The best travel destinations to spend Eid al-Adha in the Emirates and Arab countries
We and the peoples of the United Arab Emirates and the Arab world in general have come upon the occasion of the blessed Eid al-Adha. This happy holiday celebrated by Muslims all over the world represents a special time in which Muslims express their solidarity and closeness to God Almighty, and on this happy occasion, we must congratulate His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, First Deputy, Prime Minister, Ruler of Dubai, and all the peoples of the United Arab Emirates and the Arab and Islamic peoples as a whole on this happy occasion.
The importance of Eid al-Adha
Eid al-Adha is one of the important religious holidays in Islam. This holiday is celebrated on the tenth day of the month of Dhu al-Hijjah in the Hijri year, after performing the rituals of Hajj in Arafah. This holiday is an opportunity for Muslims to get closer to God and strengthen social and fraternal ties between members of society, The practices of this holiday are the spirit of cooperation, solidarity and giving that characterizes Islam.
The joy of Eid and the exchange of congratulations
On this blessed day, joy and happiness fill the hearts of Muslims around the world. People wear their best clothes and gather in mosques to perform the Eid prayer, where they recite the sermon and Tarawih. After the Eid prayer, Muslims exchange greetings and blessings, as they gather with family, friends and neighbors to celebrate and exchange gifts and delicious meals. This occasion strengthens social ties and reflects the spirit of generosity and cooperation among members of society.
Sacrifice and charitable work
The sacrifice of the sacrifice is one of the important rituals of Eid al-Adha. Muslims slaughter a sacrifice on this day as an expression of their obedience to God and their closeness to Him. The meat of the sacrifice is distributed to the family, the poor, and the needy, which reflects the spirit of giving and social solidarity. In addition, Islam encourages the completion of charitable works. And Al-Fitr charity at this blessed time, when the needy are helped and support is provided to the poor and needy in society.
Hajj and Arafat
Eid Al-Adha coincides with the rituals of Hajj, as Muslims from all over the world go to the Great Mosque of Mecca in Makkah Al-Mukarramah to perform the Hajj, and on the day of Arafa, Muslims gather on Mount Arafa to perform prayers and supplications, where prayers and supplications are directed to God Almighty for forgiveness and mercy. The day of Arafah is one of the blessed days and an opportunity to repent and seek forgiveness, and it is believed that guilt is erased and sin is forgiven.
The blessed Eid Al-Adha is a happy occasion that reflects the spirit of solidarity and cooperation in the Islamic community. This holiday represents an opportunity to celebrate joy and happiness, and to communicate and rapprochement between individuals, families and societies. On this happy holiday, we wish His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, First Deputy, Chairman of the Council Ministers, Ruler of Dubai, and all the peoples of the United Arab Emirates and the Arab and Islamic peoples, best of luck, happiness and peace. Happy New Year!
Frequently asked questions
When is Eid Al-Adha celebrated?
Eid al-Adha is celebrated on the tenth day of Dhu al-Hijjah in the Islamic year.
What is the meaning of sacrifice in Islam?
The sacrifice is considered an obligation in Islam as an expression of obedience to God and closeness to Him, as Muslims slaughter a sacrifice and distribute it to the family, the poor, and the needy.
What is the role of Arafa day in Eid al-Adha?
The Day of Arafah is an important day in the blessed Eid al-Adha, when Muslims gather on Mount Arafah to perform prayers, supplications, and supplications to God Almighty for forgiveness and mercy.
Are there special rituals that take place on Eid al-Adha?
Yes, the rituals of Eid al-Adha include slaughtering the sacrifice and distributing its meat, performing the Eid prayer in the mosque, and exchanging congratulations and blessings among people.
Are there special customs in Eid al-Adha?
Yes, customs on Eid al-Adha include wearing the best clothes, visiting friends and family, exchanging gifts and delicious meals, and doing charitable and almsgiving.