Eid al-Adha

Eid al-Adha, commonly translated as the Feast of Sacrifice and also known as Yawm an-Nahr, is the second of the two main Islamic holidays alongside Eid al-Fitr. In the... Wikipedia

  • Official name:  Eid al-Adha
  • Observed by:  Islam, Druze and Alawi
  • Significance:  Commemoration of Abraham (Ibrahim)'s willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to a command from God, End of the annual Hajj in Mecca for those present there
  • Celebrations:  During the Eid al-Adha celebration, Muslims greet each other by saying 'Eid Mubarak', which is Arabic for "Blessed Eid".
  • Observances:  Eid prayers, animal slaughter, charity, social gatherings, festive meals, gift-giving
  • Begins:  10 Dhu al-Hijja
  • Ends:  13 Dhu al-Hijja
  • Related to:  Hajj, Eid al-Fitr
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo