How do Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha?

2023-06-25 2023-06-25T14:00:27Z
سنان خلف
سنان خلف
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Weather of Arabia - The blessed days of Eid al-Adha are considered one of the most important days of the year for Muslims, and their second and last holidays are after Eid al-Fitr.

 

Each country has its own different customs for celebrating Eid Al-Adha, so let us review together the aspects of celebrating Eid Al-Adha in some countries:

 

Celebration of Eid al-Adha in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Customs and traditions to revive the manifestations of the celebration of the blessed Eid al-Adha were inherited by the children from the fathers, and the fathers from the grandfathers. On the morning of the feast day, the Saudis begin their day with the obligatory religious rites of the feast. As for the children, they carry baskets of sweets and dates to distribute them to the worshipers during the Eid prayer.

 

 

Celebration of Eid al-Adha in Egypt

 

On the day of the feast, some cities in Egypt are distinguished by some customs and legacies related to the blessed Eid al-Adha and the slaughter of the sacrifice. In Sohag Governorate, for example, people put decorations on the head of the sheep before slaughtering it, put henna on its forehead, and color some parts of its body. They also walk with it in the nearby streets. From home, singing and celebrating, as some people put their hands in the blood of the sacrifice after it has been slaughtered, and stamp it on the walls and doors as a memorial.

 

Celebration of Eid al-Adha in Jordan

 

In Jordan, families go out on the day of Eid for picnics in public places, and men prepare everything related to barbecue, such as lighting a fire and arranging the meat, and they start grilling the meat themselves.

 

 

In the homes, women cook (Mansaf), which is a famous Bedouin dish made of rice, meat and labneh. Most Jordanian families also prefer to go to the dome to spend the Eid there, enjoying the stunning views of the Jordanian port of Aqaba.

 

Celebration of Eid al-Adha in Palestine

Palestinians used to visit cemeteries and distribute sweets there on the day of Eid al-Adha. Palestinians gather in the house of the head of the family, whether it is the father or the brother. Palestinians are famous for preparing a dish (Mansaf) alongside lamb liver stuffed with parsley and garlic.

 

 

Celebration of Eid al-Adha in Algeria

The state of Algeria is one of the countries rich in cultural heritage. Algerians in some regions put henna on the forehead of the sacrifice on the day of the endowment or at the beginning of the month of Dhul-Hijjah in preparation for the feast and to decorate the sacrifice. A floral ribbon is tied to it to decorate it. One of the strange customs in Algeria is that Algerians organize wrestling between the sacrifices before the feast. There is a winning ram in it.

 

Celebration of Eid al-Adha in Libya

 

The most important thing that distinguishes the sacrifice in Libya is the eye of the sheep before the feast, and they call it the name of one of them, believing that this sheep will be ridden by the owner of the name and take him to heaven on the Day of Resurrection.

 

Celebration of Eid al-Adha in Yemen

 

Yemenis are interested in restoring their homes and painting them with new colors on Eid al-Adha. They go out hunting to celebrate the holiday. Dancing circles with daggers, which is characteristic of the people of Yemen, are spread in the markets and suburbs.

 

 

Celebration of Eid al-Adha in Iraq

 

As for the state of Iraq, the Iraqis are keen on communal breakfast with (Al-Matbek), which consists of rice and meat. Visits are frequent and gifts and sweets are distributed.

 

Celebration of Eid al-Adha in the United Arab Emirates

The UAE celebrates Eid Al-Adha in a distinctive way that is similar to most of the customs and traditions of all Arab countries, such as visits, exchange of greetings, and family gatherings filled with joy and joy on the holiday. And what gives colors of happiness to the children by wearing new Eid clothes, presenting the Eid, and repeating the popular songs of the Eid.

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.
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