What is Eid Al Adha? History, Facts and Meanings of Eid Al Adha
When Eid al-Adha, all Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha by praying together in a large mosque or square and carrying out sacrifices thereafter. The meat of this sacrifice will be distributed to the less fortunate. Well, before Eid al-Adha arrives, pegipegi want to share seven facts about Eid al-Adha for you. Here are the facts.
1. KNOWN TO THE IDUL QURBAN AND IDUL KABIR
Eid ul Adha is often called Idul Qurban or Eid al-Kabir. You must have heard this mention from some people around you. So called because Eid al-Adha is a celebration to commemorate a very important historical event for Muslims.
In the past, the Prophet Ibramim received orders from Allah SWT to slaughter his own son, namely Prophet Ismail. On that day, Prophet Ibrahim was being tested for his sincerity in obeying God’s command. But because the Prophet Ibrahim is a very faithful and obedient to his creator’s command, he executes the sacrifice sincerely. During the slaughter, God replaced the body of Prophet Ismail with a sheep. That is why this feast is called the feast of the sacrifice.
2. FEATURES EVERY MONTH DZULHIJJAH
The celebration of Eid al-Adha fell on the month of Dhu al-Hijjah, precisely on the 10th of Dhul-Hijjah. The month of Dhul-Hijjah is the 12th month in the Islamic calendar system based on the movement of the moon. But now, everyday we use the calendar or the dating system. This dating system is also called the Gregorian calendar.
The Christian calendar is based on the movement of the sun. Therefore, the celebration of Eid al-Adha always advanced as much as 11 days each year, adjusted to the Islamic calendar which the number of days is different from the Christian calendar.
3. IMPLEMENTING IDHA ADHAID SHALES ON THE MORNING
Before carrying out the process of slaughtering the sacrificial animals, all Muslims perform the two-raked Eid prayers in the morning. As the pegipegi said before, Eid al-Adha prayers are usually performed in the nearby mosques or can also be done in a large field with a priest who leads the way of prayer.
There is no time to perform Eid al-Adha prayer. Anyway, this prayer is done when the sun is rising in the morning. Therefore, the time of Eid Prayers in each place is held at different times. There is a carry out at 06.30, there is at 07.00 and there is also carry out at 07.30. All depends on the provisions of each place of prayer.
4. THE RULES OF THE MEATS
Rules in carrying out many sacrifices. But, for the rules of the division of meat, there are rules that you should know. The meat of the sacrificed animal should be divided into three. 1/3 sacrificial meat given to the nuclear family of the sacrifice, a portion of sacrificial meat given to the relatives, neighbors and close friends, as well as the most other portion, is given to the needy poor.
But if you sacrifice and have taken the 1/3 right of the sacrifice for you and your family, you can give all the rest to the poor without giving to your closest relatives and friends.
5. ANIMALS WORKED DIFFERENT IN SEVERAL COUNTRIES
When going to commemorate Eid al-Adha, Muslims who will sacrifice usually have bought animals for sacrifice a few days before Eid al-Adha. Animals purchased are different, can goats or cows, depending on the person who wants to sacrifice. But, not in all animal countries are sacrificed cows or goats, you know.
For countries in the Middle East, animals that are sacrificed are usually camels, or can also sacrifice sheep. This is because the type of animal sacrificed is usually adjusted to the geographical location and consumption habits of the Muslim community in their place. Do not have to goat or cow.
6. GO TO SOIL FOR THE ABLE
The celebration of Eid al-Adha falls in the month of Dhu al-Hijjah. During the month of Dhu al-Hijjah, all Muslims perform the pilgrimage for the capable, in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. All the Muslims are performing pilgrimage for more than a month in the holy land and they also celebrate Eid al-Adha there. Thus, Eid al-Adha is often called the Hari Raya Haji.
7. CONFIRMED THE SILATURAHMI TRADITION
Like during Idul Fitri, during Eid al-Adha, all Muslims usually also perform a tradition of friendship. Visiting the homes of relatives, neighbors, and close friends is a habit that is always attached to the holiday.
Usually a younger person who will come to relatives or older friends to gather and have forgiveness. Meals and drinks are served to welcome guests. And at this moment, usually the parents or the people who are already working will give angpau to the children and nephews. Well if you, about still can angpau nih nih, travelers?