Eid al-Adha 2018: Everything you need to know about Bakrid

Pauline Gross
August 21, 2018

"Eid-ul-Adha offers an opportunity to remember the submission of Prophet Ibrahim Alaihis-Salam to Allah, by which he taught the world the value of sacrifice in relating with one another".

Message Reads: Hansi khushi tery jeevan ka har safar guzrey, meri dua hai ki teri EID khoob tar guzrey, Bakrird Mubarak!

The prayers which began at around 6 am were heard in many neighbourhoods as Muslims celebrated the feast of slaughtering.

There are also community-led celebrations in areas such as parks where Muslims gather to celebrate together. Muslims celebrate Eid ul-Adha to reflect on Prophet Abraham's unwavering obedience when he was asked to sacrifice his son.

Eid celebrations begin with attending the Mosque for prayers in order to thank Allah for all the blessings they have received.

How do you reply to Eid Mubarak? .

Let this Eid be the occasion of sharing the love and caring for the people who need to be loved and cared.

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Peace, blessings, faith... May the blessings of Allah be with you.

The festival commemorates the story of Ibrahim's willingness to follow Allah's word by preparing to sacrifice his son.

For those in the United Kingdom, the sacrifice must take place in an authorised abattoir.

During the holiday, where you great friends and family by saying Eid Mubarak, Muslims will also pray in the Mosque.

Many Eid menus include a dish made with the sacrificial meat, as per tradition. If the moon is sighted on the 29th, the next day is declared as the first day of Zul Hijjah and the Eid is celebrated on the 10th of the month.

This happens the month before Eid ul Fitr, in the 9th month of the Islamic calendar.

During the last three days of Hajj , male pilgrims shave their heads and remove the white cloth garments worn during the Hajj, known as the "ihram".

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