Eid al-Adha or Eid ul-Adha is the second and biggest of the two main holidays celebrated by the Muslim community around the world, Eid-ul-Fitr brings the other one.
It is an annual festival which means the festival of sacrifice and is celebrated to mark and honor the willingness of Prophet Ibrahim or Abraham to sacrifice his son Ismail as an act of obedience to Allah’s command.
As per ancient text, when Ibrahim was ready to sacrifice his son, Saitan tempted Ibrahim and dissuaded him from making the sacrifice, but he stood firm. Allah saw his pure dedication towards him and sent an angel with a sheep to be slaughtered instead of Ismail.
Eid al-Adha Date
This year the crescent moon will be sighted in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh for the Eid-ul-Adha, on the evening of Wednesday, June 28, 2023, and the festival will be celebrated on June 29. In the Indian sub-continent, it is most commonly called Bakr-Eid, Bakra-eid, or Bakrid.
According to the Islamic lunar calendar, Eid ul-Adha falls on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah and lasts for 4 days while in the Gregorian calendar, the dates vary from year to year, shifting approximately 11 days earlier each year.
Muslims around the world celebrated this day by offering special prayers of Allah. As part of the celebration, they also slaughtered animals and consumed the meat. Sweets and gifts are given, and extended family members are typically welcomed.
Eid ul-Adha Wishes, Quotes, Images, Status & More
- May the teaching of Allah be your forever companion for this life and beyond. Happy Eid ul- Adha 2023!!
- May Allah shower his mercy and blessing upon all of us and guide us to the right path!!
- O Allah Almighty!! With you by my side, I will overcome every difficulty in my life!!
- This Eid-ul-Adha, I wish peace, love, and happiness to you and your family!!
- O Almighty, forgive my mistakes and show me the right direction !!
- May the sacrifice of Eid al-Adha strengthen your faith in God and shower his blessings on you!!
- May the lesson of the prophet guide you in every aspect of your life. Happy Eid ul-Adha 2023!!
- Have faith in Allah and he will guide you to achieve all the things you ever dreamed of.
- May the sunrise of Eid-al-Adha comes with rays of hope and positivity
- May Allah always embrace you with good health and good fortune. Happy Eid ul-Adha 2023!!!
- On this Eid ul- Adha I wish Allah bless you with prosperity, success, and happiness!!
- May almighty keep you away from all bad things and shower positively in your life!!
- On this auspicious festival of sacrifice, I promise to sacrifice all bad habits and thank Allah for showing me the right path
- On this playful occasion of Eid al-Adha, I pray to god for the well-being of you and your family.
- Make this beautiful festival of Eid al-Adha even more special by thanking Allah almighty for bestowing his immense blessing on you and your family. I wish you a very Happy Bakrid 2023!!!
Eid al-Adha FAQs
A. Eid-Ul-Adha or Eid al-Adha also known as Bakrid will be celebrated on June 29th this year.
A. Eid al-Adha is called Bakra Eid or bakrid.