Special 3 : Happy and Blessed Lebaran Day

Kind of Eid Card

After the fasting month passed, there is a day where the muslim celebrates their victory when Ramadan ends. It called Idul Fitri or Lebaran (Indonesian Words). This is a day which have been waited by all muslims in the world. Because they can control a passion physically, such as eating, intentional vomiting, hypodermic needle, and sexuality. While the controlling of passion spiritually such as restrain the anger/be patient, eliminating the prejudice, optimistic thinking, positive thinking to the other, can forgive the mistake to the others, etc. So, they celebrate it by visiting their cousin's house, eating together, and forgive each other.

Before the Lebaran Day, there is a night where the muslim celebrates something like carnival, it called Takbir surrounding. They usually use a lampion/torch or similar to decorate their festival. The Takbir surrounding is held by surrounding the whole village, starting from their Mosque, and come back to their Mosque too. It running about 8 p.m. till 10 p.m.

Takbir Surrounding on the mid of the way

When in the morning of Lebaran Day, the muslim people do an Eid pray (Sholat Ied in Indonesian word). It is usually held on the large field, soccer field, or large mosque which can load many people to do the pray. After the Eid Pray finished, the people can't go home immediately, they have to listen a lecture about 7 - 10 minutes. When the lecture is running, there's an infaq box. We can put some money inside it to contribute some of our wealth.

When Eid Pray finished, the people usually go to their cousin's house, neighbor, or close relatives, to do the apologize for their mistake which have done to them. And also hospitality to strengthen their relationship with others. There's also a term, called angpau. Angpau is a gift from someone who forgive their mistake.

An Eid Pray on the field

Beside that, they also don't forget to pilgrimage to their late grandfather/mother. It is necessary because the people believe that do a pilgrimage in Lebaran Day could reduce the sins of the deceased.

I think that's all my friend. I hope that it will entertain or adding a little of your knowledge. So, from the bottom of my heart, I just want to say = Taqabalallahu minna wa minkum, minal aidzin wal faidzin, apologize my mistake. Happy Idul Fitri . Thank you all. :)
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