Hajj and Eid al-Adha Mubarak to all Muslims
Hajj and Eid UL Adha Mubarak to those Muslims and their families who performed hajj in the year 2022. May Allah Bless you always! Dr. Alia Nawaz
Certainly, the prime minister has acted sincerely wishing good celebrations to all Muslims of Canada, but beyond the amazing, delightful, and fantastic message, he nurtures in the heart of Muslims a feeling of tremendous hope and assurance, that Canada is a real home to Muslims too.
Some information about this great Muslim festival, Eid al-Adha (Greater Eid).
On Saturday 09, 2022 all Canadian Muslims are celebrating Eid al-Adha throughout Canada and around. Other Muslim countries also celebrate Eid ul Adha on the announced date according to the Islamic lunar calendar. Eid al-Adha takes place on the 10th day of the 12th month. Moon sightings may cause a variation in the date for Islamic festivals, depending on the region and country.
EID AL-ADHA is the great Muslim festival and marks the sacrifice made to God. It is also known as the Feast of Sacrifice or Festival of Sacrifice as it commemorates Ibrahim (Abraham). It honors the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son Ismaeel (Isaac), as an act of obedience to God’s command. Before he sacrificed his son, God intervened by sending his angel Jibra’il (Gabriel), who then put a ram in his son’s place. In commemoration of this, the celebrations symbolize Ibrahim’s devotion to Allah, and this marks the end of the Hajj, the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia which thousand and thousands of Muslims all over the world embark on. Worshipers usually slaughter a sheep, a goat, or a lamb as part of the festivities – but anyone wishing to sacrifice an animal and divide into three parts: the family retains one-third of the share; another third is given to relatives, friends, and neighbors; and the remaining third is given to the poor and needy persons.
Another message for Muslims
Dr. Alia Eid Mubarak Message in Urdu language:
Muslims begin their celebration with morning special prayers, followed by food and exchanging gifts with family and friends. They also share their food and money with the poor so that they can celebrate too. It is time to sacrifice and generosity to friends, family, and needy people. Eid al-Adha is also a time for forgiveness and compassion.
Muslim Associations are also working for Eid festivals, including fun rides, shows, sports tournaments, and various international cuisines.
Eid Mubarak to all Muslims, my best wishes for the celebration of Eid al-Adha. My prayers at this holy festival for peace and prosperity and safety from natural disasters everywhere in the World, Ameen.
Alia Nawaz, From Toronto, Canada