Instead of wishing a happy new year, greet your fellow Malay-Muslim friend with “Selamat Hari Raya” which translates to “have a happy celebration.” Follow this greeting with “maaf zahir dan batin” which loosely means “forgive me for all my wrongdoings” as it’s also an auspicious day to seek forgiveness.
How do you greet someone on Hari Raya?
When you arrive, make a point to look for your host (and his or her parents) and greet them with “selamat hari raya,” which loosely translates to “happy joyous day” in Malay. Another version you might come across is “Eid mubarak”, which is “blessed celebration” in Arabic.
What do you say to Hari Raya?
Hari Raya Puasa Vs Hari Raya Haji, And Other Calendar Dates To Note
|Hari Raya Puasa|
|What to say||“Selamat Hari Raya Puasa”, or simply “Selamat Hari Raya”|
|Giving to others||Green packets are given to parents, elderly relatives, children and young unmarried adults. Muslims also give alms during the holy month of Ramadan.|
How do you wish Hari Raya Aidilfitri in English?
Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri! Great joy to you and all in your family. May Hari Raya bring you happiness all throughout the wonderful year! Wishing you happiness and smiles, growth and prosperity to shine and sparkle in your field of excellence.
What is Hari Raya Aidilfitri about in English?
Hari Raya Aidilfitri, the festival of the breaking of the fast, a religious holiday celebrated by Muslims in Malaysia. Hari Raya means ‘celebration day’, and Hari Raya Aidilfitri is the day that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of dawn-to-sunset fasting.
How do I ask for forgiveness Hari Raya?
The young seek forgiveness from the old on the first day of Hari Raya. This involves them getting on their knees, placing their forehead on the hand of the elders and apologising for their wrongdoings. You may at times, catch them saying, ‘maaf zahir dan batin’ which literally means ‘forgive me outwardly and inwardly’.
What do you do on Hari Raya?
On Hari Raya Aidilfitri, Muslims in Singapore end their time of fasting with a joyous celebration of forgiveness, fellowship and food.
- The streets of Geylang Serai come alive with festive lights and a popular bazaar during the fasting month.
- Catch the various cultural performances during the Hari Raya Light-Up ceremony.
What do Malay eat during Hari Raya?
The festive food of the Malays or Malay traditional Hari Raya foods are commonly made out of rice like ketupat, ketupat palas, lontong, and lemang as the main staple food of the Malays is rice (Zain, 2009).
Do you say happy Eid?
If you want to wish somebody “Happy Eid” this year, the traditional way would be to greet them with “Eid Mubarak”. This is the Arabic phrase used by Muslims during both Eid al-Adha and the the Eid al-Fitr celebrations earlier in the year.