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Indian Festival of Eid al-Adha

Festival of the sacrifice celebrated in India on Monday, October 6, 2014.

Indian Festival of Eid al-Adha

Eid al-Adha (meaning Festival of the Sacrifice), also called the Feast of the Sacrifice, is celebrated by Muslims worldwide each year with special prayers, greetings and gifts. The word Eid means solemn festival. Eid al-Adha is the latter of the two Eid holidays, the former being Eid al-Fitr. Eid al-Adha is called Bakr-Id in India due to the tradition of sacrificing a goat or bakr in Urdu.