Significance of Eid Al Adha

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A discussion meeting for students and parents

6th August, 2019 , School Auditorium

Speaker: Dr. M. Monjur E Elahi

Eid-ul-Adha – also known as the Eid of Qurbani (sacrifice) is the Eid that follows* the performing of Hajj (pilgrimage), which is one of the Five Pillars of Islam.

The significance of Eid-ul-Adha venerates Prophet Ibrahim’s ultimate sacrifice of his son following the command of Allah SWT. This act of duty was a test to Prophet Ibrahim as when he went to kill his son, considering this now his duty; Allah SWT replaced his son with a sheep.

Eid-ul-Adha celebrates and commends this pure act of Prophet Ibrahim, and his obedience to Allah SWT.

This sacrifice is honoured by the sacrifice of an animal on Eid-ul-Adha (usually a goat, sheep or cow), and is divided into three equal portions and then distributed amongst friends, family and the poor.

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