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Maryland Muslims Distribute Eid Meat to Locals

MARYLAND – Muslims living in Maryland, the US, are sharing the happiness and joy of their `Eid Al-Adha celebration with non-Muslims, distributing the meat of their Udhiyah [sacrifice] to the poor and needy. The video, published by Voice of America on Thursday, August 30, shows a local Muslim organization in a residential area in Silver …

10 Blessed Days: An Amazing Time for Giving

The first ten days of Dhul Hijjah are often referred to as the best ten days of the year, and a second chance after Ramadan. For those of us not performing the Hajj pilgrimage this year, this is still a great time of blessing and an immense reward. These 10 blessed days are an amazing …

Muslims Go Online for `Eid Udhiyah

ALGIERS – With `Eid Al-Adha, or feast of sacrifice, fast approaching, Algerian sheep traders are going online to offer their livestock and spare the risks of traveling to big cities, BBC reported. Using Facebook and Ouedkniss.com, an Algerian classified ad site, traders post pictures of their livestock from the comfort of their homes. One farmer …

`Eid Al-Adha Expands Opportunities for UK Lamb Trade

LONDON – The growing number of British Muslim community presents a huge opportunity for the farming industry in the UK because of the high demand on framing products during Islamic festivals like `Eid Al-Adha, The Farmers Guardian reported on August 5. With `Eid al-Adha coming on August 21, Livestock Auctioneers Association executive secretary, Chris Dodds, …

`Eid Al-Adha Expected on August 22

MAKKAH – `Eid Al-Adha is expected to start on Wednesday, August 22, with MoonSighting.com citing astronomical calculations, as world Muslims await the final confirmation of the sighting of Dhul-Hijjah moon. “The Astronomical New Moon (conjunction) is on August 11, 2018 (Saturday) at 9:58 UT. This is when the solar eclipse occurs. On August 11, the …

Muslim Aid Groups Set to Help Millions This `Eid

ANKARA – As Muslims prepare to welcome `Eid Al-Adha later this month, Turkish aid groups are rolling up their sleeves to help millions of unprivileged people worldwide during the Muslim feast. During the Islamic holy festival, leading Turkish aid agencies will reach millions of people in more than 100 countries across the globe, Anadolu Agency …

Watching Udhiyah

Bloody Dilemma: Children Watching Udhiyah?

“I used to place little red ribbons on the sheep’s head. I knew that he’ll die but we didn’t see it happen. The slaughtering would happen while we slept.” This was how my mother recollected her memories of the udhiyah from her childhood. People in old Cairo usually buy the sheep a month before `Eid and keep it …

Eidul Adha

Well Known Organizations Where You Can Make Udhiyah

The Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, said,”For every hair of the Qurbani you will receive a reward from Allah, and for every strand of its wool you will receive a reward.” (Tirmidhi) Udhiya or Qurbani is a reminder of Prophet Ibrahim’s (as) obedience and devotion to Allah (swt). It is a religious obligation that …



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