Eid Mubarak

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  1. Nawzil

    Nawzil MDL Guru

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    Happy Eid Mubarak to all Muslim members of MDL
     
  2. mohamedkamel

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    #2 mohamedkamel, Nov 5, 2011
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    Thank you, Nawzil :)

    عيد أضحى مبارك على كل المسلمين = Happy Adha Eid (Eid al-Adha) for all Muslims
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    A glance about our Eid al-Adha or Feast of Sacrifice or Greater Eid or Festival of Sacrifice (FYI):

    Eid al-Adha (Arabic: عيد الأضحى‎ ‘Īd al-’Aḍḥá, IPA: [ʕiːd al ʔadˁˈħaː], "feast of sacrifice") or "Festival of Sacrifice" or "Greater Eid" is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide to commemorate the willingness of Abraham (Ibrahim) to sacrifice his son Ishmael (Isma'il) as an act of obedience to God, before God intervened to provide him with a ram to sacrifice instead.[1] The meat is divided into three parts. The family retains one third of the share; another third is given to relatives, friends and neighbors; and the other third is given to the poor and needy.

    Eid al-Adha is the latter of two Eid festivals celebrated by Muslims, whose basis comes from Sura 2 (Al-Baqara) Ayah 196 in the Qur'an.[2] Like Eid ul-Fitr, Eid al-Adha begins with a Wajib prayer of two Raka'ah (units) followed by a sermon (khuṭbah).

    The word "Eid" appears in Sura al-Mai'da ("The Table Spread," Chapter 5) of the Qur'an, meaning 'solemn festival'.[3]
    Eid al-Adha is celebrated annually on the 10th day of the 12th and the last Islamic month of Dhu al-Hijjah (ذو الحجة) of the lunar Islamic calendar.[4] Eid al-Adha celebrations start after the Hajj, the annual pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia by Muslims worldwide, descend from Mount Arafat. The date is approximately 70 days (2 Months & 10 days) after the end of the month of Ramadan, i.e. Eid-ul-Fitr. Ritual observance of the holiday lasts until sunset of the 13th day of Dhu al-Hijjah.[5]

    For more information, see here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eid_Al-Adha
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  3. Nawzil

    Nawzil MDL Guru

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    Welcome. Nice info copied from Wikipedia.
     
  4. webserver2007

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    Wish you a Happy Eid and may this festival bring abundant joy and happiness in your life! :hug2: :cheers:
     
  5. Nawzil

    Nawzil MDL Guru

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    Thank you.