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Idul Fitri is about virtue of mercy, compassion

  • Azis Anwar Fachrudin

Yogyakarta | Wed, June 13 2018 | 12:59 am

PREMIUM Idul Fitri is the biggest annual celebration that drives the largest movement of people in Indonesia. Preceded by mudik, an exodus in the last week of Ramadhan, Idul Fitri prayers and sermons will have the largest number of attendees, much bigger than the weekly Friday prayers.

There will be many halal bihalal (Idul Fitri gatherings), a phrase derived from Arabic that, despite being gramma...