Duniya Bhar Ke Muslims Ne Banaya Eid Ul Adha
Jama Masjid, News Delhi
Significance, History, Traditions and Celebrations
A man carries a sheep during the Eid al-Adha celebrations in the Adjame district of the city.
Bangladeshis travelling home for the festival. Eid al-Adha commemorates the Prophet Ibrahim’s readiness to sacrifice his son as a sign of his obedience to God. In honour of him, Muslims sacrifice goats, sheep and cows.
An aerial view of Muslims praying outside the Moscow cathedral mosque during Eid al-Adha.
Children run along a war-damaged street as they celebrate the first day of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha.
A Yemeni man carrying a Kalashnikov assault rifle holds his hands out in prayer as he stands in a cemetery next to the grave of a loved one.
Worshippers reflected in water as they perform the Eid al-Adha prayer at the city’s central mosque.
Afghan children ride on a swing on the first day of the holiday.
A girl has her face painted after the Eid al-Adha prayer in Bensonhurst Park, Brooklyn.
Muslims relax on the grass after praying in Burgess Park, Southwark.
A man dressed as a clown gives balloons to children by the Dome of the Rock inside al-Aqsa Mosque compound, in Jerusalem’s old city.
The Malik ibn Anas Mosque in Carthage, Tunisia.
Boys play on a trampoline at the Ar-Rahma mosque in Kiev, Ukraine.
An Iraqi man visits the graves of fighters killed fighting Islamic State at the Wadi al-Salam cemetery in the holy city of Najaf.
Muslims gather at Es-Saraya Square in Gaza City.
A sacrificial lamb tied to a staircase.
A child stands amid kneeling worshippers marking Kurban-Ait, also known as Eid al-Adha, in downtown Rome.
Sacrificial sheep in Ananyevo village 220 miles from Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
Syrian refugees celebrate Eid in Amman by taking a selfie.
Eid al-Adha is considered holier of the two Eids and also known as the sacrifice feast, as it is celebrated to honour the dedication and willingness of Ibrahim (Abrahim) to sacrifice his son as an act of submission on God’s command.