There are two stem Eid’s (Celebration Festivals) in Islam: Eid-ul-Fitr, which represent the completion of the Holy Month of Ramadan; and Eid-ul-Adha, the largest Bakra Qurbani Eid, which follows the maneuver of the annual Hajj pilgrimage, at the instance of Qurbani (sacrifice). Although Eid-ul-Adha has no immediate relation to the Hajj Pilgrimage, it is but a day later the completion of Hajj and therefore has significance in time.
The occasion of Eid-ul-Adha or Bakra Eid shower on the 10th day in the ultimate month of the Islamic Lunar Calendar; Dhu-al-Hijjah. This year, bakra eid date will be Friday 31 July 2020 in Pakistan. The day that occasion fall on is symbiotic on a logical sighting of the moon, following the completion of the annual Holy Pilgrimage of Hajj – which is an imperative for all Muslim’s who fit specific measure, one of the important Five Pillars of Islam. The occasion of Eid-ul-Adha is to commemorate Prophet Ibrahim’s love to Allah SWT and his readiness to commit his son, Ismail. At the very point of commit, Allah SWT replaced Ismail with a ram, which was to be butchering in place of his son.
This command from Allah SWT was a test of Prophet Ibrahim’s eagerness and loyalty to follow his Lord’s command, without question. thus, Eid-ul-Adha means the festival of sacrifice. Depending on the country, the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha can last anywhere between two and four days. The order of Qurbani (sacrifice) is take out following the Eid Salaah (Eid Prayers), which are execute in congregation at the nearest Mosque on the morning of Eid.
The occasion of animal sacrifice total three days, from the 10th to the 12th of Dhu-al-Hijjah. The sacrificial animal essential be a sheep, lamb, goat, cow, bull or a camel; the sheep, lamb or goat exist of one Qurbani share, whereas a bull, cow or camel exist of seven shares per animal. The animal must be healthy and over a assurance age in order to be butchering, in a “halal” intimate, Islamic way.
The Qurbani meat can then sectioned into three equal particular per share; one-third is for you and your family, one-third is for friends, and the final third is to be give to those in need. Donate your Qurbani with Muslim Aid this year and assure your share goes to those who are most in need.
From all at Muslim Aid, a blessed Eid Mubarak to you all.