Eid ul Adha is an Islamic holiday that commemorates Prophet Ibrahim’s devotion to Allah and his willingness to sacrifice his son Ismail on the commandments of Allah. At the very point of sacrifice, Allah replaced Ismail with a lab, which was then slaughtered by Ibrahim in place of his son.
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- 1 What is Eid Ul Adha?
- 2 Happy Bakra Eid Mubarak Wishes
- 3 Happy Bakra Eid Mubarak Messages SMS
- 4 Eid ul Adha Greetings Quotes
- 5 Eid al-Adha Status Caption Tweets for Facebook Whatsapp Twitter Instagram
- 6 Bakra Eid SMS Messages
- 7 Bari Eid Mubarak
- 8 Eid Ul Adha Funny Poetry Jokes in Hindi/Urdu
- 9 Eid ul Adha Romantic SMS Shayari
- 10 Eid ul Adha Celebrations, Traditions and Activities
- 11 Eid ul Adha Mubarak Images Wallpapers Pictures
What is Eid Ul Adha?
Eid ul Adha is the second of the two Islamic Eids celebrated annually by the worldwide Muslim community (the other being Eid ul Fitr). This Islamic festival honors the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his only son, Ismail, on the commandments of Allah.
But, before Abraham could sacrifice his son, Allah replaced his son with a lamb to sacrifice instead. Allah was so delighted with Ibrahim’s immediate submission to Him that He made this demonstration of sacrifice and faith a permanent part of a Muslim’s life.
Today, in commemoration of this historic event, Muslims sacrifice an animal on Eid ul Adha and distribute the meat. The commonly sacrificed animals are a sheep, lamb or a cow and each animal has to meet certain quality and age or else the animal is considered unacceptable for the sacrifice.
What is the meaning of Eid Ul Adha?
The word “Eid” is Arabic, meaning: feast, festival, celebration, and holiday. The word “Adha” means animal sacrifice.
What are the other names for Eid ul Adha?
The other names of Eid ul Adha are Eid ul Azha, Bakra Eid, Feast of Sacrifice, the Hajj Feast, the Greater Eid, Bari Eid, or the Feast of the Goat.
When is Eid ul Adha celebrated?
Eid ul Adha is celebrated on the 10th, 11th, and 12th day of Dhu al-Hijjah. Dhu al-Hijjah is the twelfth and final month of the Islamic lunar or Hijri calendar.
According to the Gregorian Calendar, the upcoming Eid ul Adha 2019 will fall on Monday, 12 August – based on the sighting of the moon of Dhul Hijjah.
Why do the dates of Eid ul Adha change every year?
Well, it is because the Islamic calendar is lunar, which is a little bit different to what we are used to. In the Lunar calendar, one year is 355 days, which is 10 days less than the Gregorian Calendar. So, as a result, the Islamic festival of Eid Ul Adha shifts yearly.
What is the origin of Eid ul Adha?
To test Prophet Ibrahim’s devotion and submission, Allah ordered Ibrahim to sacrifice his dearest son, Ismail. Upon hearing this command, Prophet Ibrahim readily submitted to the will of God.
He took his son to the Mount of Arafah. During the sacrificial preparation, Shaitan (the Devil) tempted Ibrahim to not to follow Allah’s commandments, but Abraham remained adherent to Allah’s commandment and drove Satan away by throwing pebbles at home.
When Adam had laid down his dearest son Ismail for the sacrifice and put the knife close to his throat, Allah (SWT) immediately replaced Ismail with a lamb. Ibrahim was astonished to see his son unharmed and a lamb slaughtered instead. Ibrahim passed the test to carry out Allah’s commandments without any hesitation.
Abraham has shown that his love and devotion to God surpasses all: that he will lay down his life in subjection to the order of God or the lives of those dear to him. Now, each year during Eid al-Adha, Muslims celebrate this supreme sacrifice.
Happy Bakra Eid Mubarak Wishes
- Wishing You a Very Great Eid Mubarik. Have a Blessed Eid ul Adha!
- Wishing you all A very Happy Eid ul Adha with love peace & unity. The great message of Sacrifice in the Way of Almighty ALLAH. Allah bless All (AMEEN)
- Eid ul Adha Is Eid of sacrifice, And commitment to Allah orders, May Allah bless us with the same in, All circles of life, And help all amongst us, Who are helpless, Worried and waiting for his Rehmaat. Wishing a very happy Eid Mubarak.
- Blessed Eid Ul Adha. May God accept our sacrifices.
- Assalam-O-Elekum Best Eid ul adha Mubarak ! May Allah accept our sacrifices and good deeds and shower his blessings on all of us.
- “It is not their meat nor their blood that reaches Allah; it is however your piety that finds path to Allah” (22:37)* Wish you and your family a very super duper Eid-Ul-Adha. May ALLAH shower his countless blessings and guide us all. Ameen
- May the divine blessings of Allah bring you hope, faith, and joy on Eid-Ul-Adha and forever. Happy Eid Ul Adha 2019!
- May Allah bring you joy, happiness, peace and prosperity on this blessed occasion. Eid Ul Adha Mubarak to all who are celebrating Eid al-Adha this year!
- Wishing all my Muslim friends,team mates,followers and everyone around the World – Eid Ul Adha Mubarak. Have a blessed day.
- A very lovely Eid ul Adha to the Muslims across the globe. Please remember those who are poor & less privileged at the time of your celebrations.
Happy Bakra Eid Mubarak Messages SMS
- Eid ul Adha is Eid of sacrifice, And commitment to Allah orders. May Allah bless us with the same in all circles of life. And help all amongst us, Who are helpless, Worried and waiting for his Rehmaat, Wishing a very *blessed Eid Mubarak*.
- Eid Ul Adha Mubarak to every Muslim celebrating today. May Allah SWT accept our good deeds and sacrifices. May we all be blessed with happy and prosperous Eid. Don’t forget needy people today.
- Lovely Eid Ul Adha to my Muslim brothers and sisters, hope all your sacrifices are accepted and prayers answered.
- Wish you the best Eid-ul-Adha may the guidance and blessings of ALLAH be with you and your family.
- Eid-ul-Adha mubarak to all the Muslims in the whole globe. May Allah accept our sacrifices and reward with his countless blessings ameen.
- Wishing you all a very happy and blessed Eid-ul-Adha. May this Eid of Sacrifice accept our Sacrifices and bring us closer to the Almighty Allah S.W.T & give you all the goodness in this world and the hereafter. May Allah S.W.T bless you with peace and good health.!
- On the Holy occasion of Eid ul Adha that celebrates the Hajj, may you be filled with happiness and may every step of your journey through life be blessed by Allah. Eid Mubarak!
- Eid ul Adha Mubarak. May Humanity be our moral compass and peace our goal this Eid. Happy feasting.
- May the auspicious occasion of Eid bless you with peace and bring joy to your heart and home. My family wishes you a happy and peaceful Eid-Ul-Adha.
- Wishing all a great Eid ul Adha. May the light of Eid illuminate our hearts, mind and soul and may the values of empathy, charity and compassion that is celebrated during this joyous occasion remain in our hearts.
Eid ul Adha Greetings Quotes
- This Eid-ul-Adha, I think a better way to please God is to donate the Qurbani (Sacrifice) to poor people. Allah will be happy to see his creation caring for those in distress.
- On the blessed day of Eid ul Adha, I would like to wish muslims here and around the world a very peaceful & blessed Eid.
- Eid Mubarak. Eid ul Adha is a day of sacrifice & commitments of Allah’s Orders May Allah SWT bless whole Muslim Umma. Ameen.
- Eid-ul-azha Mubarak to all of you.
- May This Eid brings u a lot of Happiness and Bundels of blessings. May U always be Happy. Remeber me in your prayers. Eid Mubarik.
- Eid ul Azha Mubarak to all Muslim brothers across the globe. Let’s revive the passion of sacrifice of Ibraheem (AS) and sacrifice our self interests, egos & personal grudges for the welfare of humanity .
- Eid Mubarak to y’all. I hope u eill all slay in ur eid dresses, ur eid looks and in ur smile. The day is divine. Keep slaying all day. May u get that bateesi glistening all the year till next eid Azha. Keep ur family happy and urself more. EID MUBARAK
- I wish you a happy Eid-ul-Azha! May Almighty Allah flood our lives with happiness and our hearts with love, and bless us with the strength to follow His will. Ameen!
- A very happy and joyful Eid ul Azha mubarik to all those celebrating Eid today. Please do remember the needy and give them their due share!
Eid al-Adha Status Caption Tweets for Facebook Whatsapp Twitter Instagram
- Wish You & Your family a very Happy &Prosperous Eid-ul-Azha. May the blessing Allah fill your life with joy and prosperity Eid-ul-Azha Mubarak.
- Wishing thid eid to bring limitless pleasure n endless blessings. Happy 2019 Eid-ul-azha to u and your family.
- Wishing a very happy and peaceful EID-UL-AZHA to all. May this auspicious occasion would further strengthen the bonds of communal harmony.
- May this Eid bring all the comforts u have ever wanted, & all the joy u have ever wished. Happy Bakra Eid Mubarak Mubarak!
- HAPPY Goat Eid. May this symbolic gesture of sacrificing animals inspire us to sacrifice our inner animal for the betterment of humanity.
- Wishing all the Muslims celebrating Eid-ul-Azha today a very happy and joyous Eid Mubarak – Enjoy the festival in true spirit!
- Happy Goat Eid to everyone celebrating around the Globe. Let’s Lift the spirits of giving without a thought of getting!
Bakra Eid SMS Messages
- Bakra Eid Mubarak. May Ur Plate Of Life Be Always Full Of Juicy Kebabs & Tikkas , Topped With The Chutney Of Happiness. Happy second day of eid.
- EID MUBARAK to ALL who are celebrating. I hope you have a wonderful day with your family & friends.
- Delicious menu of the bbq will make your Eid spicy. Bakra Eid Mubarak to all the Muslims of the world!!
- Bakra Eid mubarak. Please remember me in your bbq parties. Stay blessed
- Bakra smell is in the air. Eid mubarak you all!
- Bakra Eid Mubarak everyone! Wish you all a healthy digestive system. May your BBQ’s and parties be perfect. Have a blessed eid
- Bakra Eid Mubarak to all family and friends from me. May your plate of life be full of sweet sewaiyyan topped with nuts of happiness. May you have a happy Eid Ul Adha
- Eid Mubarak Everyone. May Allah bring peace and happiness in your lives. Don’t forget to remember the poor in your delicious treats. Happy Bakra, Happy Chanp and Happy Siri Paye. Do remember me in your Kalejis!
- Bakra Eid Mubarak to everyone. Enjoy the feasts, the festivities and most of all make sure you enjoy this…
- May this Eid bring all the comforts you have ever wanted, and all the joy and laughter you have ever wished. Happy Bakra Eid Mubarak!
Bari Eid Mubarak
- May Allah accept our sacrifices. Bari Eid Mubarak.
- The good thing about wishing someone Eid mubarak first on Choti Eid is that they wish you first on Bari Eid. Dosti me pehal kro, Eid Mubarak everyone!
- Bari eid mubarak! Have a wonderful one. khush rhiye muskuraty rhiye.may Allah accept our sacrifices n bless u loads!
- EiD Mubarak :) Enjoy this Bari wali EiD with Holy act of Sacrifice and of course with lots of tikkay and Kabab :P Happy Feast
- Bari Eid Mubarak Everyone! Lets all not forget the poor ppl in our celebrations.
Eid Ul Adha Funny Poetry Jokes in Hindi/Urdu
- Today is eid uL adha day here n my gramma cooked so many many kind of foods. I think i’ve gained my weight 2day, LOL.
- You know its a day before Eid-ul-Adha when you see a sheep running through the traffic. Haha!
- Na Zuban Se, Na Nigahon Se, Na Dimagh Se, Na Rango Se, Na Greetings Se, Na Gift Se, Aapko Eid-ul-Adha-Azha Ho Mubarak Direct DIL Se…
- 13 September ko Tum “Dil” Mango HUM Denge, Tum “Jigar” Mango Wo Bhi Denge, “Eyes” Mango Wo Bhi Denge! Q K Us Din Humne Cow Zibah Karni Hai.
- Aap Ghairon Ki Baat Kerty Ho, Hamen To Apno Ny Bhi Charbi Wala Gosht Diya! EID Mubarak..
Eid ul Adha Romantic SMS Shayari
- Eid Ka Chand Jo Dekha To Yaad Aai Surat Teri, Aaj Phir Mehsus Ho Rahi Hai Zarurat Teri..
- Kuch Aur bhi Jazbon Ko Betaab Kiya Us Ny, Mehndi Lagy Hathon Se Jab Aadab Kiya Us Ny.. EID Mubarak..
- Kiya Aap Ny Suna Hai..? BBC Per..? CNN Per..? Bol Per..? Aajtak Per..? Nahi Suna..? Acha FM 100 Per To Suna Hi Hoga..? Agar phir bhi Nahi Suna to Ab Sun Lo.. Hamarai Taraf Se Aapko Bohat Sari “EiD MubaraK” :-)
Eid ul Adha Celebrations, Traditions and Activities
Being the holiest of all the festivals in Islam, Eid ul Adha is celebrated with great zeal and vigor by Muslims worldwide. In Muslim countries, Eid is a public holiday that involves Qurbani (animal sacrifice), Eid prayers, parties, and family gatherings.
For all the three days of Eid ul Adha, there’s a public holiday observed. All schools, offices, banks, and private and government institutes remain shut closed.
Purchasing Animal for Eid Sacrifice. Muslim’s kick-start the celebrations for Eid Ul Adha, a week before the date. It’s the time when they purchase animals for sacrifice. In Muslim countries – such as Pakistan, Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, and UAE – there are special animal markets arranged in every city and town.
Financially-abled people in large numbers head to the animal markets to purchase goats, sheep, cows, and camels. Also, Muslims (in a group of 7 people) share in the purchase of a cow or a camel (Check out Cow Appreciation Day). As cow or camel is equivalent to 7 Qurbanis, so a group of seven people add equal portions of money and purchase a big animal to fulfill the Qurbani on their behalf.
Purchasing new outfits and fashion accessories. A day or a few days before Eid, Muslim families head to the local bazaars or shopping malls – to purchase new clothes, shoes, and fashion accessories – to wear on Eid ul Adha. Having an intention to look the best on the upcoming Eid, both kids and adults, try their best to purchase the most beautiful of outfits.
Getting ready on Eid day and offering prayers. Early morning, a few hours after Fajr prayers, Muslim families start preparing themselves for the Eid celebration. Everyone takes a fresh morning bath, wears new clothes, and apply perfume.
Muslim men head out to the mosques to offer their Eid prayers. The mosques are over-crowded with a huge number of believers, who perform two Eid rakaats behind the Imam, listen the Eid Khutba, and pray to Allah – thanking Him for gifting them such a supreme festival and asking Him for unity and prosperity of Muslims.
On the other hand – Muslim women prepare Eid breakfast, which normally includes sweet dishes and desserts such as Sheer Khurma, Falooda, Kheera, and Baklava.
Performing animal sacrifice. After performing the Eid prayers, Muslims fulfill the important rite i.e animal sacrifice. The meat of the sacrificed animal is divided into three parts: one for the owner’s use, one for neighbors and relatives, and one for the poor and needy of the society.
Preparing delicious meals. After the main festivities of Eid, the rest of the days are spent preparing delicious dishes and enjoying them with family. The dishes that are eaten vary according to the region and culture, but meat-based biryani, curries, and BBQs are common.
Visiting friends, going for a picnic. Another common custom related to Eid ul Adha is visiting friends and relatives, greeting happy eid Mubarak to each other, and feasting together on delicious dishes. Since Eid is a public holiday, so it’s a great time for families to unite together and celebrate the bonds of love.
Many people also celebrate Eid holidays by going to recreation spots with their kids and families, and enjoying the Eid days to the fullest!
Eid ul Adha Mubarak Images Wallpapers Pictures