Among several festivals celebrated by Muslims, Eid- Ul- Adha is also one of the special festivals of Muslim. Eid- Ul –Adha is also known as Bakr- Eid and festival of sacrifice.
On this festival Muslims sacrifice their domestic animals like goat (Bakr- Eid), sheep, cow, camel etc. This sacrifice made by Muslims is a symbol of sacrifice made by prophet Abraham.
This year Eid-ul–Adha on Friday , 1 September and ends in the evening of Saturday , 2 September .
The major ritual of the festival includes sacrifice of a lamb and distribution of it's meat to all devotees. The third Eid is celebrated as the Birthday of Prophet Muhammad and is known as 'Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi' falls on the 12th day of Rabi-Ul-Awwal.
The three Eids observed on different occasions but teach one lesson. It is the lesson of humanity, brotherhood and peace. It is one of the most awaited festivals and holds great importance religiously. The Muslims need to follow certain codes of conduct while celebrating Eid. The deeds to be avoided for Sunni Muslims during Eid are as below:
Eid- Ul –Adha celebrations start after the Hajj. The first day of Eid- Ul –Adha is celebrated on the tenth day of Duhl -Hijja, that is the last month of the Islamic year.
Although, with changing eras, the ways of eid celebrations too have molded according to the modern times. Grand fests are organized all over the world where people belonging to Muslim community come and enjoy with their family and friends. Women too indulge in festivities. However, the passage of time could not fade away the importance of traditions and customs of Eid. Eid prayers and observing fasts as per the norms in Quran still hold the same importance.
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