Qurbani Eid is the second main Muslim festival

Qurbani Eid or Bakra Eid or Bakri Eid is the second leading Muslim festival. It has vast religious significance and is an occasion of sacrifice. It is also known as Id-Ul-Zuha or Id-Ul-Zuha which means – a Feast of Sacrifice.

About Qurbani Eid

Bakr-id celebrates in the Islamic In the month of Dhul Hijjah. Eid al-Adha is celebrated for three days and two nights annually on the 10th, 11th and 12th day Dhu al-Hijjah, In the international Gregorian calendar, the dates vary from year to year.It is drifting approximately 11 days earlier each year. On this day, animal sacrifice is performed by killing it. The poor and needy people get that meat.

It was too pathetic to slaying his child in his hand. But he could not deny the order of Allah. He closed his eyes and raised a sharp sword. Reciting Allah’s name he divided the head from the body. He opened his eyes and could not believe on his senses. His son Ismail was standing alive in front of his eyes, and he saw a dead lamb lying in the pool of blood. Then he understood that God wished to test his willingness to sacrifice his beloved object Rituals of Bakri-Id and Celebrations Muslims give up animals (goat, ox, lamb, sheep, camel or cow) on this day. Basically in Bangladeshi Muslims sacrifice cow and goat. Muslims pilgrim to Mount Mina, near Mecca. The day of Bakr-Id also coincides with the occasion of completion of Koran.

Bakra Eid

According to Muslim rituals, any Muslim, who have enough money two square meals a day or possesses more than 400 gm of gold, should make an animal sacrifice. It is performed any of three days of festivities but until the afternoon of the third day. Meat is divided into three parts; one is kept for self, other for friends and third for poor ones. On this day they wear new clothes and prepare other delicacies of Eid and share with their friends and relatives.

In Muslim the country, Government declares it as Holiday. Current year this festival, on 12th September 2016 is the Bakri Eid. Bangladeshi people celebrate Korbani-Id with much interest and pleasure.  There are a hat and bazaar all over the country to sell Cow and goat. The celebrations are carried on through three days. They share meat into three equal parts among the family, friends, and neighbors and deprived people.

Muslims visit houses of their near and dear ones on this event to observe the festival.  The householder cooks and serves delicious food and beverages on this festival to people who visit his house. That why Eid al-Adha event is a “feast of sacrifice” to the Muslim.

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