When is Eid al-Adha?
Known as Eid al-Adha, Eid ul Adha, Id-ul-Azha, Id-ul-Zuha, Hari Raya Haji or Bakr-id; the ‘Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast of the Muslim calendar.
The festival may also be known as Al Eid Al Kabeer, which means the ‘Grand Eid’. It has this more important status as in religious terms as this Eid lasts for four days whereas Eid Al Fitr is one day, even though most countries observe about the same number of public holidays for both Eids.
This festival is celebrated throughout the Muslim world as a commemoration of Prophet Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice everything for God.
Eid al-Adha falls on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the twelfth and final month in the Islamic calendar.
As the exact day is based on lunar sightings, the date may vary between countries.
Traditions of Eid Al Adha
Eid al-Adha concludes the Pilgrimage to Mecca. Eid al-Adha lasts for three days and commemorates Ibrahim’s (Abraham) willingness to obey God by sacrificing his son.
The same story appears in the Bible and is familiar to Jews and Christians. One key difference is that Muslims believe the son was Ishmael rather than Isaac as told in the Old Testament. Eid Al Lahma, which means the ‘meat Eid’
According to the Quran, Ibrahim was about to sacrifice his son when a voice from heaven stopped him and allowed him to make something else as a ‘great sacrifice’. In the Old Testament, it is a ram that is sacrificed instead of the son.
In Islam, Ishmael is regarded as a prophet and an ancestor of Muhammad.
During the feast of Eid Al Adha, Muslims re-enact Ibrahim’s obedience by sacrificing a cow or ram. The family will eat about a third of the meal a third goes to friends and relatives, and the remaining third is donated to the poor and needy.
Is 11 July 2022 a Public Holiday?
Yes. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.
Eid al-Adha holiday Observances
Eid Ul Adha 2022 Yemen
Eid ul Adha 2022 Date in Yemen starts on the evening of 08 July 2022 and ends on 11 July 2022. Eid ul Adha or Eid ul Azha is known as the Festival of Sacrifice in the Islamic faith and Muslims worldwide. Eid ul Adha 2022 date in Yemen observes every year in the month of Zul Hijjah or Dhul Hijjah and the Islamic date of 10. Eid ul Azha or Bakra Eid is also called Eid Al Adha in the Arabic world.
Eid Ul Adha in Yemen is 08 Jul 22 (10 Zulhijjah 1443 AH). In Islam, there are several Islamic events that have their own significance. However, Eid Ul Adha is also among the holiest event in Islam. Each year, Muslims in Yemen do special arrangements regarding the event. They eagerly wait for the moon sighting to be aware about the confirmed date of Eid Ul Adha in Yemen and to plan their activities accordingly.
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AMMAN — UN special Envoy for Yemen Hans Grundberg said on Wednesday that Yemeni parties agreed on commitment to consolidating the truce on the occasion of Eid Al-Adha.
The parties agreed on the current truce to halt all of continued offensive ground, aerial, and maritime military operations, inside and outside Yemen, and freezing current military positions on the ground, the envoy’s office said in a statement.
Furthermore, they agreed to work in the military coordination committee and the joint coordination room towards further strengthening their efforts to build trust and contribute to a more conducive environment for dialogue, as well as improving the situation for Yemeni civilians.
The parties also agreed to moderate rhetoric in public statements and media and show care for the safety, wellbeing and protection of civilians as well as critical infrastructure that supports their lives, it added.
Hans also stated that mutual efforts were continued in order to maintain safety for civilians, expressing his pleasure that all parties agreed on the current commitment in view of the upcoming Eid celebrations. — Agencies