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How is Eid-ul-Adha celebrated around the world?

Updated On Jun 29, 2023 10:55 AM IST
  • Eid-ul-Adha 2023: From Egypt to Iran to Turkey, here's how Eid-ul-Adha is celebrated in different parts of the world.
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Eid-ul-Adha 2023: One of the largest festivals celebrated by the Muslim community all over the world is here. In India, Eid-ul-Adha is being celebrated on June 28. Also referred to as the Feast of the Sacrifice, Eid-ul-Adha is also known as Bakra Eid, Bakrid or Eid Qurban. As we celebrate the special occasion today, we have listed down how Eid-ul-Adha is celebrated around the world.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 29, 2023 10:55 AM IST

Eid-ul-Adha 2023: One of the largest festivals celebrated by the Muslim community all over the world is here. In India, Eid-ul-Adha is being celebrated on June 28. Also referred to as the Feast of the Sacrifice, Eid-ul-Adha is also known as Bakra Eid, Bakrid or Eid Qurban. As we celebrate the special occasion today, we have listed down how Eid-ul-Adha is celebrated around the world.(Unsplash)

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United Arab Emirates: Eid-ul-Adha starts with the morning prayer, and then a feast and Eidi being given to the younger family members by the older ones. People deck up in new clothes and visit their relatives. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 29, 2023 10:55 AM IST

United Arab Emirates: Eid-ul-Adha starts with the morning prayer, and then a feast and Eidi being given to the younger family members by the older ones. People deck up in new clothes and visit their relatives. (Unsplash)

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Turkey: On this day, goats are sacrificed – however, the ritual is changing, and people are donating to charity instead of sacrificing animals. People also deck up in new clothes on this day and greet their older family members by kissing their hands. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 29, 2023 10:55 AM IST

Turkey: On this day, goats are sacrificed – however, the ritual is changing, and people are donating to charity instead of sacrificing animals. People also deck up in new clothes on this day and greet their older family members by kissing their hands. (Unsplash)

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Egypt: Eid-ul-Adha is called Eid-el-Kibr in Egypt. Instead of Eid Mubarak, people greet each other saying 'kol sana wa inta tayeb' meaning 'I hope every year finds you well.' People start the day with prayers and then donate meat to the needy. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 29, 2023 10:55 AM IST

Egypt: Eid-ul-Adha is called Eid-el-Kibr in Egypt. Instead of Eid Mubarak, people greet each other saying 'kol sana wa inta tayeb' meaning 'I hope every year finds you well.' People start the day with prayers and then donate meat to the needy. (Unsplash)

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Iran: In Iran, people dress up for the Eid prayers. Then, they relish a savoury feast consisting of beef or mutton. Because of the large variety of dishes prepared on this day, Eid-ul-Adha is also called Salty Eid in Iran. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 29, 2023 10:55 AM IST

Iran: In Iran, people dress up for the Eid prayers. Then, they relish a savoury feast consisting of beef or mutton. Because of the large variety of dishes prepared on this day, Eid-ul-Adha is also called Salty Eid in Iran. (Unsplash)

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India: In India, people start the day with an open-air prayer meeting. In some places, Muslims sacrifice a sheep or goat and share the meat with their loved ones. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jun 29, 2023 10:55 AM IST

India: In India, people start the day with an open-air prayer meeting. In some places, Muslims sacrifice a sheep or goat and share the meat with their loved ones. (Unsplash)

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