Bakrid or Eid al-Adha Celebration 2022 – India And Nepal

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All of the Muslim population around the globe awaits this foremost festival. The festival of Eid al-Adha is on 8th July in Saudi Arabia and on 9th July in India and Nepal. The party of the competition shall start from the evenings of 9th July to the evenings of 10th July.

The Muslim community across the country are celebrating Bakrid, one of the biggest Islamic festivals, with joy and gaiety. In Kathmandu, Muslims gathered at Jamia and Kashmiri, two of the biggest shrines in Ghantaghar.


History of Bakrid Festival

Eid al-Adha is likewise called the pageant of sacrifice. It is so due to the fact Prophet Ibrahim tried to commit his child to exhibit his submission to Allah. Despite the fact that, it did no longer occur likewise as he had to sacrifice a lamb as a substitute as informed by means of Allah, as a result is the call Bakrid.


The day additionally indicates the completion of the Hajj pilgrim. The 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the 12th month of the Lunar calendar suitable in Islam, marks the party of Eid al-Adha. The sight of the crescent moon as in line with Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind will fall on eleventh July, and for this reason the Eid al-Adha could be celebrated at the equal day in India.


The significance of this competition is that the sacrificed lamb serves the motive of commitment to Allah and contributing back to the network. It occurs by dispensing 3 shares of meat to pals, families and the underprivileged.

The day also witnesses sermon by using the imam after the mid-day Namaz at some stage in zuhr time.

Like Diwali, people meet and greet households and buddies, prepare dinner delicacies and wear new outfits with a extraordinary deal of enthusiasm. They exchange presents or Idhi and joyful greetings of “Eid Mubarak” resonate everywhere.


Celebration Of Bakrid in India 2022

Eid al-Adha will fall on 9th July, and the day is a gazetted holiday across the nation. The government offices shall remain closed on the festival day. Transportation remains undisturbed.

Celebration Of Bakrid in Nepal 2022

The festival of Bakrid witnesses great enthusiasm in people across Nepal. According to the date declared by Saudi Arabia, the festival will begin on 8th July 2022 globally but, it will be on the next day in Nepal. Bakrid will be marked on 9th July 2022 in Nepal as per the Imam of Kathmandu’s Jama Masjid.

Muslims visits the mosque on Bakrid, wearing their best dresses. They offer Dua or Prayer to Allah and attend the Koranic story of Ibrahim’s readiness to devote his boy Ishmael to Allah but sacrificed a lamb in his place. Bakrid or Eid al-Adha is a celebration of the enthusiasm and devotion of devotees towards Allah and the sacred Quran.

Facts about Bakrid

  • Eid al-Adha has different names as Qurbon Hayiti in Uzbekistan, Idul Azha in Bangladesh, Kurbanir Id in Bengali and Id ul Baqarah in Egypt.
  • The best cuisines from the day include Biryani, Chapli Kebab, Gosht Khichda, Khajoor shake, Kimami sewaiyan and many more.
  • Animals like goats, sheep, cows and camels are considerable for Qurbani or the Sacrifice.
  • Bakrid is one of the two Eids while the second one is Eid al-Fitr or Ramadaan.
  • Bakrid is known as Greater Eid and is one of the most pivotal festivals of the Muslim population.
  • The Qurbani is the most spiritual sacrifice conducted with absolute commitment, accountability and carefulness.
  • The sacrificial animal should match the proper standards as in good health and no disabilities.
  • The Bakrid commences with chorusing prayers and wishing and embracing all despite their diversity with “Eid Mubarak”.

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