Eid is right around the corner and while it is a thanksgiving day where Muslims assemble in a brotherly and joyful atmosphere to offer their gratitude to Allah, it is not confined to spiritual devotion and verbal expressions. It goes far beyond than that to manifest itself in a handsome shape of social and humanitarian spirit.
On the Eid day, Muslims get up early in the morning. They take a bath and put on their best dresses. They decorate their homes in an elaborate fashion. They thank Allah, visit mosques and offer prayers in the form of ‘Namaz’. They embrace one another and exchange Eid greetings. ‘Eid Mubarak’ is on the lips of each Muslim.
With a matter of days to Eid, everyone must be busy preparing and shopping. Worry not, TBS is here to make the task less daunting. We bring you the best of decor, fashion and food to make Eid a celebration to remember.
LET THERE BE LIGHT
Eid means “recurring happiness” or “festivity”. Every special occasion calls for some home decor that reflects the positivity of the house and its members. And similarly on Eid, everyone decorates their home with lights, hanging decorations, centrepieces amongst other things.
Light up your house with balloons, handcrafted cut-outs, lights, DIY banners, scented candles, painted trays, ribbons etc.
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DRESS UP FOR EID
Eid is celebrated around the world with gusto and since it marks a special occasion, everyone wants to look their best and are often seen busy planning their Eid outfits because if you look good, you feel good and when you feel good, you spread cheer wherever you go. Since, this time Eid falls in june and it’s summer all over, floral and pastels are a rage this season making you feel dainty and feminine. And, if you are in an experimental mood, go with jewel tones, and you’ll surely feel regal, princess like.
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RELISH YOUR EID
Food is central to any celebration. In India, no celebration is ever complete without food. Be it Diwali, Holi, Gurupurab or Christmas. On Eid, Sweets are distributed, gifts are given and delicious dishes are prepared at home. Friends and relatives are invited to feasts. In India, all communities join the Muslims in celebrating Eid. Sharing food is the best way to celebrate, it creates bond and brings people closer.
There is no dearth of delicious dishes prepared during Eid like, Mutton Nihari, Awadhi Mutton Biryani, Galouti Kebab, Lamb Kofta, Seviyan, Sheer Khumra and everyone wants a bite.
There is no better way to relish Eid than to eat to your heart’s content.
It is a festival of love and goodwill. It gives us a message to love all and hate none. It teaches us to embrace all men as brothers. Separated lovers hope to meet on this day. It exhorts us to bid goodbye to hatred, jealousy and hostility and bring in an era of love, sympathy and brotherhood.
What better way to celebrate than decorate your house, look your best and relish delicacies? Nothing. Everyone loves to go through these steps like they’re a ritual and in some way they are rituals. You plan a month ahead for Eid, sometimes more to make it memorable.
And, we are helping you do just that.