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India is home to many different cultures and followers. There are Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs, Christian and many more cultures who regularly make religious practices. Sacrificing in each religion is different, some sacrifice by fasting others by praying. Some believe animal sacrifice is a symbol of giving god a gift. 


We cannot understand the sacrifice or offering of any religion until we don’t know its history. There are many Muslims followers throughout the world. There are more than 1.8 billion Muslims which adds up like 24% of the world population. They practice their religion with full faith and honesty. Muslims famous festival Eid has two version one Eid-ul-Fitr and another is Eid-al-Adha.

Eid-al-Adha or famously known as Bakra Eid is known as “sacrifice feast”. It is also known as holier and very important Eid. It holds the history of faith and obedient of a follower who had to sacrifice his 13-year-old son as per God’s wish. 



Abraham or Ibrahim was a great follower of God. He was well-known prophet and a messenger of God sent on earth years ago. Abraham’s role plays a remarkable example of faith and an obedient follower. 

Due to his steady faith in God, he was blessed to be a leader to spread Islamic culture in the world. Eid- Al- Adha is commemorated in memory of their Prophet Abraham who made the sacrifice of his son as per God’s command, but then it was changed to male Goat instead by angel Gabriel.

Eid-Al-Adha will be celebrated on 21 evenings till 22 August evening in India. It is declared a national holiday in the country. At this festival, Muslims throughout the world slaughter animals or make the sacrifice on the name of Allah in a humble manner. Mostly goat is sacrificed, however camel, cow, and even sheep are included in the slaughter. 

The meat which is sacrificed is given to others as gift or charity. One-third of meat is consumed by family and relatives, one third is given to friends and the rest is donated to the poor. It symbolizes the strength of faith in God and commitment for following the religion.

On this day they attend special prayers at mosques with their new clothes and exchange greetings of “Eid Mubarak” with friends and relatives. More than two millions follower attend Hajj every year which spans more than a week. Hajj includes five-day religious journey to their Grand Mosque located in Mecca in Saudi Arabia. As per the prophet, Muhammad stated performing Hajj rightly will relieve a person from his sins.

Pakistan is a country where more than ten million animals are sacrificed or slaughtered on the occasion of Bakra Eid. New Delhi has set it to record for 4.3 crore animals slaughtered on this day, while in 2016 record of 3 million innocent goats were sacrificed. 

Animals must pass some norms to be slaughtered. An animal cannot be holding any defect like a disability or should be sick. The animal should be of adult age.

Sacrificing as per their religion and faith is practiced in almost every religion. But we are we sacrificing the right thing in order to please God?

Happy Bakrid or Eid-al-Adha History - 30 July 2020 | Download Images Photos Quotes SMS Happy Bakrid or Eid-al-Adha History - 30 July 2020 | Download Images Photos Quotes SMS Reviewed by Abhishek Jain on November 28, 2019 Rating: 5

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