Eid al Adha

Eid al Adha

Eid al-Adha is one of the two feasts for Muslims (and the other is Eid al-Fitr), which coincides with the Day of Dhu al-Hijjah 10 after the end of the pause on the day of Arafat, the position in which Muslim pilgrims stand to perform the most important rituals of Hajj, and ends on the 13th of Dhu al-Hijjah. This holiday is also a memorial to the story of Abraham, peace be upon him, when he saw a vision in which God commanded him to sacrifice his son Ishmael, and after his ratification of his son and his vision, God then ordered him to sacrifice a  ram (though some say it was in fact a lamb) in place of his son, so Muslims are approaching God on this day by sacrificing a cattle (sheep or cow) , Or camel) and distributing the meat of the udhiyah to relatives, the poor and their household, hence the name Eid al-Adha.

In Sharia, it lasted four days, unlike Eid al-Fitr, which lasted one day

Eid al-Adha has different names, including: the Day of Sacrifice, the Great Eid, the Hajj holiday, and others. Eid days are characterized by prayers and remembrance of God, joy and giving, and kindness to the poor.  and children wear new clothes, and sweets and fruits abound in Muslim homes. It is called the Great Feast in Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Iraq, Libya, Algeria, Sudan and Syria. It is called Eid al-Hajjaj in Bahrain.  and the Eid in Iran. And in Turkey it is called Qurba Permo. Where Muslims in Turkey go to the Qurban market in Izari to buy Eid al-Adha sacrifices according to the physical and social condition of each person, some of them buy a sheep, some of them buy a cow, and some of them buy a camel

Eid al-Adha falls on the 10th of Dhu al-Hijjah, as the Islamic world celebrates this occasion all over the earth, and extends until the 13th of Dhu al-Hijjah, where pilgrims end their rituals one day before it is the last day in which the pilgrimage takes place, where the height of these rites is on the 9th of Dhu al-Hijjah, which The pilgrims climb to Arafat mountain.

Muslims used to greet each other as soon as they finish Eid prayers, where every Muslim handshake and saying “God accepts us and you,” and “every year and you are fine.” And used to visit relatives and Maidthm.

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