Holidays & Observances of Eid Al Adha 2020 in Saudi Arabia
Eid al Adha 2020 will go to celebrate in Saudi Arabia on 31 July according to the teachings of the Quran and Sunnah. This eid is also known as eid ul hajj. This eid is called eid ul hajj for a deep reason because on this day hajj is offered and the people on hajj sacrifice animals on a large scale. This day is celebrated in the remembrance of Hazrat Ibrahim and Hazrat Ismail for his great sacrifice. For the remembrance of this day, Allah almighty has appointed the day of eid and compulsory for all the Muslim ummah.
Is Eid al Adha a Public Holiday?
Many people search on the internet that is eid al Adha is a public holiday or not? We want to tell them that this day is a public holiday for all the Muslims. Public holiday means that this day is a holiday for all the Muslims. All the Muslims close their businesses and have a holiday time spend with their families. All the schools, colleges, universities, government organizations and business companies remain closed on this day. This year the eid al Adha is going to celebrate on Friday and all the business organizations will remain closed.
Eid Al Adha 2020 in Saudi Arabia
The holidays for the eid al Adha start from the 5th date of dhu al hijjah. And these holidays end up on the fifteenth day of this month. This means that this day is a ten days holiday. The dates change every year because the eid is celebrated according to the Hijri calendar and the world follows the Gregorian calendar. This feast or season of sacrifice of Muslims is also known as eid ul Adha, eid ul azha, bakrid and many other famous names.
This day is also known as eid al Kabeer. Kabeer means big in terms of the Arabic language. This grand eid is celebrated by Muslims by doing several things. People celebrate this day with the sacrifice of animals such as cows, buffaloes, camels, and sheep. This day is celebrated by Muslims all over the world by Hazrat Ibrahim and his son Hazrat Ismail. There are several meanings of this eid in terms of this day.
Allah Almighty wants to promote many things in humanity such as fraternity and brotherhood. Poor people on this day can also eat good food so this is the reason behind that why this day is going to celebrate. Wish you a very happy eid al Adha Mubarak 2020 in Saudi Arabia and many other parts of the world. The details of such places are discussed in our further posts.