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Offline Shelby2

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Happy Eid ul-Adha (also street cleaning suspended Dec 19-21)
« on: December 17, 2007, 11:14:46 AM »
Happy Eid ul-Adha to all the Muslims in the neighborhood,

The 2007 date is Dec 19-22.

This is from wikipedia:
Eid al-Adha is a religious festival celebrated by Muslims worldwide as a commemoration of Ibrahim's (Abraham's) willingness to sacrifice his son Ismael for Allah. It is one of two Eid festivals that Muslims celebrate. Like Eid ul-Fitr, Eid ul-Adha begins with a short prayer followed by a sermon (khuba). It is also called the bigger Eid because it lasts a day longer than Eid ul-Fitr.

Eid al-Adha is four days long and starts on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja of the lunar Islamic calendar. This is the day after the pilgrims in Hajj, the annual pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia by Muslims worldwide, descend from Mount Arafat. It happens to be approximately 70 days after the end of the month of Ramadan.

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Re: Happy Eid ul-Adha (also street cleaning suspended Dec 19-21)
« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2007, 09:57:03 PM »
Thanks

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Re: Happy Eid ul-Adha (also street cleaning suspended Dec 19-21)
« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2007, 09:57:03 PM »