Are there cards for celebrating Eid al-Fitr?


Quick Answer

Cards to celebrate the festival of Eid al-Fitr, the breaking of the fast after Ramadan, are widely available both on- and offline. Some sites that offer electronic or downloadable cards include GreetingCardUniverse.com, DGreetings.com and DeepestFeelings.com.

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Eid cards often feature the phrase "Eid Mubarak," a traditional holiday greeting that translates roughly as "happy or blessed Eid." Fancy or traditional Arabic calligraphy and poems wishing the recipient light and happiness are common features. Card utilize symbols of light and joy, along with images of prayer or celebration, including fireworks. Images from the natural world, including flowers and landscapes, are also common, but pictures of animals are rare due to Islamic proscriptions on depicting creatures.

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