Celebrating Eid al Adha, strengthening family and friendly ties

On Eid al-Adha, people greet each other wishing them "Eid Mubarak" or a blessed Eid.

Clerics and community leaders delivered sermons on the festival which occurs the day after pilgrims performing Haj, the annual pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia by Muslims worldwide, descend from Mount Arafat.

Eid al-Adha honours Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son on the order of God, but according to religious scripture, God stepped in and gave him a sheep to sacrifice instead of his son. The meat of the same is consumed by the family members, relatives, friends, and the needy poor people.

Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers in a convention center in Marseille, southern France, Monday, Sept. 12, 2016.

The Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said: "I wish all Muslims in the United Kingdom and across the world a happy Eid as they gather with their families to celebrate, and congratulate all those participating in the Hajj pilgrimage".

Eid al-Adha is also called the Feast of Sacrifice.

This day falls on the 10th of Dhul Hijjah, a month in the Islamic calendar. Millions of Dhaka dwellers flocked to village homes to celebrate Eid al-Adha.

A lot of Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha in the USA.

Haj and Eid al Adha are celebrated to commemorate the sacrifices made by Prophet Ibrahim, Prophet Ismael and his mother Hager (peace be upon all of them).

Eid-al-Adha/Bakrid Mubarak 2016 Wallpaper:Eid al-Adha/Bakrid Mubarak 2016 Quotes, SMS, Whatsapp Status:Hope that you are guided by your faith in the Almighty and shine in his divine blessings. "My thoughts are with those who due to their circumstances, may be unable to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha this year", the message said. May Allah bless you abundantly with peace.

Wishing you a happy Eid.

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