Eid Al-Adha, also know as the ‘Festival of Sacrifice’ starts on the 10th day of the month of Dhu al-Hijjah – the 12th and final month of the Islamic calendar. Celebrated by Muslim’s all over the world with friends and family, Eid Al Adha is a very special occasion.
Muslims sacrifice a goat, sheep, or a portion of a camel or cow. This is then divided into 3 portions. The family will keep a third, one third for the relatives and one third for the less fortunate. Making sure that there is food for everyone on their table.
Men, women and children dress in their finest attire and bestow gifts of new clothes, jewellery and perfume. Homes are decorated with fresh flowers and Eid decorations such as lanterns, fairy lights and crescent moons.
Wishing your loved ones a blessed Eid is an essential part of the celebrations. Pray for your friends and family and wishing them good health, a successful career, marriage, education and a successful year ahead. Then enjoy the time you have together. Not sure what gifts to get your loved ones, have a look at our recommendations.
Giving gifts and receiving gifts over Eid is exciting for both the children and adults. Take time to choose your gifts making sure you think about the person that is going to receive it. When visiting friends and family take gifts of flowers, plants, perfume or candles to show your appreciation that you are able to spend time with them.
Enjoy your time together and celebrate Eid Al -Adha together. For more ideas on how to decorate your home have a look at our Instagram and watch the video below.
Wishing all our customers a very blessed Eid Al-Adha.