India is a nation where various types of people belong to various type or religion living with together. There are Hindu, Muslim, Sikh and Christians are living in the country in various parts of nation. They all of the people celebrate their own religious fairs and festivals. As like other religious festival Eid Ul Zuha is a most important festival of Islam religion.

This festival is also known as the name of Bakra Eid. This is the festival which is celebrated in various part of the world where Muslim people are living. In India this festival is also celebrated. This festival observe each of the year from tenth to twelfth day of Islamic month of Dhul Hijjah. It is a three days celebration.

Legend Behind Bakrid :

There is a myth behind the celebration of Bakra Eid. Once upon a time there was a great priest of Allah name Ibrahim. Once Allah said to Ibrahim or challenged to Ibrahim to show his dedication in front of him by sacrificing most lovable or most nearest or most dearest for him. Ibrahim accepted the challenge of Allah and got ready to sacrifice his dearest son. And he had done it. From this day people from Islam religion started to celebrate this day as a festival of Eid Ul Zuha in dedication of Ibrahim’s love towards Allah.

Celebration of Eid Ul Zuha :

Bakra Eid or Eid Ul Zuha is celebrated each of the years in various parts of the world. People celebrated this day with the people belong to their community. They organize various programs. They wore new and bright color cloths. They prepare various foods and patterns of meals along with sweets. They sacrifices animals like goat etc. on this day. They gifted to their friends, relatives, neighbors etc.

Eid Ul Zuha In Year 2012:  October 26, 2012

Eid Ul Zuha celebrate by the great enthusiasm and joyous among the people form Islam each year and in year 2012 it will be celebrate as on 26 October.

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Bakra-Eid is also known as Eid-Ul-Zuha, as it is called in Arabic, as ‘the feast of sacrifice” Bakra Eid is one of the Muslim festivals celebrated by Muslim community annually. This festival falls and celebrated from the tenth to the twelfth day in Islamic month of Dhul Hijjah. This festival also known as “festival of sacrifice” This is an occasion to give and do sacrifice.

Bakra Eid Islamic Festival :

Bakra Eid is marked by slaughter of animals as sacrificial offerings, after which the meat is distributed among the needy and deprived. It is said that according to the tradition, meat has to be divided into three equal parts first among the family, second friends and neighbors and another needy people.

People wear new clothes and offer prayers at the mosques. Then people meet each other along with saying “Eid Mubarak”. Bakra-Eid celebrated with great enthusiasm by all Muslim people. Every true Muslim, who is capable of affording two square meals a day, is expected to sacrifice an animal.

A goat, sheep, camel or any other four-legged animal is slaughtered during days of the festival, and then meat is distributed. Muslim people go to houses of their near living people and dear ones to celebrate this festival with joy and happiness.

Bakra Eid is coming on :

  • 26 October 2012.

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