Feast of Sacrifice


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Noun1.Feast of Sacrifice - the 10th day of Dhu'l-Hijja; all Muslims attend a service in the mosques and those who are not pilgrims perform a ritual slaughter of a sheep (commemorating God's ransom of Abraham's son from sacrifice) and give at least a third of the meat to charity
feast day, fete day - a day designated for feasting
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Eidul Adha or the Feast of Sacrifice has been celebrated as a national holiday in the Philippines since it was mandated by law in 2009.
Ebrahim called on Bangsamoro leaders to strive for moral governance (to fight corruption) in the Bangsamoro and to continue their pro-active stance on peace as the Muslim world observed the 2019 Eid'l Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) on Sunday, August 11.
Interim Chief Minister Ahod 'Murad' Ebrahim of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) has called for moral governance and pro-active stance on peace as the Muslim world observed on Sunday the 2019 Eid'l Adha (Feast of Sacrifice).
The day, also known as the Feast of Sacrifice, falls on Aug 12.
In Arabic, the name of the holiday means "Feast of Sacrifice".
He told Arab News that the cows are purchased by the local community for the Feast of Sacrifice. "We are selective about the vendors, we only choose the best-quality cows (that are) large-built and affordable."
Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara State has felicitated with the Muslim community on Eid-ul-Adha (feast of sacrifice) celebration, calling on the faithful to spend the holiday reflecting on the lessons of the season.
By sunset, they will move to the rocky plain of Muzdalifa to gather pebbles to throw at the stone columns symbolising the devil at Jamarat on Sunday, which marks the first day of Eid Al Adha, or the feast of sacrifice.
Walang Pasok: Palace declares August 12 'regular holiday' for Eid'l Adha !-- -- (Philstar.com) - August 8, 2019 - 10:45am MANILA, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte declared August 12, Monday a regular holiday in observance of the Muslim feast of Eid-al Adha or Feast of Sacrifice.
In a statement, Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo said the Office of the President hoped that with such declaration, Muslim Filipinos can properly observe and enjoy the Feast of Sacrifice with their loved ones.
File photo - The Egyptian Interior Ministry CAIRO -- 2 August 2019: Egypt's Ministry of Interior granted all inmates nationwide one exceptional visit on the occasion of Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice), which falls this year on Aug.11.
Eid Al Adha, also known as the Feast of Sacrifice, is one of two Eid festivals celebrated by Muslims to commemorate Prophet Ibrahim's willingness to sacrifice his son to the God.