Eid al-Adha 2020: Date, Wishes, History, Importance, and Significance

Eid al-Adha 2020: Date, Wishes, History, Importance, and Significance. Eid al-Adha 2020 or Eid al-Fitr which is also called Eid Qurban or Bakri-Eid, is the second Islamic holiday celebration for Muslims worldwide. Muslims do celebrate this holiday once in every year in remembers of the loyalty and obedience of Ibrahim’s to Allah above.

Eid aI-Adha 2020 - COVID- 19 Can't Stop Muslims Celebration

How he willingly obeyed God’s command to sacrifice his son. This day is known to be a Festival of Sacrifice, which is celebrated on 30 Jul 2020 to 1 Aug. 2020.

What Happens at Eid al-Adha?

On the day of Eid al-Adha, every Muslim makes an effort to go to the mosque to pray and listen to a sermon. All Muslims do wear new clothes on that day, go to each of their family member and friend’s houses. They do a lot of symbolical sacrifice of animals which are known as Qurbani. The sacrifice of the animal is represented as that of the one Ibrahim sacrificed in place of his son.

After the sacrifice of the animal, like a cow or goat, Muslims do eat this meet and donate to other Muslims who are unable to afford to buy and kill on that day. Not all do sacrifice animals on that day, other Muslims do buy a special meet shop and use them as a donation. Some share money with charities organization.

How Many Days is Eid al-Adha Celebrated?

Internationally all Muslims do celebrate Eid al-Adha or Eid al-Fitr for three days on their calendar. It is known to take place in the last month after the tenth day on the Muslim calendar. It is said that Muslims do follow the Moon as their calendar. The Eid al-Adha date does change every year, the date for this year doesn’t tally with that of next year.

How Would Muslims Celebrate this Year Eid al-Adha?

Due to the COVID- 19 out brake, which has course social-distance, Muslims won’t be able to go to the Mosque to pray and listen to a sermon. They will have to celebrate this year Eid al-Adha from home with their family and friends. Some might celebrate this year’s own online due to no more social gathering.


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