Eid al-Adha


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Eid al-Adha

 (əl-ä′də, -äd′hä)
n.
The 10th day of Dhu'l-Hijjah in the Islamic calendar, celebrated as a holiday commemorating Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son.

[Arabic 'Īd al-'Aḍḥā, Feast of the Sacrifice : 'īd, feast; see Eid + al-, the + 'aḍḥā, sacrifice (from 'aḍḥā, to become visible, since the sacrifice is performed soon after the sun rises; see ṣ́ḥw in Semitic roots).]
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Javanese people jostle for the "Gunungan", a sacrifice in the shape of a mountain, during the Grebeg ritual as part of celebrations for Eid al-Adha at Kauman Great mosque yesterday in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
The famous archeological site attracted about 10,000 visitors on the morning of the second day of Eid Al-Adha, according to Ashraf Mohie, director of the Pyramid archeological area.
AN photo by Ahmad Hashad) RIYADH: Eid Al-Adha, the auspicious annual festival, is being celebrated with religious fervor across the Kingdom Muslims performed Eid Al-Adha prayer Friday morning at the Grand Mosque in Makkah, at the Prophet's Mosque in Madinah, and at all designated mosques throughout Saudi Arabia.
Celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Shabana Azmi and Anupam Kher on Saturday wished their fans on Eid al-Adha, hoping that this year will be filled with love, joy, prosperity and peace.
DUBAI -- United Arab Emirates (UAE) Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum on Friday performed prayers of the Muslim Eid al-Adha festival in Dubai, state news agency WAM reported.
Eid al-Adha marks the end of the Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca - an occasion when Muslims across the globe remember the noble sacrifice of Prophet Ibrahim.
Summary: Rulers receive well-wishers, exchange Eid Al-Adha greetings with them
Riyadh, Dhu-AlHijjah 10, 1438, September 01, 2017, SPA -- Muslims performed Eid Al-Adha prayer on Friday morning at the Grand Holy Mosque in Makkah, the Prophet's Holy Mosque in Madinah, and throughout the regions of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
HM King Hamad exchanges Eid Al-Adha greetings with Egyptian President.
Download Berri receives Adha congratulations from Egyptian, Palestinian presidents NNA - Speaker Nabih Berri received a telegram from Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi congratulating Eid al-Adha.
Thousands of Egyptian expats working in the Gulf countries have sent larger amounts of money to family and friends back home for Eid Al-Adha in September 2016.
The event was to mark Eid al-Adha, which marks the end of Hajj, an annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca.