Eid al-Adha 2018: When is Bakra Eid? Importance and its significance

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Eid al-Adha 2018: When is Bakra Eid? Importance and its significance

Muslims dress up in new clothes, greet each other by saying "Eid Mubarak", exchange gifts with friends and family and feast together.

This festival is different to Eid ul Adha, because it marks the end of Ramadan.

The ritual coincides with Eid al-Adha, which is one of the most significant festivals on the Muslim calendar.

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As per a circular released by the Department of Personnel and Training earlier this month, all central government administrative offices will remain closed on August 23, 2018, on account of the holy festival. Also known as the "Feast of Sacrifice", it pays tribute to the willingness of Prophet Ibraham to sacrifice his son Ismail to prove his obedience to God. The prophet without questioning God's order made a decision to sacrifice his 13-year-old son.

Just as Ibrahim was about to slaughter his son, Allah replaced him with a ram. For 30 days, Muslims worldwide observe fasting and end the month with the Eid al-Fitr celebration.

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"It should be healthy and physically fit, free of any defect, because Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him) said there are four that will not do for sacrifice". Prophet Ibrahim passed. Centuries later, Muslims have carried the tradition of sacrificing animals in the name of God.

On the day he declared a holiday in honor of Eid'l Adha, President Rodrigo Duterte hoped for peace and unity to allow diversity of faiths.

The day is marked with the sacrifice of an animal, usually a goat, sheep, or cow, and the distribution of the meat among neighbours, family members, and the poor.

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Kindness and love Eid Mubarak.

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