Eid al Adha 2020 in Canada will starts on the evening of Thursday, 30th July, and will end on the evening of Monday, August 3rd. Eid al Adha is also known as the “meat festival” and it is celebrated by the Muslims all across the world. Moreover, Eid al Adha is celebrated to honor and commemorates the willingness of Ibrahim to sacrifice his so for god. This act of Ibrahim impressed god very much. Then, god exchanges the place of Ismail with a ram. For this reason, Muslims celebrate Eid al Adha.
Eid Al Adha 2020 Canada
On Eid day, Muslims have to sacrifice anything. They slaughter goat, camel or cow. But this is allowed only for those Muslims who can effort it. Muslims also donate a big to the charity or poor. The meat of animals is divided into three parts. One third is given to the neighbors, relatives, and friends. One-third part of the meat is given to the needy and poor. So that they can also enjoy the meat, as rich families do. One-third part of the meat is kept by them.
Moreover, before they slaughter the animals Muslims do offer the Eid prayer and wear the best outfits.
When is Eid al Adha celebrated?
Eid al Adha is celebrated on the 10th of Duh al –hajjah, which is the twelfth and final month of the Islamic calendar. Islam follows the lunar calendar. This calendar depends upon the visibility of the moon. So dates change in the Gregorian calendar.
Is Eid a public holiday in Canada?
In Canada, Eid al Adha is not a federal or public holiday. Business offices will remain open on Eid day. But the special Muslim and Islamic organizations will remain closed. However, special arrangements are made for the Muslims. They can easily offer their prayer in the mosque or parks.