Feast of Sacrifice

Updated: Oct 19, 2012 20:10 IST

A vendor sells knives at one of the main animal markets setup for the forthcoming sacrificial Eid Al-Adha festival in Islamabad. 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 Photo
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A vendor sells knives at one of the main animal markets setup for the forthcoming sacrificial Eid Al-Adha festival in Islamabad. 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 Photo

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