Eid al-Adha

Eid ul-Adha is the latter of the two official holidays celebrated within Islam. It honors the willingness of Ibrahim to sacrifice his son Ismael as an act of obedience... Wikipedia

  • Official name:  Eid ul-Adha
  • Observed by:  Muslims and Druze
  • Significance:  Commemoration of Abraham (Ibrahim)'s willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience of a command from God End of the annual Hajj to Mecca
  • Observances:  Eid prayers, animal sacrifice, charity, social gatherings, festive meals, gift-giving
  • Begins:  10 Dhu al-Hijjah
  • Ends:  13 Dhu al-Hijjah
  • Related to:  Hajj, Eid al-Fitr
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo