The feast of Eid Al-Adha

Eid al-Adha is an Islamic holiday. At today's event commemorated the sacrifice, that is when the Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham), who are willing to sacrifice his son Ishmael to God, to sacrifice his son Ismail, was replaced by him with the sheep.

On this holiday, Muslims gather in the morning and perform Eid prayers together in the field, such as when to celebrate Idul Fitri. After prayers, performed slaughter of sacrificial animals, to commemorate God's command to Prophet Ibrahim who slaughtered sheep as a substitute for his son.

Eid al-Adha falls on the 10th month of Dhu al-Hijjah, the day falls exactly 70 days after the celebration of Eid al-Fitr. Today also its proscribed Tasyrik days fasting for Muslims.

Central celebration of Eid al-Adha is a small village in Saudi Arabia named Mina, near Mecca. Here there are three stone pillars symbolizing the devil and should be stoned by Muslims who were riding Hajj.

Eid al-Adha is the peak day of the pilgrimage that Muslims carried out.

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