Bakrid 2024 Date: When is Eid-ul-Adha 2024 in India, and Around the World?


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Eid-ul-Adha is observed on the tenth day of Dhu-al-Hijjah, the last (twelfth) month in the Islamic lunar calendar. Following the conclusion of the yearly Hajj pilgrimage, celebrations are contingent upon a valid lunar sighting. While Eid al-Adha is not directly related to the Hajj pilgrimage, it is significant chronologically since it falls just one day after the pilgrimage concludes. Eid-ul-Adha is celebrated to honour Prophet Ibrahim’s willingness to offer his son, Ismail, as a sacrifice and his steadfast loyalty to Allah. At the precise moment of sacrifice, Allah substituted Ismail with a ram, who was to be slain instead of...