Id-ul-Zuha or Bakri Id or Id-ul-Adha Date 2016 to 2021
Id-ul-Zuha or Bakri Id or Id-ul-Adha festival date Year 2016: 12th September
Id-ul-Zuha or Bakri Id or Id-ul-Adha festival date Year 2017: 2nd September
Id-ul-Zuha or Bakri Id or Id-ul-Adha festival date Year 2018: 22th August
Id-ul-Zuha or Bakri Id or Id-ul-Adha festival date Year 2019: 12th August
Id-ul-Zuha or Bakri Id or Id-ul-Adha festival date Year 2020: 31st July
Id-ul-Zuha or Bakri Id or Id-ul-Adha festival date Year 2021: 20th July
Avout Id-ul-Zuha or Bakri Id or Id-ul-Adha
Eid al-Adha, Id-ul-Zuha or Bakri Id is an important festival in the Islamic calendar of religious observances.The Muslim festival of sacrifice , Id-ul-Zuha (Arabic) or Bakri Id or Id-ul-Adha in India is celebrated all over the country and Muslim country.On this days Muslims sacrifice a goat or Bakr(Urdu) to commemorate the sacrifice of Prophet Ibrahim, who willingly agreed to kill his son at the behest of God.This festival coincides with the Haj pilgrimage in Macca.Prayers are offered in the mosques and the sacrificial meat is then distributed after the Id prayers.Special delicacies are prepared and served among family and friends on the occasion.
Also called Bakri Id ,Id-ui-Zuha and Id-ul-Adha, is a festival of great rejoice.Muslims offer special prayers and exchange of greetings and gifts.Id-ul-Zuha(Bakri Id or Id-ul-Adha), the festival of sacrifice, is celebrated with traditional fervour and gaiety in India.On this day, special 'Dua' is sought by Muslims for peace and prosperity.
Id-ul-Zuha or Bakri Id or Id-ul-Adha Legend
It is a commemoration of Hazarat Ibrahim's great test of obedience to Allah, who ordered him to sacrifice the person dearest to him.Ibrahim decided to sacrifice his son Ismail, at Mina, near Mecca.As a grest religious leader was on the point of applying the sword to the throat of his dear son, it was revealed to him that the exercise was merely a test of his faith in Allah, and that he could sacrifice a ram instead.
Id-ul-Zuha or Bakri Id or Id-ul-Adha Rituals
On bakri Id , the Muslims go to the mosques in the morning to offer prayers to Allah, and then sacrifice the animal at home.Bakr means 'sheep', and on Bakri Id the affluent sacrifice one animal for each member of the family, and distribute two-thirds of the meat among the poor.A full-grown camel, goat or sheep, free from any diseas, is sacrificed.bakri Id is also a day for feasting and visiting friends to wish Id Mubarak and Happy Id.