Friday, 4 November 2011

Religious Festival and its Celebration in Pakistan

                                Eid al-Adha

                      Eid al-Adha"feast of sacrifice or "Festival of Sacrifice" or "Greater Eid" is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide to commemorate the willingness of Abraham(Ibrahim) to sacrifice his son Ishmael  as an act of obedience to God, before God intervened to provide him with a ram to sacrifice insteadEid al-Adha is the latter of two Eid festivals celebrated by Muslims, whose basis comes from Sura 2 (Al-Baqara) Ayah196 in the Qur'an Like Eid ul-Fitr, Eid al-Adha begins with a Wajib prayer of two Raka'ah (units) followed by a sermon (khuṭbah).
The word "Eid" appears in Sura al-Mai'da ("The Table Spread," Chapter 5) of the Qur'an, meaning 'solemn festival'Eid al-Adha is celebrated annually on the 10th day of the 12th and the last Islamic month of Dhu al-Hijjah of the lunar Islamic calendar Eid al-Adha celebrations start after the Hajj, the annual pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia by Muslims worldwide, descend from Mount Arafat. The date is approximately 70 days (2 Months & 10 days) after the end of the month of Ramadan  i.e. Eid-ul-Fitr. Ritual observance of the holiday lasts until sunset of the 13th day of Dhu al-Hijjah. 

CelebrationsFamily meals (especially lunches and late breakfasts), eating sweet foods, wearing new clothes, giving gifts or money to children

        Family meals (especially lunches and breakfast) eating sweet foods,wearing new cloths,giving gifts or money to children. First offering a prayer,then scarifice A goat,sheep cow nd camel,and it is divided into three parts,one part is given to poor people,2nd part for relatives and third part for the family.

                                                      "Celebration in Pakistan is Shown through Pic"


ObservancesPrayer, sacrificing a cow, goat, sheep, or a camel, giving to poor people as a gift

CelebrationsFamily meals (especially lunches and late breakfasts), eating sweet foods, wearing new clothes, giving gifts or money to children



                           first of all on the first day of eid muslims have to offer prayer and thank God.

after eid prayer animals should be scarifice.

             this is the picture of animal  market where people are going to buy a goat or sheep,cow or camel

and these animal scarifice on the day of eid.Eid ul Adha is celebrared for about three days so people have ease to scarifice their animal on any three days but on the third day before the Prayer of Asar.

                                                                  this is the dress for Haj
                                                        Beautiful faces with new dresses for Eid

                                       mehndi is bautifuuly designed on the hands of girls
                      the meat is divided in t three parts,one for family one for poor and one for relative
                                                           Different Dishes of Eid-ul- Adha

Biryani is very famous,its the combination of meat and rice

Seakh Kabab is really delicious

roasted meat served with garnishing

meat with soup

very special and apicy fry lamb meat recipe dinner

tikka botti known as barbi cue is very famous without it
the dishes are not completed

Haleem is a lentils, wheat and meat (beef or mutton) dish

Thanks alot for all my friends for this journey i hope you all will like it,this post is especially my those friends who do not know about the traditions of
 Eid-ul -Adha
and for my all muslims brother and sister
love you all
my blogger friends



  1. Sunny what can i say,its really informative,colorful and amazing post,love you dear,keep it up:)

  2. Eid Mubarak to you and your family

  3. Fascinating. Thank you. Good to learn about the customs and beliefs of other religions.

  4. EID MUBARIK TO U 2.......really witing for the eid ul adha for having all this fun

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  6. A very interesting read. I love how one third of the meat is given to the poor. I hope you have a great celebration. I love the gorgeous pictures of the children. Arohanui

  7. Lovely post, Sunny! Hope you had a wonderful Eid. And yes, I am a huge fan of biryani. :-)

  8. eid mubarak,your eid post bring colors of eid,keep it up.

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  11. Very interesting post indeed.

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  14. Those where some really cute kids and the food looked great.

  15. Love the food, looks so delicious! xx

  16. Very interesting, thanks for directing me here.

  17. I Hope EID was good.Best Wishes to You & All My Other Muslim Friends.Ummmm! That Food Looks Good!

  18. thanks alot to all of my friends.

  19. Slam,
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