Bakra Eid also known as Bakri Eid or Eid al-Adha is celebrated across the world with lots of enthusiasm in the Muslim world. Bakra Eid comes two months after the holy month of Ramadan ends and is one of the occasions when Muslim sacrifice animals in large numbers. This year in India Bakra Eid will be celebrated on Tuesday, 12 September and in Saudi Arabia the festival will be celebrated a day earlier.Also Read - Eid-al-Adha 2021: Wishes, Images, Quotes, Whatsapp Messages, Facebook Status, to Share With Your Loved Ones This Bakrid
Among Muslims, Bakra Eid and Ramadan Eid are two big holy occasions which commemorate the faith of Prophet Ibraheem in God (Allah). This day Muslims sacrifice animals which is perfectly explained in the holy Quran wherein God expects one to sacrifice his/her most beloved thing for the obedience of God Almighty. (Also Read: Bakra Eid 2016: Government changes official Eid al-Adha holiday to Tuesday as Dhu al-Hijjah month begins late) Also Read - Bakrid 2021: Date, Time, History And Significance of This Festival
It is around 2000-year-old Islamic ritual followed by Muslims and the story dates back from Ibraheem when he agreed to sacrifice his son and accepted God’s order. They time when Ibraheem tried to behead his son Ismail’s head, he was surprised to see that his son was replaced by a ram and Ismail was standing in front of him. After which Ibraheem emerged out as a winner in God’s eye. Also Read - Eid-Al-Adha 2020: Netizens Praise Allah, Fill Twitter With Messages of Hope to Celebrate the Blessed Occasion
The festival is all about sacrificing halal animals which are divided into three parts after slaughtering it. One of the parts is distributed among neighbours and relatives, one is distributed among poor and one can be kept. The festival starts with a morning Eid ul-Adha prayers and the sacrifice of animal are been carried before dusk. The occasion is celebrated at its best when people wear new clothes, observe morning prayers, exchange greetings and a rich morning meal. Eid is also incomplete without sweets and mostly in India Muslims prefer to cook Sheer Kurma and Sevaiyan.
On this auspicious occasion, we at India.com wish each one of you Happy Eid. Here are some greetings that can be sent to your loved ones. Happy Bakra Eid!