Brief Story of Eid ul-Adha: What is The Festival All About?

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One of the most interesting and important things in the Muslim Umma, first communication and unit United.

For a strong friendship to build up in the Muslim community, Muslims have to meet and rejoice with each other.

Maybe that one of the reasons why Allah have tested prophet Ibraheem (AS).

That said, in this short story about Eid ul-Adha, you will get to know some brief important information.

What is Eid ul-Adha?

It means ‘Festival of Sacrifice’ and it’s the festival that reminds us, the prophet Ibrahim’s willingness to sacrifice his son when Allah ordered him to.

However, the 3-days celebrate the time when Prophet Ibraheem (A.S) had a dream which was a message from Allah (SWT) asking him to sacrifice his son Isma’il as an act of obedience to Allah.

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Above all, the devil tempted Prophet Ibraheem (A.S) by advising him to disobey Allah (SWT) and spare his son.

As Prophet Ibraheem (A.S) was about to kill his son when Allah (SWT) stopped him and gave him a lamb to sacrifice instead.

Alhamdulilah, glory be to Allah (SWT)

How Muslims Celebrate Eid?

Muslims sacrifice a sheep or goat. Also, meat is shared equally between family, friends and the poor.

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Eid usually starts with Muslims going to the Mosque for prayers. Then, dress in the best clothes. And thank Allah for all the blessings He has placed on us.

It is the time when Muslims visit family and friends. And will also give money to charity so that poor person can also celebrate.

Eid ul-Adha is celebrated on the last day of the Hajj. The Hajj is the pilgrimage to Makkah. It takes place every year and is the Fifth Pillar of Islam.

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During the Hajj the pilgrims perform acts of worship and renew their faith in Allah (SWT). They also stand before the Kaaba, a shrine built by Prophet Ibraheem, and they praise Allah together.

Most importantly, the Kaaba is the most asset in Islam.

Pilgrims walk around the Kaaba seven times.

In summary, that’s the brief Story of the grand festival in Islam, Eid ul-Adha. As we are preparing for the day, you should know the rulings that guide the Festival. So I urge you to read this friendly post.

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