Eid-Al-Adha 2019 Dates, Significance, Celebration, Images, Quotes, Wishes: The second significant religious festival of Islam has arrived and all Muslims are ready to celebrate the festival with great enthusiasm. The festival is on 12th August and the first one of the two observances of Eid-al-Fitr which was observed in June to mark the end of the holy month Ramadan. This festival also coincides with the end of Hajj pilgrimage which millions of Muslims partake every year.
This festival is also known as a festival of sacrifice which commemorates the sacrifice of Ibrahim who got ready to kill his own son on the command of God. Here is almost everything that you need to know about Eid-al-Adha.
Significance of the festival
On the day of this festival, all Muslims around the globe acknowledge the sacrifice by Ibraham in order to demonstrate his dedication towards Allah.
Ibrahim also is known as Abraham is a prominent figure in Islam, Judaism and also Christianity. His story is in different versions in the Bible, old testament and also Quran which shows the common heritage of these religions.
It is mentioned in Quran Sharif that when Ibrahim was about to kill his son Ismail, Allah replaced Ismail with a lamb. His son was saved and also Ibrahim was gifted with prosperity and happiness by Allah.
Difference Between Eid-Al-Adha & Eid-Ul-Fitr
These both festivals are the most important festivals of Islam. But Eid-ul- Fitr is celebrated as the feast to mark the end of the fasting and the holy month Ramadan.
When Is Eid-al-Adha 2019?
The Muslims follows the Lunar calendar and according to which the festival will start in the morning of 11th August and will end in the evening of 15th August. It will be observed on different days in different countries but must be between 12th August to 15th August.
This festival takes place on the 10th day of the final month of the Islamic calendar named as Dhu-al-Hijjah. It is the last and the significant month of the Islamic calendar. By the end of it, every abled body adult has to complete Hajj once in their lifetime.
Celebration of the Festival
Since this festival commemorates the sacrifice of Ibrahim so all Muslims on this day give Qurbaani of a lamb and include it as the food in the feast. There are many other things which marks the celebration and they are listed as follows.
- In hajj, Muslim pilgrims throw a stone towards the symbolic devil represented by Jamarat known as Burning Coal on the last day of the pilgrimage.
- All Ivorian Muslims pray during the first day of the Muslim festival of Eid-Al-Adha in Abidjan.
- Some Muslims attend morning prayer in Industrial wasteland of Parco Dura in Turin.
- Muslim Hajj pilgrims start to pray around the holy Kaaba at the Grand Mosque. This is on the first day of Eid al Adha in Mecca.
- Men hug each other after offering Eid al-Adha prayers outside of the Shah-e-Dushamshera mosque in Kabul.
Which Food is Eaten During Eid-al-Adha?
This Eid is also known as salty Eid. This is because the main food items in the feast are predominantly Savoury which also includes the animal that was sacrificed during the observance. Arabian parties named as Maa’moul are also eaten during the festival. These are made using ingredients such as dates and nuts. These are often served in a ball or cookie shape.
Eid-Al-Adha 2019 Wishes, Images, Quotes & Messages
Sending you warm wishes on the occasion of Eid-al-Adha. Remember me in your prayers. Eid Mubarak!
May this eid make all your dreams come true. May you and your family be blessed on this auspicious day! Eid Mubarak!
I pray to Allah that he answeres all your prayer and give you the strength to fulfill your dreams. May this Eid bring joy in your heart! Eid Mubarak!
May this occasion brings all the happiness, prosperity and positivity into the lives your beloved ones and you. Eid Mubarak!
Eid al-Adha Mubarak: It is not their meat nor their blood, that reaches Allah: It is your piety that reaches him: he has thus made them subject to you, that ye may glorify Allah for his guidance to you and proclaim the good news to all who do right.
He is the One God; the Creator, the Initiator, the Designer. To Him belong the most beautiful names. Glorifying Him is everything in the heavens and the earth. He is the Almighty, most wise.
I put my trust in Allah, my Lord, and your Lord! There is not a moving creature, but He has a grasp of its forelock. Verily, my Lord is on the straight path.
When I can’t reach out to people close to me, I always remember them in my prayers. May Allah’s blessings always be with you and your loved ones. Eid Mubarak to you!
I wish you Allah’s blessings and pray for all your obstacles to vanish soon. Happy Eid to you and your family!
This Eid-ul-Adha, I wish Allah’s blessings to light up your life and hope that it is filled with happiness, peace, joy, and success. Eid Mubarak!
I hope this Eid opens your mind and soul to love and faith towards Allah.
Eid Mubarak! May this joyous occasion bring you loads of joy and may all your wishes come true Wish you and your family a happy Eid-al-Adha.
He knows what is within the heavens and earth and knows what you conceal and what you declare. And Allah (SWT) is Knowing of that within the breasts “ -The Holy Quran. Eid-al-Adha Mubarak!
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