By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2021 01:21 PM IST
- Hajj 2021: Here’s all you need to know about the date, history and significance of the Muslims pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia and the importance of the Day of Arafah ahead of Eid-ul-Adha or Bakra Eid
Lucknow | By Manish Chandra Pandey
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2019 12:24 AM IST
Bakrid is among the most important festivals celebrated by Muslims to commemorate the ancient event when Prophet Ibrahim, reacting to God’s wish to sacrifice a thing he held dear, offered his 13-year old son Ismail for sacrifice.
Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2019 12:09 PM IST
Eid Al-Adha 2019: The Hajj in Islam is symbolised as a great equaliser and unifier among Muslims, with pilgrims shedding overt displays of wealth and materialism.
Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Kabir Bhandari
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2018 02:11 PM IST
On the occasion of Eid-al-Adha, a sheep or goat is sacrificed to commemorate Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham’s) willingness to sacrifice his son according to God’s command.