Celebrating Eid al-Adha

Updated: Oct 26, 2012 20:10 IST

Bosnian Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers at the central, Gazi-Husref Bey mosque, in Sarajevo. Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of Sacrifice, honours Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son Ishmael on the order of God, who according to tradition then provided a lamb in the boy's place. AFP/Elvis Barukcic
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Bosnian Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers at the central, Gazi-Husref Bey mosque, in Sarajevo. Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of Sacrifice, honours Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son Ishmael on the order of God, who according to tradition then provided a lamb in the boy's place. AFP/Elvis Barukcic

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