Eid ul Adha History

Eid ul Adha is an Islamic event which is observed in Islam worldwide. Here is the brief history of Eid ul Adha. Another name for Eid-ul-Adha is the festivity of act and festival of sacrifice. Eid- ul- Adha is celebrated on the 10th day of Dhul Hajj, the Islamic month according to the lunar Muslim calendar. Eid- ul- Adha occurs roughly 70 days at the end of Ramadan month. The fate of Eid- ul- Adha is celebrated in the commemoration of Prophet Abraham’s readiness to sacrifice Ishmael, his son for Allah. The story about this festivity Tell, how Abraham was ready to sacrifice his son and remained actual to Allah. The story says how Allah told Abraham, to lift up the basis of Kabah that was a blessed place in Mecca. Allah also asked Abraham to sacrifice his son, in a dream. Abraham along with his beloved son beginning moving towards Mina for the act Some of the demons tried to direct Abraham away from his way but Abraham was true to Allah and as he was just laid to sacrifice his son, Allah stopped him and gave him a ram to act instead of sacrificing his son.

This festival is thereby said to be a festivity of sacrifice. Some people celebrate Eid- ul- Adha because it ends the pilgrim’s journey or Hajj for those Muslims who make a journey to Mecca each yr Just like Eid ul Fitr, Eid- ul – Azha also start with a small prayer followed by Khutba. The Khutba is conveyed from Mount Arafat in Mecca. It is assumed that Eid- ul- Adha should last for 3 days but some of the Moslem traditions think that Eid- ul- Fitr last for 3 days and Eid- ul- Adha last for 4 days. The 1st day of Eid- ul- Adha is a vacation and all the members of the family dress up in new and beauteous vesture to move out for Eid- ul- Adha prayers (Salah) in big groups. This sacrifice made by the Muslim community is known as “Qurbani”.

Once the animal is sacrificed then the chow of the animal is apportioned among the friends, relatives, neighbour and hapless people. Muslim communities on this day take care that no poor and destitute Moslem is missed out to provide the sacrificial veal Eid Ul Adha is known through several names all over the world like, “Kurban Bayrami” or “Sacrifice fete “. In Singapore & Malaysia, it is known as Hari Raya Haji. In West Africa, it is known as Tabaski. In South-East Asia Eid is called Hari Raya Aidil Adha and Id al-Adha or Idu’zZuha among the Indian community. In Bangladesh, it is called either Eid-ul-Azha or Id al-Adha. One can see that this festivity of Eid-Ul-Adha is known through so many names in various parts of the country but the spirit to celebrate this festivity among all the Muslims remain the same irrespective of the locating.

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