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Eid Al-Adha - Six Facts About Eid

EID AL-ADHA SIX FACTS ABOUT EID According to the Islamic calendar, which is based on the lunar cycle, Eid Al-Adha begins on the tenth of Dhu'l-Hijja, the twelfth month of the Islamic year. However, the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used across the world, is based on the solar cycle. Therefore, the Eid Al-Adha moves 11 days back on the Gregorian calendar every The Eid Al-Adha dates are Eid Al-Adha, is an Islamic festival to commemorate Prophet Abraham's willingness to follow God's command to sacrifice his confirmed only if reputable moon-sighting committees in the Islamic world announce they have spotted the new moon with the naked eye. Eid Al-Adha is between a only son Prophet Ishmael. Although he was a good man and loved his son; his faith and devotion to God was two and four day celebration, depending on the country. In the period around Eid Al-Adha, many Muslims travel to Mecca for the Hajj pilgrimage (one of the five pillars of Islam). The Eid begins the day after Muslims on the Hajj descend from Mount Arafat. strong enough that he would accommodate God's request. Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his own son for God caused God to spare his son's life, and a lamb was sacrificed in his place. year. 000 On the first morning of Eid A Muslim must pronounce Allah's (God's) name before sacrificing a sheep and make sure it is of a certain age and Eid Al-Adha is the Festival of Sacrifice. A sheep, cow, goat, buffalo or camel is sacrificed in the name of Al-Adha, Muslims around the world attend morning prayers at their local mosques. It has been said that it is better for one to take in good health. When slaughtering sheep, a Muslim must ensure the sacrifice meets Islamic standards, and God. The meat from the sacrifice is divided into three portions: a third for the family, a third to friends, and a third donated to the poor. a different route back home than route first taken to go to the mosque. Taking a different route gives you the chance to spread the greetings of Salam to different people. the meat is 'halal'. The It is customary for Muslims to mark the occasion by giving away gifts, wearing new clothes, and visiting family and friends. Older family members usually give children money in Eid slaughterer must cut a deep incision into the animal's neck, severing the jugular veins and carotid arteries, to make sure blood is drained out of the animals body. Al-Adha. media Wish you a happy and blessed Eid!

Eid Al-Adha - Six Facts About Eid

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Eid al-Adha or the Feast of Sacrifice, is celebrated by Muslims all over the world as a major holiday for a period of three to fours days. The majority of Muslims will attend the special prayers held ...


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