When do we celebrate Eid-ul-Adha?
On the tenth day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the twelfth month of the Islamic Hijri calendar, is when Eid-ul-Adha occurs. In the more widely used Gregorian calendar, this date changes from year to year, advancing by about 11 days every year because it is based on the lunar cycle.
When will be Eid in Saudi Arabia?
Following the sighting of the crescent moon, which is anticipated by Saudi Arabia to occur on June 30 this year, Dhu al-Hijjah begins.
The Eid al-Adha holiday is scheduled to start on the evening of Saturday, July 9, endure for four days, and terminate on the evening of Wednesday, July 13, if the moon is sighted in accordance with these forecasts.
When will be Eid in Pakistan?
The crescent moon is expected to be sighted in Pakistan on June 30, which means the Eid will fall on July 10.
Religious context of the festival:
The celebration of Eid al-Adha, also known as the “Feast of Sacrifice,” honours the Prophet Ibrahim, also known as Abraham in Christianity and Judaism, for his willingness to sacrifice his son Ismail at Allah’s command. It is a significant holiday in Islam.