Islamic calendar, let us embrace the timeless teachings of faith, gratitude, and unity that define this sacred festival. May Eid al-Fitr serve as a source of inspiration for Muslims worldwide to strive for spiritual growth, cultivate gratitude, and extend compassion to all members of the human family. In the spirit of Eid al-Fitr, let us reaffirm our commitment to building a more compassionate, inclusive, and harmonious world for generations to come. Eid Mubarak!

This marks the beginning of the month of Dhul Hijjah, the twelfth and final month of the Islamic lunar calendar. Dhul Hijjah is a sacred month for Muslims, as it contains the days of Hajj, the annual pilgrimage to Mecca, and the days of 'Eid al-Adha, the festival of sacrifice.

Salam Brothers, Afgan sisters and brothers are organizing this event with help from Christian friends who helped them to settle in Eugene. They celebrate world refugee day and this year they embrace Afgan culture with showcasing their food, music and their journey to the US. Please make sure to sign up if you are planning to experience and celebrate Afgan culture. Thank you

Eid Al Fitr 1445 | 2024

As the crescent moon ushers in the end of Ramadan, Muslims around the world eagerly anticipate the joyous occasion of Eid al-Fitr. This sacred festival marks the culmination of a month-long journey of fasting, prayer, and self-reflection. Eid al-Fitr, or the “Festival of Breaking the Fast,” is a time of immense spiritual significance and communal celebration for Muslims worldwide.

Eid al-Fitr emphasizes the importance of generosity and compassion towards those in need. It is customary for Muslims to give Zakat al-Fitr, a form of charity, to ensure that everyone can partake in the festivities and experience the joy of Eid. Beyond financial contributions, Eid al-Fitr encourages acts of kindness and solidarity within the community. Whether through volunteering, sharing meals with neighbors, or offering a helping hand to those facing hardships, Eid al-Fitr inspires Muslims to embody the principles of compassion and empathy.

One of the most beautiful aspects of Eid al-Fitr is its ability to unite Muslims from diverse backgrounds and cultures under a shared sense of faith. Regardless of nationality, ethnicity, or social status, Muslims come together to celebrate their common beliefs and values. Eid al-Fitr serves as a powerful reminder of the unity and strength that arise from embracing diversity and fostering inclusive communities. In a world marked by division and discord, Eid al-Fitr offers a glimpse of the harmony and solidarity that can be achieved through mutual respect and understanding.

As we commemorate Eid al-Fitr in the year 1445 of the Islamic calendar, let us embrace the timeless teachings of faith, gratitude, and unity that define this sacred festival. May Eid al-Fitr serve as a source of inspiration for Muslims worldwide to strive for spiritual growth, cultivate gratitude, and extend compassion to all members of the human family. In the spirit of Eid al-Fitr, let us reaffirm our commitment to building a more compassionate, inclusive, and harmonious world for generations to come. Eid Mubarak!

Eid Prayer Details:

The Eid prayer will take place at 8 am on April 10th, 2024
@ 1155 President St., Eugene, Oregon
The Church of Latter Day Saints (Basketball Court Area)

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