Eid al-Adha

Islamic holiday on the tenth day of Dhu al-Hijjah

Eid al-Adha or the Holiday of Sacrifice is the second and the larger of the two main holidays celebrated in Islam. It honours the willingness of Abraham to sacrifice his son Ishmael as an act of obedience to God's command.

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  • In traditional Muslim countries herders and farmers can sacrifice their own animals. Others may go to the marketplace, where an animal can be bought and sacrificed, though prices are often higher than normal,...
    • Food, Feasts, and Faith: An Encyclopedia of Food Culture in world religions ... Paul Fieldhouse · 2017
  • At this occasion, Muslims sacrifice animals like camels, cow, and small ruminants. Small ruminants are more in demand because of their price and cost of their feed ritual.
    • Sustainable Goat Production in Adverse Environments: Volume ii ... João Simões, ‎Carlos Gutiérrez · 2018

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