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"Hari Raya" (Malay for "Day of Celebration") is a term used in Malaysia that can apply to the Muslim festivals of Eid ul-Fitr or Eid ul-Adha. Typically, simply "Hari Raya" refers to Eid ul-Fitr, which is also known as "Hari Raya Aidilfitri" or "Hari Raya Puasa" (literally "Fasting Day of Celebration"). When referring to Eid ul-Adha, phrases such as "Hari Raya Aidiladha", "Hari Raya Haji" ("Pilgrimage Day of Celebration") or "Hari Raya Korban" ("Sacrificial Day of Celebration") are used. Jump to: navigation, search The Malay language, also known locally as Bahasa Melayu, is an Austronesian language spoken by the Malay people who reside in the Malay peninsula, southern Thailand, Singapore, central eastern Sumatra, the Riau islands, and parts of the coast of Borneo. ... Jump to: navigation, search A Muslim (Arabic: مسلم) is an adherent of Islam. ... A festival or fest is an event, usually staged by a local community, which centers on some theme, sometimes on some unique aspect of the community. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Islamic holiday of Eid ul-Fitr (Arabic: عيد الفطر), often abbreviated as simply Eid, marks the end of Ramadan, the month of fasting. ... Jump to: navigation, search Eid ul-Adha (Arabic: عيد الأضحى) is second in the series of Eid festivals that Muslims celebrate. ...

As Eid ul-Fitr often coincides with either the Hindu festival of Deepavali or the Chinese New Year, which are both celebrated in Malaysia, portmanteaus such as DeepaRaya or Kongsi Raya have been created that refer to Eid ul-Fitr and one of the two festivals. Jump to: navigation, search It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Hindu people. ... Diwali taking place in a rural area Dīpãvali (also transliterated Deepavali; Sanskrit: row of lights) or Diwãli (contracted spelling) is the Hindu festival of lights, held on the final day of the Vikram calendar, one type of a Hindu calendar that is followed by North Indians. ... Jump to: navigation, search Chinese New Year (Chinese: 春節, 春节, ChÅ«njíe; 農曆新年, 农历新年, Nónglì XÄ«nnián; or 過年, 过年, Guònián), also known as the Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays. ... Jump to: navigation, search A portmanteau (plural: portmanteaux) is a word that is formed by combining both sounds and meanings from two or more words. ...


  • "Hari Raya Aidiladha". Retrieved Nov. 2, 2005.
  • "Hari Raya Puasa". Retrieved Nov. 2, 2005.

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Hari Raya Puasa (0 words)
Hari Raya Puasa is a very important occasion that is celebrated by Muslims all over the world.
The words ‘Hari Raya’ mean 'day of celebration.' Many mistake Hari Raya Puasa for the Muslim New Year but it is not.
Overall, Hari Raya Puasa is a delightful festival for the Muslims.
Hari Raya Aidil Fitri (504 words)
Hari Raya Puasa bermula apabila anak bulan kelihatan, menandakan bermulanya bulan Syawal, iaitu bulan ke sepuluh dalam kalender Hijrah Islam.
Perayaan Hari Raya Puasa juga merupakan berakhirnya tempoh untuk membayar zakat fitrah iaitu zakat yang dikenakan kepada mereka yang masih hidup sehingga masa itu.
Perayaan Hari Raya Puasa bermula sebaik sahaja anak bulan disahkan kelihatan oleh pemegang Mohor Besar Diraja, dimana takbir akan bergema di masjid-masjid menandakan mulanya perayaan Hari Raya Puasa.
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