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his companions were entertained on their day of
festivity. Aisha, the wife of the Prophet narrates
to us the following:

"It was the day of Id, and the Ethiopians were play-
ing with shields and spears; so either I requested
the Prophet (saw) or he asked me whether I would
like to see the display. I replied in the affirmative.
Then the Prophet (saw) made me stand behind him
and my cheek was touching his cheek and he was
saying, ,,Carry on! O Bani Arfida, till I got tired."
Though we all have our own ideas of entertain-
ment, the following are just few of many things
Muslims participate in on the day of festivity to
increase quality time with family and friends:
Many communities enjoy coordinating carni-
vals for all ages to enjoy.

Buy or exchange gifts between parents and
siblings and/or friends.
Take the kids to an arcade.

Go to an amusement parks