Eid al-Adha is a major Islamic festival celebrated by Muslims worldwide

It commemorates the willingness of Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God

It symbolizes devotion, faith, and willingness to submit to God's commands

Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha to honor and remember Prophet Ibrahim's exemplary act of sacrifice

It signifies the importance of putting God above all worldly attachments

Eid al-Adha falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Dhul Hijjah, after the completion of the Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca

Muslims offer special prayers in congregation and listen to sermons at mosques

The festival involves sacrificing an animal, typically a sheep, goat, or cow, following specific religious guidelines

The meat of the sacrificed animal is divided into three parts: one-third is kept for the family, one-third is given to relatives and friends, and one-third is donated to the needy

Eid al-Adha promotes community bonding and encourages sharing with those less fortunate

It is a time of joy, feasting, exchanging gifts, and strengthening family and social ties