Muslims congregate for Eid prayers as Zilhaj concludes


The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has asked Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of peace and unity as they celebrate the Eid-el-Kabir festival.

Palestinians pray on the first day of Eid al-Adha at the Al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem's old city, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. When Allah saw Ibrahim's willingness to kill his son in order to appease him, he stopped him and gave him a lamb to sacrifice instead.

The Eid-ul-Adha comes 2 months and 10 days after the end of the Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the end of 30 or 29 days of fasting in the month of Ramadan.

Eid 2018: Enjoy the day with friends and family.

Dhul Hijsah is one of the holiest months of the Islamic calendar, and it is also the month when Hajj takes place.

Ibrahim and his wife travelled to Mecca to carry out the sacrifice, and where met with distractions.

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I wish you a very happy and peaceful Eid ul Adha.

They will rest ahead of the final stage of Hajj: a symbolic "stoning of the devil" ritual.

The footage of the overcrowded Dhaka station shows the true extent to which the event is popular among the Bangladeshi community, 86 percent of whom are Muslim.

According to him, the meat or blood of the sacrificed ram can not reach but Allah is only concern about the piety of a believer.

Eid al-Adha, which in Arabic literally means the "festival of the sacrifice", commemorates the story of the Muslim Prophet Ibrahim's test of faith. The animal is gifted to friends and family, distributed among the poor, while, a part is cooked at home.

On Monday, worshipers performed day-long prayers and recitals of the Holy Qur'an on a rocky hill known as Mount Arafat, east of Mecca, where Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) delivered his last Hajj sermon.