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Monday, October 29, 2012

Eid al-Adha is Muslims cultural holiday

Eid al-Adha is a day to honor Abraham's sacrifice of his son. On this day, there are Prayers, Eaten food and one present for each child and a goat sacrifice.

Sacrifice like the Eid al Adha is not just for Muslims culture. Sacrifice always meant giving up of something for the greater good. The Holly Eid al Adha, different practices but with the same symbolization, to sacrifice and share. 

All Muslims around in the world observe Eid al-Adha. This is in commemoration of Ibrahim (ahs) also known as Abraham in his willingness to sacrifice his son Ishmael (Isma’il) when Allah ordered him to. Great Allah intervened and instead asked to have a sheep to be sacrificed.

The story is also found in The Holly Qur’an, Jewish Torah and the Christian Old Testament Genesis 22.
Also known as the “Greater Eid” and “Festival of Sacrifice”, is the second most important festival for World all Muslims. 

This is done at the end of the Hajj or the annual pilgrimage to Mecca. All around the world, Muslims celebrate this Muslims holiday.


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