Celebrating Bakar-Eid (Photo Feature)

10th Jul, 2022 | Tourism Mail Crew

People from the Muslim community have celebrated Bakar-Eid, one of the biggest festivals of Muslims, by exchanging greetings and offering prayers to Allah at various mosques.

The Jame Mosque at Ghantaghar in Kathmandu saw a huge turnout of the Eid observers arriving here to perform Namaj prayers and observe the festival that falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Dhu al-Hijjah, the 12th and the final month in the Islamic calendar.

Also called Eid-ul-Azha (Adha),this festival commemorates the readiness of Abraham to sacrifice his son to honour his God's command. It falls on the 70th day after Ramadan.

Also, animal sacrifice is made on this festival and the sacrifice is divided into three parts-one for the poor, another for relatives and one for the self.

On the occasion, Juniors seek blessings from the seniors and families and relatives gather to feed on feasts of various delicacies.

Photo: A.P Tolang