How is Eid ul Adha celebrated around the world?

Eid ul Adha 2024: From Morocco to Malaysia, here's how Eid ul Adha is observed throughout the world.

Published on Jun 13, 2024 01:24 PM IST 5 Photos

Eid ul Adha 2024: Eid ul Adha 2024: Also known as the Feast of Sacrifice, Eid ul Adha is one of the most special festivals of the Islam community celebrated throughout the world. Also known as Bakrid in India, Eid ul Adha marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage. This year, Eid ul Adha will be celebrated in india on June 16, and in Saudi Arabia a day earlier. Eid ul Adha is the time of sacrifice, devotion, blessings and community. As we gear up to celebrate the auspicious day, here's how Eid ul Adha is celebrated around the world.(Unsplash)

In the Middle East and North Africa, Eid ul Adha is a public holiday, which is observed with a morning prayer followed by an animal sacrifice. In Morocco, people apply henna to the horns of the animal to be sacrificed, as it is considered a good omen. (Unsplash)

In South Asia, Bakrid is celebrated with a feast. Eid ul Adha special recipes are prepared such as Biriyani and Sheer Korma. Eid platters are relished with family and friends. (Unsplash)

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In Europe and America, Muslims celebrate Eid ul Adha by observing the sense of community. Traditional dishes are cooked, and people arrange potlucks for shared celebrations. (Unsplash)

In countries such as Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore, Eid ul Adha is referred to as Hari Raya Haji or Hari Raya Aidiladha. Eid ul Adha is observed with contemplation, animal sacrifice, prayers and charity. (Unsplash)

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