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… Blessed Eid … by louu on polyvore.com
HAPPY EID to all my brothers and sisters from all over the world =DDD <33333I  know I’m a little late ^.^” but I was so busy with Eid’s activities =D  It was so fun … I wish if those happy days can last forever =( ———————————————————————————If you are non-Muslim and want to know about Eid Al-Adha please read below =) What is Eid Al-Adha?Eid  al-Adha is the second and final Eid Islamic celebration of the year. It  takes place on the tenth day of the Islamic month Dhul-Hijjah, the last  month (12th) of the Islamic calendar. It commemorates the completion of  the Hajj pilgrimage. Although only pilgrims in Mecca participate in the  Hajj fully, Muslims around the world join them in celebrating Eid  Al-Adha. The Hajj pilgrimage draws millions of Muslims from around  the world every year to Mecca. It is the largest annual gathering of  humanity anywhere. Timed to the Muslim lunar calendar, the Hajj is  followed by the celebrations of the three-day festival of Eid al-Adha,  or the Feast of Sacrifice, which symbolizes Abraham’s willingness to  sacrifice his son, Ishmael, to obey God. According to the Qura’an,  Ibrahim was about to sacrifice his son when a voice from heaven stopped  him and allowed him to sacrifice a ram instead. The feast re-enacts  Ibrahim’s obedience by sacrificing a cow or ram.  The meat from  the sacrifice of Eid al-Adha is mostly given away to others. One-third  is eaten by immediate family, one-third is given away to relatives and  friends, and one-third is donated to the poor. The act symbolizes our  willingness to give up things that are of benefit to us or close to our  hearts, in order to follow Allah’s commands. It also symbolizes our  willingness to give up some of our own bounties, in order to strengthen  ties of friendship and help those who are in need. We recognize that all  blessings come from Allah, and we should open our hearts and share with  others. The symbolism is in the attitude - a willingness to  make sacrifices in our lives in order to stay on the Straight Path. Each  of us makes small sacrifices, giving up things that are fun or  important to us. A true Muslim, one who submits his or herself  completely to the Lord, is willing to follow Allah’s commands completely  and obediently. It is this strength of heart, purity in faith, and  willing obedience that our Lord desires from us. History / Origin : Allah (The God) said in the holy Qura’an (37:99-113){  And [then] he said, “Indeed, I will go to [where I am ordered by] my  Lord; He will guide me.۞ My Lord, grant me [a child] from among the  righteous.” ۞ So We gave him good tidings of a forbearing boy. ۞ And  when he reached with him [the age of] exertion, he said, “O my son,  indeed I have seen in a dream that I [must] sacrifice you, so see what  you think.” He said, “O my father, do as you are commanded. You will  find me, if Allah wills, of the steadfast.” ۞ And when they had both  submitted and he put him down upon his forehead, ۞ We called to him, “O  Abraham, ۞ You have fulfilled the vision.” Indeed, We thus reward the  doers of good. ۞ Indeed, this was the clear trial. ۞ And We ransomed him  with a great sacrifice, ۞ And We left for him [favorable mention] among  later generations: ۞ “Peace upon Abraham.” ۞ Indeed, We thus reward the  doers of good. ۞ Indeed, he was of Our believing servants.۞ And We gave  him good tidings of Isaac, a prophet from among the righteous. ۞ And We  blessed him and Isaac. But among their descendants is the doer of good  and the clearly unjust to himself.۞ }http://quran.com/37If you want to read more about the history visit the link below (Wikipedia) and read the ”Origin” section =) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eid_al-Adha
… Blessed Eid … by louu on polyvore.com

HAPPY EID to all my brothers and sisters from all over the world =DDD <33333
I know I’m a little late ^.^” but I was so busy with Eid’s activities =D It was so fun … I wish if those happy days can last forever =(
———————————————————————————
If you are non-Muslim and want to know about Eid Al-Adha please read below =)
 
What is Eid Al-Adha?
Eid al-Adha is the second and final Eid Islamic celebration of the year. It takes place on the tenth day of the Islamic month Dhul-Hijjah, the last month (12th) of the Islamic calendar. It commemorates the completion of the Hajj pilgrimage. Although only pilgrims in Mecca participate in the Hajj fully, Muslims around the world join them in celebrating Eid Al-Adha.
The Hajj pilgrimage draws millions of Muslims from around the world every year to Mecca. It is the largest annual gathering of humanity anywhere. Timed to the Muslim lunar calendar, the Hajj is followed by the celebrations of the three-day festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of Sacrifice, which symbolizes Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son, Ishmael, to obey God. According to the Qura’an, Ibrahim was about to sacrifice his son when a voice from heaven stopped him and allowed him to sacrifice a ram instead. The feast re-enacts Ibrahim’s obedience by sacrificing a cow or ram.
 
The meat from the sacrifice of Eid al-Adha is mostly given away to others. One-third is eaten by immediate family, one-third is given away to relatives and friends, and one-third is donated to the poor. The act symbolizes our willingness to give up things that are of benefit to us or close to our hearts, in order to follow Allah’s commands. It also symbolizes our willingness to give up some of our own bounties, in order to strengthen ties of friendship and help those who are in need. We recognize that all blessings come from Allah, and we should open our hearts and share with others.
 
The symbolism is in the attitude - a willingness to make sacrifices in our lives in order to stay on the Straight Path. Each of us makes small sacrifices, giving up things that are fun or important to us. A true Muslim, one who submits his or herself completely to the Lord, is willing to follow Allah’s commands completely and obediently. It is this strength of heart, purity in faith, and willing obedience that our Lord desires from us.
 
History / Origin :
Allah (The God) said in the holy Qura’an (37:99-113)
{ And [then] he said, “Indeed, I will go to [where I am ordered by] my Lord; He will guide me.۞ My Lord, grant me [a child] from among the righteous.” ۞ So We gave him good tidings of a forbearing boy. ۞ And when he reached with him [the age of] exertion, he said, “O my son, indeed I have seen in a dream that I [must] sacrifice you, so see what you think.” He said, “O my father, do as you are commanded. You will find me, if Allah wills, of the steadfast.” ۞ And when they had both submitted and he put him down upon his forehead, ۞ We called to him, “O Abraham, ۞ You have fulfilled the vision.” Indeed, We thus reward the doers of good. ۞ Indeed, this was the clear trial. ۞ And We ransomed him with a great sacrifice, ۞ And We left for him [favorable mention] among later generations: ۞ “Peace upon Abraham.” ۞ Indeed, We thus reward the doers of good. ۞ Indeed, he was of Our believing servants.۞ And We gave him good tidings of Isaac, a prophet from among the righteous. ۞ And We blessed him and Isaac. But among their descendants is the doer of good and the clearly unjust to himself.۞ }
http://quran.com/37
If you want to read more about the history visit the link below (Wikipedia) and read the ”Origin” section =) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eid_al-Adha

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&#8230;. Happy Eid &#8230;. by louu on Polyvore.com
Happy Eid to all Muslims around the world &#8230; =D Hope you had a great time with your families and friends =D &#8212;&#8212;&#8212;&#8212;&#8212;&#8212;&#8212;&#8212;&#8212;&#8212;&#8212;&#8212;&#8212;&#8212;&#8212;&#8212;&#8212;&#8212;&#8212;&#8212;-What is Eid Al-Fitr?Eid  ul-Fitr, aka Eid, falls on the first day of Shawwal, the month which  follows Ramadan in the Islamic calendar. Eid is an Arabic term meaning  “festivity” or “celebration,” while fitr means “to break the fast”. During  Eid, Muslims thank Allah for the help and strength given to them  throughout the previous month and celebrate the end of fasting by  gathering with friends and family, preparing sweet delicacies, wearing  new clothes, giving each other gifts and putting up lights and other  decorations in their homes.  Before the day of Eid, during the  last few days of Ramadan, each Muslim family gives a determined amount  as a donation to the poor. This donation is of actual food &#8212; rice,  barley, dates, rice, etc. &#8212; to ensure that the needy can have a holiday  meal and participate in the celebration. This donation is known as  Zakat Al-Fitr (charity of fast-breaking)
…. Happy Eid …. by louu on Polyvore.com

Happy Eid to all Muslims around the world … =D Hope you had a great time with your families and friends =D
————————————————————-
What is Eid Al-Fitr?
Eid ul-Fitr, aka Eid, falls on the first day of Shawwal, the month which follows Ramadan in the Islamic calendar. Eid is an Arabic term meaning “festivity” or “celebration,” while fitr means “to break the fast”.
 
During Eid, Muslims thank Allah for the help and strength given to them throughout the previous month and celebrate the end of fasting by gathering with friends and family, preparing sweet delicacies, wearing new clothes, giving each other gifts and putting up lights and other decorations in their homes.
 
Before the day of Eid, during the last few days of Ramadan, each Muslim family gives a determined amount as a donation to the poor. This donation is of actual food — rice, barley, dates, rice, etc. — to ensure that the needy can have a holiday meal and participate in the celebration. This donation is known as Zakat Al-Fitr (charity of fast-breaking)

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