Friday, November 12, 2010 | By: Hafsah Abdul-Rahim

Smith College Eid al-Adha Dinner

What is Eid al-Adha

At the end of the Hajj (annual pilgrimage to Mecca), Muslims throughout the world celebrate the holiday of Eid al-Adha (Festival of Sacrifice). In 2010, Eid al-Adha will begin on approximately November 16th, and will last for three days

What else do Muslims do to celebrate the holiday?

On the first morning of Eid al-Adha, Muslims around the world attend morning prayers at their local mosques. Prayers are followed by visits with family and friends, and the exchange of greetings and gifts. At some point, members of the family will visit a local farm or otherwise will make arrangements for the slaughter of an animal. The meat is distributed during the days of the holiday or shortly thereafter.

 Me and Karima
my older sister Batlah (Bella) and my Younger sister Sumiyya (Mya)



Huda said...

so jealous I was not there. You all look beautiful mA in the pics. B and Mya look alike as Inshirah called it years ago.

Hafsah said...

lol i never even look at comment on here, now i will tho :)

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